Northwest Kansas Technical College

Tel: (785)890-3641
561 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 561 students (70% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 23%.
Northwest Kansas Technical College is the only community colleges within Sherman County, KS.
The nearest community college is Colby Community College (34.6 miles away).

School Overview

Northwest Kansas 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 561 teachers has grown by 123% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has increased from 4:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment
561 students
1,303 students
Northwest Kansas Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
391 students
836 students
Northwest Kansas Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 170 students
1,046 students
Northwest Kansas Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Northwest Kansas Technical College sch enrollment Northwest Kansas Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
11%
7%
Northwest Kansas Technical College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
1%
12%
Northwest Kansas Technical College Black (2007-2012)
% White
86%
67%
Northwest Kansas Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Northwest Kansas Technical College More (2009-2012)
Northwest Kansas Technical College sch ethnicity Northwest Kansas 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. 0.25 0.45
Northwest Kansas Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,563 per year for in-state students and $5,483 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,623 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 0.45. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Wright Career College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.