Wright Career College

Overview of Wright Career College

Overland Park, KS is home to Wright Career College. Overland Park is a medium-sized city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at Wright Career College go up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

Students commonly pursue studies in computer science and engineering.

Wright Career College Selectivity

Prospective students are drawn to the school's open admissions.

Student Body

The school has 785 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008). Wright Career College has a large minority student population.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Wright Career College

Wright Career College
10975 El Monte
Overland Park , KS 66211
General Phone: (913) 385-7700

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Wright Career College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology229medical coding, medical assistant, surgical tech
Computer Science and Engineering71information science, computer security
Business and Management44accounting
Office and Administration37administrative assistant
Medical Administration11medical transcription
Mechanics and Repair10computer repair
Engineering Technician0computer systems tech

Number of programs and degrees for Wright Career College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years40210

Wright Career College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Wright Career College had a total enrollment of 785 students (1,688 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 15%
20-21 18%
22-24 18%
25-29 21%
30-34 14%
35-39 10%
40-49 3%
50-64 1%

Wright Career College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 69 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 74%

Wright Career College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Wright Career College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 8,900
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,900
Books and supplies $ 1,750

Financial Aid:
Wright Career College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2590900)

Wright Career College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Systems Security
Information Science/Studies

Engineering Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology

Mechanics And Repair
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

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

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

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Wright Career College Highlights

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What Sets Wright Career College Apart:

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