Ranken Technical College

Ranken Technical College

Ranken Technical College was established by David Ranken Jr. in 1907. This private, 2-year college is located in St. Louis, Missouri. More than 1,700 students enroll in Ranken Technical College every year.

A number of associate's and bachelor's degrees in technology and science are offered by Ranken Technical College. Certificate programs in various fields of study are also available. Students can choose from courses in the fields of automotive maintenance technology, architectural technology, electrical systems design technology, electronic automation technology and information technology.

Skills USA, the American Institute Of Architecture Students, the Women In Technology, the Instrumentation Society Of America and the Ranken Automotive Club are some of the clubs and organizations offered to the students at Ranken Technical College.

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Ranken Technical College
4431 Finney Ave
Saint Louis , MO 63113-2811
General Phone: (314) 371-0236

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Ranken Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Mechanics and Repair325communications install and repair, industrial electronics tech, heavy equipment maintenance tech, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, mechanic and repair
Engineering Technician173architectural engineering tech, instrumentation tech, HVAC tech, computer engineering tech
Construction Trades84carpentry, plumbing
Production Trades63machinist, welding
Business and Management13business management

Number of programs and degrees for Ranken Technical College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree33511
Bachelor's degree322
Award of less than 1 academic year24512
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years465

Ranken Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Ranken Technical College had a total enrollment of 1,743 students (1,491 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 22%
20-21 25%
22-24 18%
25-29 16%
30-34 7%
35-39 4%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%

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


Ranken Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 93 %
Part-Time 50 %

Ranken Technical College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of St. Louis, 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.

Ranken Technical College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 11,900
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 11,900
Books and supplies $ 3,500

Financial Aid:
Ranken Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1250000)

Ranken Technical College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track564

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year56$56,5294$48,882
All faculty totalcalendar year56$56,5294$48,882

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Ranken Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Construction Trades
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Engineering Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician
Instrumentation Technology/Technician

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies, Other
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians, Other

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

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Ranken Technical College Highlights

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What Sets Ranken Technical College Apart:

Male % of student body
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Number of students
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% of degrees in mechanics and repair
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Top 8%Ranken Technical College % of degrees in mechanics and repair
Number of degree programs
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Top 8%Ranken Technical College Number of degree programs
% of degrees in engineering technician
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Ranken Technical College % of degrees in engineering technician
% of degrees in production trades
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Top 12%Ranken Technical College % of degrees in production trades
Salaries of full-time faculty
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 17%Ranken Technical College Salaries of full-time faculty

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