West Kentucky Community and Technical College

4810 Alben Barkley Drive
Paducah, KY 42002-7380
Tel:
6,772 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
West Kentucky Community and Technical College serves 6,772 students (37% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less 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

West Kentucky 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 6,772 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 22% over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,772 students
1,303 students
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,516 students
836 students
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 4,256 students
1,046 students
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
West Kentucky Community and Technical College sch enrollment West Kentucky Community and Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
1%
2%
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
7%
12%
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Black (2006-2012)
% White
88%
67%
West Kentucky Community and Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
West Kentucky Community and Technical College More (2010-2012)
West Kentucky Community and Technical College sch ethnicity West Kentucky 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. 0.22 0.45
West Kentucky 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 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,360 $5,940
West Kentucky Community and Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,760 $10,072
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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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.