Ranken Technical College

4431 Finney Ave, Saint Louis, MO

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Ranken Technical College, located in Saint Louis, Missouri, was founded in 1907 by David Rankin Jr. to provide training in a variety of occupations for students. Courses started in 1909, with the school funded by a one million dollar endowment, which later added the entire fortune to the endowment which today is over sixty four million dollars. The fund have allowed the school to grow and expand, increasing its offerings as necessary to meet high demand fields and student expectations.

Ranken Technical College offers a variety of programs that may result in a certificate, associate degree or bachelor's degree. Students will be able to choose the program that best suits his or her career goals. A majority of programs take between one and two years to complete. The school has been dedicated to providing quality technical and career training over one hundred years.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid
Students interested in enrollment at Ranken Technical College must submit a completed application one week prior to the start of an academic semester. Students are encouraged to apply early though, as classes fill up quickly. Students must also supply transcripts and standardized test scores, and it is recommended students interview with an admissions representative.

Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and work study programs. Students in need of financial assistance must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) which will be used to determine need, eligibility and awards. Students may be asked to provide additional information to ensure that the FAFSA is accurate prior to the disbursement of funds.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the students Ranken Technical College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Ranken Technical College is about 1,900. The student body is made up of 100% undergraduate students and 26% graduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $14,000-$17,000 per year
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $590 to $710 per unit
  • May provide a prepaid tuition option, which allows tuition to be purchased at current rates for enrollment at a future date

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid90%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships83%$6,804
Receiving Student Loans78%$7,130
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Ranken Technical College may offer student services like:

  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation Rates

Ranken Technical College has a very high graduation rate when compared to nearby similar schools.

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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Ranken Technical College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Engineering Technology

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Precision Production

Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Ranken Technical College for official up-to-date information.

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

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