Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College

Tel: (606)589-2145
5,020 students
Public institution
Founded in 1960, Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College is a public, comprehensive community and technical college under the governance of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS). The college serves the KCTCS Southeast district and provides Associate in Art and Associate in Science degree, Associate in Applied Science degree programs, certificate programs, diploma programs, Continuing education, Academic support and developmental education and resources to promote the preservation of the Appalachian culture by stimulating artistic expression.
School Highlights
Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College serves 5,020 students (39% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 41:1 is higher than the state community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 19%.
Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College is the only community colleges within Harlan County, KY.
The nearest community college is Mountain Empire Community College (15.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 121 teachers has declined by 42% over five years.
College Southeast 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 121 staff
61 staff
Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 5,020 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 41:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.23 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 475% over five years.
Total Enrollment 5,020 students 1,315 students
Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 41:1
22:1
Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,937 students
815 students
Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 3,083 students
1,061 students
Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Black
2%
15%
Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
88%
49%
Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
9%
6%
Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Unknown (2006-2013)
Southeast 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. 0.23 0.70
Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,600 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,240 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,600 $5,590
Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,240 $10,086
Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97%
89%
Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College provides the opportunity to participate in and develop leadership skills through several campus organizations, activities, and intramural sporting events, which promote educational, recreational, social and personal growth. With campuses in Cumberland, Harlan, Middlesboro, Pineville and Whitesburg, the college is able to offer a variety of student activities that accommodate each campuses student population. Transfer Counselors are available to assist student who are preparing to transfer to four year colleges. By completing the Associate in Arts degree or the Associate in Science degree a student will have a completed the transfer block that will meet the general education requirements for Kentucky State universities and colleges.

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Did You Know?
For Kentucky public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,785 per year for in-state students and $12,252 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,847 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 0.33, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Kentucky is ATA College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.