Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

Tel: (270)769-2371
7,441 students
Public institution
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is a comprehensive community and technical college committed to providing quality, affordable, and accessible educational and training opportunities to all persons. The college collaborates with other organizations to provide programs and services that prepare individuals to live and to work in a constantly changing world.
School Highlights:
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College serves 7,441 students (42% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 38:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 13%.
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is the only community colleges within Hardin County, KY.
The nearest community college is Spencerian College-Louisville (33.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 195 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 195 staff
59 staff
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 7,441 teachers has grown by 39% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 38:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,441 students
1,282 students
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 38:1
22:1
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
3,157 students
810 students
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 4,284 students
1,017 students
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
9%
12%
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
82%
57%
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Unknown (2006-2013)
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.24 0.53
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,456 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,096 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,456 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,096 $10,294
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97%
89%
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (ECTC) is a member of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS), which includes 16 districts. The college provides accessible and affordable education and training through academic and technical associate degrees; diploma and certificate programs in occupational fields; pre-baccalaureate education; adult, continuing and developmental education; customized training for business and industry; and distance learning. Elizabethtown Technical College (ETC) was founded in 1965 through a bond issue by the Elizabethtown Independent School Board. The Commonwealth of Kentucky provided equipment for the facility and assumed responsibility for its operation. In 1972 the state purchased the land and building from the Elizabethtown Independent School Board. In 1998 ETC became a technical college under the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. Elizabethtown Community and Technical College offers Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs, Associate in Applied Science degree, diploma, and certificate programs, Continuing education and Developmental education courses. Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is accredited to award Associate Degrees by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Louisville Spencerian College-Louisville
    Private for-profit
    4627 Dixie Hwy
    Louisville, KY 40216
    (502)447-1000
    33.6  Mi  |  650  students
  • Louisville Brown Mackie College-Louisville
    Private for-profit
    3605 Fern Valley Road
    Louisville, KY 40219
    (502)810-6000
    33.7  Mi  |  1302  students
  • Saint Catharine Saint Catharine College
    Private not-for-profit
    2735 Bardstown Road
    Saint Catharine, KY 40061
    (859)336-5082
    33.7  Mi  |  766  students
  • Louisville Daymar College-Louisville
    Private for-profit
    4112 Fern Valley Road
    Louisville, KY 40219
    (502)495-1040
    33.8  Mi  |  172  students
  • Louisville Sullivan College of Technology and Design
    Private for-profit
    3901 Atkinson Square Dr
    Louisville, KY 40218
    (502)456-6509
    36.5  Mi  |  387  students
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Did You Know?
For Kentucky public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,383 per year for in-state students and $11,783 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,861 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
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 0.53. The most diverse community college in Kentucky is Daymar College-Louisville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.