Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

600 College Street Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701-3081
Tel: (270)769-2371
  • 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 7,314 students (39% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 38:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 16%.
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is the only community colleges within Hardin County, KY.
  • The nearest community college is Spencerian College-Louisville (33.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 195 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College(KY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsLess than 2 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty195 staff97 staff
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 7,314 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 38:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has grown by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment7,314 students3,252 students
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio38:127:1
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students2,821 students1,360 students
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students4,493 students1,892 students
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Enrollment Breakdown KY All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
1%
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
4%
3%
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
7%
8%
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
85%
84%
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
2%
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown KY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.270.29
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
24%
29%
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,400$30,100
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,624 is less than the state average of $4,996. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $12,456 is less than the state average of $12,836. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,624$4,996
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$12,456$12,836
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%97%
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$12,222$17,357
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,997$6,625
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or 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).

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Did You Know?
For Kentucky public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,996 per year for in-state students and $12,836 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,961 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Kentucky community colleges have a diversity score of 0.29, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Kentucky is Sullivan University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.