Nichols Career Center

Overview of Nichols Career Center

Nichols Career Center is located in Jefferson City, MO (a small city). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Nichols Career Center is the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. Nichols Career Center is known for its programs in nursing and emergency medicine.

Nichols Career Center Selectivity

The school does not offer open admission. Nichols Career Center admitted just 44% of applicants in 2007-2008.

Student Body

The school had 71 enrolled students in 2007-2008.

Student Life

A lot of students at Nichols Career Center attend part-time.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The staff at Nichols Career Center believes that students' learning is our highest priority. All students can learn and it is our responsibility to provide a safe and conducive learning atmosphere and to provide the opportunity for all students to master the technical skills that will meet their goals. We are preparing students for a technological future in a diverse society. Nichols Career Center will assist each student in achieving individual growth through academics and partnerships among student, teacher, and industry. We will guide students to assume the responsibility to attain their maximum potential as life-long learners and employees."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Nichols Career Center

Nichols Career Center
605 Union
Jefferson City , MO 65101
General Phone: (573) 659-3100

Nichols Career Center Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology25dental assistant, radiation therapist
Nursing and Emergency Medicine25licensed practical nurse
Photography and Commercial Art2commercial art
Production Trades0welding
Mechanics and Repair0electrical installation and repair, HVAC, autobody repair
Engineering Technician0computer systems tech
Construction Trades0carpentry
Media0printing equipment operation

Number of programs and degrees for Nichols Career Center in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years3810
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years141

Nichols Career Center Student Body

In 2007-2008, Nichols Career Center had a total enrollment of 71 students (100 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 5%
Women 89%
Full-Time 95%
Part-Time 5%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 92%
Black 7%
Hispanic 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 11%
20-21 18%
22-24 25%
25-29 20%
30-34 13%
35-39 4%
40-49 4%
50-64 3%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Nichols Career Center Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 95 %
Part-Time 75 %

Nichols Career Center Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Jefferson City, Missouri for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Missouri Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Nichols Career Center Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsrequired

Nichols Career Center Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Nichols Career Center participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2066900)

Nichols Career Center Degree Programs (2007)

Construction Trades

Engineering Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

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Nichols Career Center Highlights

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What Sets Nichols Career Center Apart:

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Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
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Top 6%Nichols Career Center Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
% of freshmen enrolled part-time
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Top 13%Nichols Career Center % of freshmen enrolled part-time
Number of degree programs
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 13%Nichols Career Center Number of degree programs
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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Top 15%Nichols Career Center % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Female % of student body
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Top 20%Nichols Career Center Female % of student body

checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study

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