West Kentucky Community and Technical College

4810 Alben Barkley Drive
Paducah, KY 42002-7380
Tel: (270)554-9200
6,402 students
Public institution
School Highlights
West Kentucky Community and Technical College serves 6,402 students (38% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 17%.
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 (2.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 203 teachers has declined by 27% over five years.
West Kentucky Community and Technical College (KY) 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 Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty 203 staff 73 staff
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 6,402 has declined by 14% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 28:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has grown by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,402 students 979 students
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 32:1 27:1
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 2,459 students 476 students
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 3,943 students 527 students
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Enrollment Breakdown KY All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
1%
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
2%
3%
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
7%
9%
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Black (2006-2014)
% White
87%
83%
West Kentucky Community and Technical College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
West Kentucky Community and Technical College More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
1%
2%
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown KY All Ethnic Groups 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 0.30
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,360 is equal to the state average of $3,360. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $11,760 is equal to the state average of $11,760. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,360 $3,360
West Kentucky Community and Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,760 $11,760
West Kentucky Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97% 97%
West Kentucky Community and Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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For Kentucky public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,360 per year for in-state students and $11,760 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,000 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 0.30, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Kentucky is Sullivan University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.