Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture

Tel: (308)367-5253
384 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 384 students (59% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American), which is more than the state average of 19%.
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 18 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (NE) 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 Private, for profit
Total Faculty 18 staff 20 staff
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 384 has grown by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has grown by 150% over five years.
Total Enrollment 384 students 395 students
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 23:1
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 228 students 384 students
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 156 students 972 students
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Enrollment Breakdown NE All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
266 345
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture American Indian/Alaskan (2010-2011)
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Hispanic (2006-2014)
% White
95%
81%
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture More (2013-2014)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Ethnicity Breakdown NE All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.10 0.33
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $4,530 is more than the state average of $2,640. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,706 is more than the state average of $3,450. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,530 $2,640
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,706 $3,450
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94% 92%
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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For Nebraska public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,640 per year for in-state students and $3,450 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,010 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 0.33, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Nebraska is Vatterott College-Spring Valley. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.