Wichita Area Technical College

4004 N Webb Rd. Bldg 100
Wichita, KS 67226
Tel: (316)677-9400
2,677 students
Public institution

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Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) has been delivering excellence in education since 1965. WATC continues to build on this tradition with quality instructors, talented students and state-of-the-art technical equipment. Together, these elements help create a hands-on learning environment that promotes participation and prepares students for further education and/or career experiences. The mission of WATC is to provide quality higher education and leadership in workforce training that supports economic development for a global economy. WATC will be the leading provider of higher education, specializing in the delivery of career technical education, utilizing state of-the-art facilities with highly qualified faculty, and offering a competitive advantage that drives economic development in the region.
School Highlights:
Wichita Area Technical College serves 2,677 students (43% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Wichita Area Technical College is one of 4 community colleges within Sedgwick County, KS.
The nearest community college is Vatterott College-Wichita (0.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Wichita 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 2,677 teachers has grown by 188% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,677 students
1,303 students
Wichita Area Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,138 students
835 students
Wichita Area Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,539 students
1,046 students
Wichita Area Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Wichita Area Technical College sch enrollment Wichita Area Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
3%
2%
Wichita Area Technical College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
10%
7%
Wichita Area Technical College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
20%
11%
Wichita Area Technical College Black (2006-2012)
% White
65%
66%
Wichita Area Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Wichita Area Technical College sch ethnicity Wichita 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. 0.53 0.44
Wichita Area Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $6,634 is more than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 38% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,673 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 60% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $6,634 $5,890
Wichita Area Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,673 $10,047
Wichita Area Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
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 0.44. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Wright Career College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.