Manhattan Area Technical College

3136 Dickens Ave, Manhattan
KS, 66503-2499
Tel:
756 students
Public institution
Manhattan Area Technical College provides quality technical and general education to prepare individuals to pursue technologically advanced careers and lead productive lives. As a leader in technical education, Manhattan Area Technical College will enhance student-centered learning and service to business, industry, and community members. Manhattan Area Technical College faculty and staff are committed to a comprehensive institutional assessment program that promotes continuous improvement in all aspects of programs and services critical to the success of the college. Convinced that learning-oriented effectiveness is of primary importance in meeting the institution's mission, the faculty has placed an emphasis on the assessment of student learning. MATC also recognizes the importance of assessment and improvement activities related to organizational structure. These activities, designed to complement the assessment of student learning and enhance the planning and implementation of strategic initiatives, as well as the operational functions of the College, must be included in a comprehensive plan. Demonstrating ongoing institutional improvement is significant to ensure the continuing success of the College. MATC is strengthened by its ability to respond quickly and effectively to changing student and stakeholder needs through a systematic and well-practiced methodology involving assessment, evaluation, and action to address the identified opportunities for improvement. This allows the College to compete in an educational arena where prospective students have a myriad of options. In addition, as funding sources and legislative and accrediting organizations search for ways to enhance accountability among educational institutions, the documentation produced by this ongoing improvement process facilitates the reporting required for compliance with these regulatory and accrediting agencies.
School Highlights:
Manhattan Area Technical College serves 756 students (58% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Manhattan Area Technical College is the only community colleges within Riley County, KS.
The nearest community college is Bryan University (Topeka) (48 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Manhattan Area 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

Student Body

The student population of 756 teachers has grown by 68% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 31% over five years.
Total Enrollment
756 students
1,287 students
Manhattan Area Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
441 students
832 students
Manhattan Area Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 315 students
1,021 students
Manhattan Area Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Manhattan Area Technical College sch enrollment Manhattan Area Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
-
2%
Manhattan Area Technical College Asian (2006-2011)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Manhattan Area Technical College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
4%
12%
Manhattan Area Technical College Black (2006-2012)
% White
92%
66%
Manhattan Area Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Manhattan Area Technical College sch ethnicity Manhattan Area Technical College sta ethnicity
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 0.45
Manhattan Area Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,895 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 39% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,895 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 39% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,895 $5,845
Manhattan Area Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,895 $10,047
Manhattan Area Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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