Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture

404 East 7th, Curtis
NE, 69025-9552
Tel: (308)367-5253
331 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 331 students (72% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 17%.
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture is the only community colleges within Frontier County, NE.

School Overview

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

Student Body

The student population of 331 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 0% over five years.
Total Enrollment
331 students
1,275 students
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
238 students
829 students
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 93 students
1,020 students
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture sch enrollment Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan -
1%
% Asian - 2%
% Hawaiian - 1%
% Hispanic 1%
7%
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black 1% 12%
% White 98%
66%
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races - 2%
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture sch ethnicity Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture 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. 0.04 0.45
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,530 is less than the state average of $5,940. 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 $10,075. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,530 $5,940
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,706 $10,075
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

  • College Loaction Mi. Students
  • No schools listed.
Recent Articles
Students Stuck for Four Years to Earn an Associate?s Degree
Students Stuck for Four Years to Earn an Associate?s Degree
A recent report revealed that many California community college students take twice as long to get an associate’s degree as is normally required. While community college is less expensive than attending a four-year institution, students who drag out their degree programs lose much of that savings in additional tuition, fees, textbooks, and lost wages. In this article, we examine the reasons why some students take so long to graduate.
Undeserved Community College Accreditation: Abuse of Power?
Complaints about the current system of accrediting community colleges, combined with the quickly changing scope of community college education and how it’s delivered, may soon necessitate changes in the way that community college programs are accredited.
Competency-Based Education: Better for Your Academic Success?
In recent years, interest in competency-based education has risen drastically. It is a form of learning in which students engage in self-paced instruction and assessment of aptitudes rather than attending traditional courses and receiving traditional grades. Seen as the future of community college education by some, and as a cheapened version of a real education by others, competency-based education appears to be here to stay.