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Ranken Technical College

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Ranken is only worried about making money!BrightOther
Ranken is only worried about making money! They say they are non for profit, but that is total wrong. I took the machining degree and there machines are outdated where does all the money go?? President and Vise Presidents!!! The instructors could care less about the students and Ranken. I heard some many great things about Ranken years ago and thought that it would be a great choice boy was I wrong. There are some other great options out there now at a more affordable cost. Do not waste your money at RANKEN!!
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
Preparedness: F Reputation: F
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This college isn't worth it.Computer Science
This college isn't worth it. The instructors have no teaching credentials and they suck at teaching. Half the time they just sit in the office. when they are supposed to be helping students learn. I'm surprised that they called themselves a college. they claim that they are better than universities in the st.louis area. I don't think so. School doesn't support students with learning disabilities. don pohl or who ever is in charge does not care about the students. only the money.
Male -- Class 2000
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This college is a joke.AverageUndecided
This college is a joke. The instructors have no teaching credentials and they suck at teaching. Half the time they just sit in the office for their "shop time" when they are supposed to be helping students learn how to install or operate fixtures. Class gets out 2 to 3 hours earlier than it is supposed to half the time even though you are paying to go to school for 7 hours a day. Most of the instructors are just people who could not make it out in the field and have no teaching background. Their class time consists of busy work. They just hand out packets and have you sit there the whole time and do them in class. My advice, please don't waste your time and hard earned money. The 96% job placement rate is a joke too. You will be lucky to get a job when you get out and you will be 16000 dollars in debt.
1st Year Male -- Class 2012
Perceived Campus Safety: A, Education Quality: F
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