Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

  • 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 6,399 students (36% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the state community college average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 23%.

Top Placements

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Kentucky for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 195 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College(KY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty195 staff111 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 32:1 over five years.
The Elizabethtown Community and Technical College diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has grown by 40% over five years.
Total Enrollment6,399 students2,921 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio33:125:1
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# Full-Time Students2,286 students1,066 students
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# Part-Time Students4,113 students1,855 students
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
4%
4%
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% Black
6%
9%
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% White
78%
77%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
3%
3%
% Unknown races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.380.39
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College Completion Rate
31%
31%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,400$29,400
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,624 is less than the state average of $4,128. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $12,456 is more than the state average of $12,429. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,624$4,128
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Out-State Tuition Fees$12,456$12,429
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%97%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,000$11,458
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,030
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Source: 2019 (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).

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is Brown Mackie College-Louisville (33.7 miles away).
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  • 1,120 students | 33.70 Mi3605 Fern Valley Road
    Louisville KY  40219
    (502) 810-6000
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    Louisville KY  40205
    (502) 456-6504
    37.803,318
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    Louisville KY  40202
    (502) 213-4000
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  • ATA College
    Private for-profit
    352 students | 40.60 Mi10200 Linn Station Rd Ste 125
    Louisville KY  40223
    (502) 371-8330
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    Louisville KY  40207
    (502) 410-6200
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