Flint Hills Technical College

Tel: (6.2)034-3460
834 students
Public institution
Flint Hills Technical College is a two-year public institution of higher education nestled in the rolling hills of east-central Kansas. The mission of Flint Hills Technical College, as an associate degree granting institution, is to provide a diverse community of learners with life-long educational opportunities for personal growth and preparation for professional and civic responsibilities that meet the needs of society. Our vision is to empower our graduates to compete successfully in the high-tech global workplace. Flint Hills Technical College is coordinated by the Kansas Board of Regents and accredited through the Higher Learning Commission and the Council on Occupational Education.
School Highlights:
Flint Hills Technical College serves 834 students (61% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Flint Hills Technical College is the only community colleges within Lyon County, KS.
The nearest community college is Bryan University (Topeka) (49.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Flint Hills 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 50 staff
59 staff
Flint Hills Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 834 teachers has grown by 75% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 24% over five years.
Total Enrollment
834 students
1,282 students
Flint Hills Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
22:1
Flint Hills Technical College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
510 students
810 students
Flint Hills Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 324 students
1,017 students
Flint Hills Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Flint Hills Technical College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
Flint Hills Technical College Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
22%
7%
Flint Hills Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
2%
12%
Flint Hills Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
72%
57%
Flint Hills Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races"
2% 2%
Flint Hills 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. 0.35 0.53
Flint Hills Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,242 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 37% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,242 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 37% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,242 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,242 $10,294
Flint Hills Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84%
89%
Flint Hills Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,629 per year for in-state students and $4,624 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,345 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 0.39, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Wright Career College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.