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So you're from Olathe, KS?

Fortunately for you, Olathe, KS offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Olathe College and University Demographics

Olathe's 3 colleges and universities offer a total of 51 degree and certificate programs for you to choose from, in fields ranging from mathematics teacher education to english language and literature, general to elementary education and teaching.

The top-ranked school in Olathe is MidAmerica Nazarene University, with a student population of 1,778. In 2010, MidAmerica Nazarene University was ranked 71st in the nation. The most popular course of study at MidAmerica Nazarene University is Business.

Tuition

On average, colleges and universities in Olathe schools charge students $6,750 per year in tuition fees. The Olathe school charging the highest tuition rates is MidAmerica Nazarene University, which charges students $20,250 per year. The lowest tuition rate in Olathe is at MidAmerica Nazarene University, which charges students $20,250 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2008, $0 of the total $0 in financial aid received by Olathe students was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships. The highest amount of institutional grants and scholarships given to students by a local college was $0, which was given by MidAmerica Nazarene University.

Olathe Student Demographics

In 2010, 1,976 students were enrolled in Olathe schools, which was 1% of the total college students in Kansas. The school with the highest number of student enrolled in Olathe was MidAmerica Nazarene University, with 1,778 students. Regency Beauty Institute-Olathe, with only 91 students, had the lowest total enrollment in Olathe.

Graduation and Retention Rates

The retention rate for Olathe colleges and universities, which is the percent of students who return to college after their first year, is about 79%. For every 100 students who enroll in Olathe schools, 54 eventually graduate. The Olathe college with the highest graduation rate is Xenon International Academy, which has a graduation rate of 63%. The Olathe college with the lowest graduation rate is Regency Beauty Institute-Olathe, which has a graduation rate of 41%.

Diversity

Of the 1,976 students attending Olathe schools, 65% are female. The ratio of Olathe students who are 24 years old or younger to those who are over 24 years old is 0 to 100. In 2009, 24% of Olathe college students identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority. Regency Beauty Institute-Olathe, with 78% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background, had the highest percentage of ethnically diverse students in Olathe.

Olathe Faculty Demographics

Olathe schools had 382 faculty members in 2010. Of these faculty members, 39% were female and 28% were from racial or ethnic minority backgrounds.

In 2009, Olathe colleges and universities had on average of 1 faculty for every 7 students. B Street Design-School of Internationl Hair Styling-Wichita had faculty to student ratio of 1 to 1, which was the highest for all schools in Olathe.

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Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 28,580 $24,720 $25,000 -10.8%
2
Registered Nurses 21,760 $64,520 $67,720 14.0%
3
Office Clerks, General 19,760 $29,560 $28,240 -14.0%
4
General and Operations Managers 14,690 $101,100 $113,100 31.0%
5
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 12,720 $46,370 $54,330 29.7%
6
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 12,650 $34,910 $35,340 -6.8%
7
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 11,470 $24,740 $25,140 8.8%
8
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 11,220 $30,750 $32,000 15.9%
9
Accountants and Auditors 10,450 $58,480 $68,960 5.1%
10
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 10,420 $49,400 $50,770 -3.2%
11
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 7,780 $39,170 $39,890 7.0%
12
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 7,610 $42,520 $45,860 -37.0%
13
Cooks, Restaurant 7,140 $21,800 $23,260 29.8%
14
Security Guards 6,540 $27,810 $26,870 -16.4%
15
Medical Secretaries 5,940 $31,170 $31,820 181.5%
16
Construction Laborers 5,800 $39,720 $33,590 -10.9%
17
Lawyers 4,840 $117,310 $129,440 32.6%
18
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 4,700 $38,700 $41,360 -0.4%
19
Software Developers, Applications 4,700 $80,390 $90,410
20
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 4,640 $39,860 $38,200 -10.9%
21
Management Analysts 4,490 $77,800 $87,260 23.7%
22
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 4,310 $48,710 $55,620 2.4%
23
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 4,280 $44,880 $54,880 -2.5%
24
Carpenters 4,130 $46,760 $43,890 -40.7%
25
Home Health Aides 4,060 $21,370 $21,760 129.4%
26
Electricians 4,030 $55,880 $51,810 -1.7%
27
Billing and Posting Clerks 3,830 $32,630 $33,270 -9.5%
28
Chief Executives 3,430 $169,150 $173,350 -7.5%
29
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 3,420 $52,600 $60,160 81.9%
30
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 3,410 $62,870 $62,260 0.0%
31
Cooks, Fast Food 3,170 $17,750 $18,540 -4.2%
32
Financial Managers 3,120 $106,310 $116,970 9.5%
33
Medical Assistants 3,100 $29,050 $29,760 54.2%
34
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 3,100 $23,960 $24,180 -5.5%
35
Computer Programmers 2,910 $73,490 $74,900
36
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 2,850 $24,690 $26,510 -13.4%
37
Loan Officers 2,780 $71,440 $65,900 5.3%
38
Pharmacy Technicians 2,740 $27,700 $29,330 9.6%
39
Sales Managers 2,450 $107,090 $114,110 11.4%
40
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 2,420 $49,600 $49,640 -11.7%
41
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 2,410 $53,480 $50,360 -23.7%
42
Computer and Information Systems Managers 2,370 $106,720 $123,280 1.3%
43
Correctional Officers and Jailers 2,340 $33,240 $42,780 -5.3%
44
Civil Engineers 2,260 $79,450 $82,280 0.0%
45
Managers, All Other 2,230 $91,280 $102,160 -6.7%
46
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 2,180 $48,840 $55,220 6.3%
47
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 2,170 $26,820 $29,200 -5.7%
48
Mechanical Engineers 2,150 $81,270 $82,480 48.3%
49
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 2,140 $102,290 $95,130 12.6%
50
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 2,090 $36,800 $43,850 15.5%