Northwest Kansas Technical College

Tel: (785)890-3641
626 students
Public institution
Northwest Kansas Technical College is the place you want to be for an affordable quality education. Our surveys show that over 90% of our graduates become employed or continue their education shortly after graduation. Our students enjoy the best of the best with smaller class sizes and a faculty with educational credentials as well as professional experiences. Our faculty and staff love what they do and look forward to sharing their passion, experiences and knowledge with you. Students at Northwest Tech become a part of our family because the faculty and staff take a personal interest in the success of each student. We offer on-campus mentoring as well as work-study opportunities. The Community of Goodland and Sherman County take pride in providing employment opportunities for the students of Northwest Tech while they attending college. Northwest Tech students have an opportunity to enjoy a small town environment, but can also enjoy the metropolitan life-style if they choose to venture out to Denver, Colorado (180 miles west). Hiking, exploring, theatre and many other weekend adventures are within driving distance from Goodland, Kansas.
School Highlights:
Northwest Kansas Technical College serves 626 students (62% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 33%.
Northwest Kansas Technical College is the only community colleges within Sherman County, KS.
The nearest community college is Colby Community College (34.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
College Northwest Kansas Technical College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 38 staff
61 staff
Northwest Kansas Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)
Number of Programs Offered 15 7

Student Body

The student population of 626 has grown by 130% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 170% over five years.
Total Enrollment 626 students 1,296 students
Northwest Kansas Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 389 students
814 students
Northwest Kansas Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 237 students
1,040 students
Northwest Kansas Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Northwest Kansas Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Northwest Kansas Technical College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Northwest Kansas Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Northwest Kansas Technical College Black (2007-2013)
% White
Northwest Kansas Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Northwest Kansas Technical College More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
Northwest Kansas Technical College Unknown (2009-2013)
% Non Resident races
Northwest Kansas Technical College Non Resident (2011-2013)
Northwest Kansas 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. 0.54 0.68
Northwest Kansas Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,243 per year for in-state students and $5,164 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,701 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Kansas 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 0.52, which is equal to the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Donnelly College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.