West Tennessee Business College

Overview of West Tennessee Business College

West Tennessee Business College is located in Jackson, TN (a small city). The school is a private, for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by West Tennessee Business College is the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in beauty and cosmetology, medical adminstration, office and administration.

West Tennessee Business College Selectivity

West Tennessee Business College does not offer open admission.

Student Body

The school had 297 enrolled students in 2007-2008. West Tennessee Business College has a large minority student population. A very high share of students at the school are female.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting West Tennessee Business College

West Tennessee Business College
1186 Highway 45 Bypass
Jackson , TN 38301
General Phone: (731) 668-7240

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West Tennessee Business College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology61medical coding, medical assistant
Beauty and Cosmetology48cosmetology, make-up artist, manicurist
Medical Administration46medical secretary
Office and Administration18administrative assistant, general office occupations

Number of programs and degrees for West Tennessee Business College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1336
Award of less than 1 academic year352
Associate's degree52

West Tennessee Business College Student Body

In 2007-2008, West Tennessee Business College had a total enrollment of 297 students (232 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 5%
Women 95%
Full-Time 90%
Part-Time 10%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 53%
Black 46%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 3%
20-21 19%
22-24 16%
25-29 23%
30-34 15%
35-39 10%
40-49 11%
50-64 3%

West Tennessee Business College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 77 %
Part-Time 78 %

West Tennessee Business College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

West Tennessee Business College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

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

West Tennessee Business College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
West Tennessee Business College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 494700)

West Tennessee Business College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year3$27,93013$25,700
All faculty totalcalendar year3$27,93013$25,700

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

West Tennessee Business College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Make-Up Artist/Specialist
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

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West Tennessee Business College Highlights

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What Sets West Tennessee Business College Apart:

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