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Ranken Technical College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Saint Louis, Missouri. Saint Louis is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

1,339 Full-Time Undergraduates
$14,664 Avg In-State Tuition

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Ranken Technical College Rankings

Ranken Technical College is ranked #48 out of 1,680 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation. It is also ranked #1 out of 52 schools in Missouri.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Ranken Technical College has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
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Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Ranken Technical College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Computer Engineering Technology Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Engineering Technologies Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Plumbing & Water Supply Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
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#4 Best Electromechanical Engineering Technology Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
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#6 Best Mechanic & Repair Technologies Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
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Where Is Ranken Technical College?

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Contact details for Ranken Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4431 Finney Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63113-2811
Phone: 314-371-0236
Website: www.ranken.edu

Can I Afford Ranken Technical College?

$14,664 In-State Tuition
66% Take Out Loans
5.5% Loan Default Rate
During the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time students at Ranken Technical College paid $611 per credit hour, whether they were in-state or out-of-state. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $14,664 $14,664
Fees $225 $225
Books and Supplies $2,500 $2,500
On Campus Room and Board $5,200 $5,200
On Campus Other Expenses $2,000 $2,000

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Ranken Technical College, approximately 66% of students took out student loans averaging $5,529 a year. That adds up to $22,116 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Ranken Technical College is 5.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Ranken Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,339 Full-Time Undergraduates
7% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,799 undergraduate students at Ranken Technical College, with 1,339 being full-time and 460 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 1,339 full-time undergraduates at Ranken Technical College, 93% are male and 7% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Ranken Technical College students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 15
Black or African American 200
Hispanic or Latino 39
White 943
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 141

Geographic Diversity

Missouri students aren't the only ones who study at Ranken Technical College. At this time, 5 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at Ranken Technical College

102 Took All Classes Online
758 Took At Least One Class Online
In 2017-2018, 758 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Ranken Technical College has changed over the last few years.

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Ranken Technical College Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician 25 81 0 0 106
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician 7 87 0 0 94
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Engineering Technology/Technician 53 17 0 0 70
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 8 52 1 0 61
Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology 16 35 0 0 51
Instrumentation Technology/Technician 15 35 0 0 50
Welding Technology/Welder 18 0 15 0 33
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant 16 11 0 0 27
Plumbing Technology/Plumber 2 0 22 0 24
Carpentry/Carpenter 11 12 0 0 23
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 0 20 2 0 22
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician 0 2 0 17 19
High Performance & Custom Engine Technician/Mechanic 3 14 1 0 18
Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician 7 4 1 0 12
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist 0 12 0 0 12
Building/Property Maintenance 6 0 0 0 6
Other Mechanic & Repair Technologies/Technicians 6 0 0 0 6
Appliance Installation & Repair Technology/Technician 3 1 0 0 4
TOTAL 196 383 42 17 638

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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