Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture

Tel: (308)367-5253
300 students
Public institution
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (NCTA) offers a unique campus setting. Nestled in the canyons of south west Nebraska the campus is a State Arboretum and Tree City USA. You may enjoy your walk to class in a park like setting, picnic tables are frequently occupied by students studying, eating or just enjoying the beautiful surroundings. Students will enjoy many activities on campus throughout the year. NCTA students can choose to participate in Varsity Sports, Rodeo Team, Equestrian Team, Judging Team, Ranch Horse Team and several clubs and originations, including Collegiate FFA and 4-H. NCTA has a climate controlled arena that the students are welcome to use with their own horses. (Equine Safety class required). Horse boarding is also available within walking distance of the campus. NCTA is committed to providing students with the preparation necessary to develop highly technical employable skills or to continue educational opportunities at a baccalaureate granting university.
School Highlights:
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture serves 300 students (71% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 25%.
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture is the only community colleges within Frontier County, NE.
The nearest community college is Mid-Plains Community College (35.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
College Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture 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 19 staff
61 staff
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 300 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 499% over five years.
Total Enrollment 300 students 1,296 students
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
21:1
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 214 students
814 students
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 86 students
1,040 students
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
3%
21%
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Hispanic (2006-2013)
% White
94%
51%
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
3%
3%
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Unknown (2006-2013)
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture 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. 0.12 0.68
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,530 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,706 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,530 $5,660
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,706 $10,250
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 220 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 65%
89%
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Nebraska public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,870 per year for in-state students and $4,029 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,131 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Nebraska 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 0.42, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Nebraska is Vatterott College-Spring Valley. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.