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Vatterott College - Des Moines

Quick Stats
Admissions Yield
Gender Distribution
Average Salary after Graduating
Average Salary a Few Years after Graduating
Tuition + Fees
Student Median Household Income
Undergrad Focus
Undergrad Retention Rate
Undergrad Size
Graduation Rate
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Overview
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Tuition & Fees

$11,982

Average Salary in 10 Years

$28,700
Note: 10 years after enrolling at Vatterott College - Des Moines

Vatterott College - Des Moines is located in Des Moines, Iowa. It is a very small private for-profit school part of the Vatterott Educational Centers Inc. system and offers undergrad programs. It has 34 undergraduate students enrolled.

Popular majors include Health Professions and Related Programs, Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians, and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services. 49% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $23,700.

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About
🗺 7000 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, Iowa 50321
Mission The student is our primary concern at Vatterott College. We are student-centered and committed to giving full attention and effort to the development of our students' skills. Our focus on the student affects every aspect of the educational program. Recruitment, admissions, training, and career services policies are designed to develop a student's abilities, attitude, and interests so that he/she becomes a skilled and successful employee.
🌐 www.vatterott.edu
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Graduation Rate
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Graduation Rate

49%
within 6 years

Men Graduation Rate

51%

Women Graduation Rate

47%
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Cost
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Can you afford to attend Vatterott College - Des Moines?

Average Cost After Financial Aid

$20,234
for one year
Source: Dept. of Education

Published Tuition & Fees

$11,982
Excludes housing Source: Dept. of Education

Out-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$11,982
per year

In-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$11,982
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?

Median Student Debt

$20,000
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

How much will you pay each month?

$213
Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the median monthly payment a graduate of Vatterott College - Des Moines would expect to pay over 10 years.

The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.

Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.

Vatterott College - Des Moines Financial Aid

Students Receiving Financial Aid

93%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

Students Receiving a Federal Student Loan

91%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education
Vatterott College - Des Moines Tuition and Room & Board

Out-of-State Tuition

Total Cost: $11,982
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

In-State Tuition

Total Cost: $11,982
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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Career & Salary
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How much money will you make after graduating from Vatterott College - Des Moines?

Vatterott College - Des Moines students, on average, make $28,700 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 7-8 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 5% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from Vatterott College - Des Moines

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at Vatterott College - Des Moines. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

How much will your income increase each year?

4.9%
in early to mid-career Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at Vatterott College - Des Moines.

Median Earnings of Students from Vatterott College - Des Moines

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Vatterott College - Des Moines.

Male Students: Average Earnings from Vatterott College - Des Moines

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Vatterott College - Des Moines.

Female Students: Average Earnings from Vatterott College - Des Moines

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Vatterott College - Des Moines.

Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at Vatterott College - Des Moines

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Vatterott College - Des Moines.
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Return on Education
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What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend Vatterott College - Des Moines? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

10-Year Average Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

2.4x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Vatterott College - Des Moines. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Vatterott College - Des Moines. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

10-Year Median Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School

2.1x
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at Vatterott College - Des Moines. Salary is for the number of years after you start at Vatterott College - Des Moines. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

Tuition vs. Earnings

Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.
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Teaching
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Student-Faculty Ratio

7
students per faculty
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Graduate School
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Can you go to grad school at Vatterott College - Des Moines?

No
Highest degree: Associate's degree
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Students
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Undergraduate Focus

100%

Undergrads

34

Total Students

34
undergrads and grad students

Students over 25

56%

Student Median Household Income

$53,377
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017) Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau
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Student Diversity
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Who will be your classmates?

Women

68%
of undergraduates

Men

32%
of undergraduates

Are there more men or more women?

More Women

Vatterott College - Des Moines has more female students than male students.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 47 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 212 women.

Undergraduate Student Diversity at Vatterott College - Des Moines

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Student Age

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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What do students at Vatterott College - Des Moines study?

Vatterott College - Des Moines Popular Majors

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at Vatterott College - Des Moines are:

  1. Health Professions and Related Programs
  2. Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
  3. Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Approximately 100% of students choose to study one of these majors.
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Student Satisfaction
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Will you be happy at Vatterott College - Des Moines?

Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate

67%

Students Who Transfer Out of Vatterott College - Des Moines

1%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

Vatterott College - Des Moines has a retention rate of 67% for full-time undergrads, which is neither high nor low.

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Transfers
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Vatterott College - Des Moines has no students who transfer here.

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Living in Des Moines, Iowa
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City Violent Crime Rate per 100,000

670
in 2017
Source: FBI

City Rape Rate per 100,000

34
in 2017
Source: FBI
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Politics in Iowa
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Presidential Election Results of 2016

Republican

Politically, Iowa tends to be Somewhat Republican. In the 2016 Presidential election, 42% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 51% voted for the Republican party, and 4% voted for neither.

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