West Kentucky Community and Technical College

4810 Alben Barkley Drive
Paducah, KY 42002
Tel: (270)554-9200
6,911 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
West Kentucky Community and Technical College serves 6,911 students (36% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 13%.
West Kentucky Community and Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within McCracken County, KY.
The nearest community college is Daymar College-Paducah Main (2.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 229 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
West Kentucky 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 229 staff
59 staff
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 6,911 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 22% over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,911 students
1,282 students
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 30:1
22:1
West Kentucky Community and Technical College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
2,455 students
810 students
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 4,456 students
1,017 students
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
2%
7%
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
8%
12%
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
80%
57%
West Kentucky Community and Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
West Kentucky Community and Technical College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
7%
3%
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Unknown (2006-2013)
West Kentucky 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. 0.22 0.53
West Kentucky 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
West Kentucky Community and Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,096 $10,294
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
89%
West Kentucky Community and Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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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.