Ashland Community and Technical College

1400 College Drive
Ashland, KY 41101-3683
Tel: (606)326-2000
3,345 students
Public institution
Ashland Community and Technical College is a comprehensive institution of higher education that for a diverse population changes lives through education and training. It provides learning experiences for those preparing for an occupation upon graduation, for those transferring to a baccalaureate institution, and for those in the workforce seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills. The comprehensive college offers programs leading to the awarding of continuing education units, certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees. These programs and services are flexible, adaptable, and accessible through partnerships with other institutions and the use of technology.
School Highlights
Ashland Community and Technical College serves 3,345 students (50% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 16%.
Ashland Community and Technical College is the only community colleges within Boyd County, KY.
The nearest community college is Ohio University-Southern Campus (3.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 138 teachers has declined by 27% over five years.
College Ashland Community and Technical College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 138 staff
62 staff
Ashland Community and Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 3,345 has declined by 28% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,345 students 1,371 students
Ashland Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
22:1
Ashland Community and Technical College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 1,683 students
779 students
Ashland Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 1,662 students
1,083 students
Ashland Community and Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Ashland Community and Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
1%
20%
Ashland Community and Technical College Hispanic (2008-2014)
% Black
1%
15%
Ashland Community and Technical College Black (2006-2014)
% White
92%
49%
Ashland Community and Technical College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Ashland Community and Technical College More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
4%
6%
Ashland Community and Technical College Unknown (2006-2014)
Ashland Community and Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.15 0.70
Ashland Community and Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,624 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,456 is more than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,624 $5,664
Ashland Community and Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,456 $10,360
Ashland Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 98%
90%
Ashland Community and Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Located in the foothills of eastern Kentucky, Ashland Community & Technical College has been the two-year college of choice for students in the Ashland area for more than 60 years. As a committed partner in community and workforce development and the continuous search for excellence, Ashland Community and Technical College offers diverse learning opportunities from liberal arts education to sophisticated technical programs. The college serves the community at large by offering basic skills education for adults, by supporting economic development through services to business and industry, and by providing programs and services that enhance the quality of life for the citizens of the Tri-State service area. As part of Kentucky Community and Technical College System, Ashland Community & Technical College offers university-parallel programs for transfer to four-year institutions and career programs for advancement in professional fields. In addition, ACTC responds to the needs of local business and industry for state-of-the-art workforce training. Thousands of people in the tri-state area of Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia visit the ACTC campus throughout the year for life-long learning experiences and cultural programs. Ashland Community and Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees.

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Did You Know?
For Kentucky public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,383 per year for in-state students and $11,783 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,897 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Kentucky community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.28, which is lower than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Kentucky is Sullivan University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.