Ashland Community and Technical College

1400 College Drive
Ashland, KY 41101-3683
Tel: (606)326-2000
4,877 students
Public institution
Ashland Community and Technical College is a comprehensive institution of higher education that for a diverse population changes lives through education and training. It provides learning experiences for those preparing for an occupation upon graduation, for those transferring to a baccalaureate institution, and for those in the workforce seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills. The comprehensive college offers programs leading to the awarding of continuing education units, certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees. These programs and services are flexible, adaptable, and accessible through partnerships with other institutions and the use of technology.
School Highlights:
Ashland Community and Technical College serves 4,877 students (45% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 13%.
Ashland Community and Technical College is the only community colleges within Boyd County, KY.
The nearest community college is Ohio University-Southern Campus (3.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Ashland Community and 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 4,877 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 300% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,877 students
1,303 students
Ashland Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,200 students
836 students
Ashland Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,677 students
1,046 students
Ashland Community and Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Ashland Community and Technical College sch enrollment Ashland Community and Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Ashland Community and Technical College Hispanic (2008-2012)
% Black
2%
12%
Ashland Community and Technical College Black (2006-2012)
% White
96%
67%
Ashland Community and Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Ashland Community and Technical College More (2010-2011)
Ashland Community and Technical College sch ethnicity Ashland Community and 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. 0.08 0.45
Ashland Community and Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,360 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,760 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,360 $5,940
Ashland Community and Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,760 $10,072
Ashland Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Located in the foothills of eastern Kentucky, Ashland Community & Technical College has been the two-year college of choice for students in the Ashland area for more than 60 years. As a committed partner in community and workforce development and the continuous search for excellence, Ashland Community and Technical College offers diverse learning opportunities from liberal arts education to sophisticated technical programs. The college serves the community at large by offering basic skills education for adults, by supporting economic development through services to business and industry, and by providing programs and services that enhance the quality of life for the citizens of the Tri-State service area. As part of Kentucky Community and Technical College System, Ashland Community & Technical College offers university-parallel programs for transfer to four-year institutions and career programs for advancement in professional fields. In addition, ACTC responds to the needs of local business and industry for state-of-the-art workforce training. Thousands of people in the tri-state area of Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia visit the ACTC campus throughout the year for life-long learning experiences and cultural programs. Ashland Community and Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees.

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Did You Know?
For Kentucky public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,205 per year for in-state students and $12,925 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,499 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Kentucky is 71%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Kentucky 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 0.23, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Kentucky is Daymar College-Louisville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.