Flint Hills Technical College

  • Flint Hills Technical College is a two-year public institution of higher education nestled in the rolling hills of east-central Kansas. The mission of Flint Hills Technical College, as an associate degree granting institution, is to provide a diverse community of learners with life-long educational opportunities for personal growth and preparation for professional and civic responsibilities that meet the needs of society. Our vision is to empower our graduates to compete successfully in the high-tech global workplace. Flint Hills Technical College is coordinated by the Kansas Board of Regents and accredited through the Higher Learning Commission and the Council on Occupational Education.

School Highlights

Flint Hills Technical College serves 1,514 students (23% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 38%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 77 teachers has grown by 28% over five years.
Flint Hills Technical College(KS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty77 staff156 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of Flint Hills Technical College has grown by 81% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The Flint Hills Technical College diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,514 students1,734 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:112:1
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# Full-Time Students343 students777 students
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# Part-Time Students1,171 students957 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
2%
3%
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% Hispanic
20%
14%
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% Black
3%
8%
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% White
71%
62%
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% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
-
2%
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Diversity Score0.450.58
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College Completion Rate
65%
38%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,400$34,000
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,429 is more than the state average of $3,484. The in-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,429 is more than the state average of $4,443. The out-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,429$3,484
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,429$4,443
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$9,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,466
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Flint Hills Technical College is Rasmussen College-Kansas (51.0 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Rasmussen College-Kansas
    Private for-profit
    554 students | 51.00 Mi620 SW Governor View
    Topeka, KS 66606
    (785) 228-7320
    51.00554
  • 7,964 students | 55.40 Mi901 S Haverhill Rd
    El Dorado, KS 67042
    (316) 321-2222
    55.407,964
  • 2,407 students | 55.80 Mi1801 N Cottonwood
    Iola, KS 66749
    (620) 365-5116
    55.802,407
  • 912 students | 57.80 Mi3136 Dickens Ave
    Manhattan, KS 66503
    (785) 587-2800
    57.80912
  • 113 students | 63.60 Mi1601 W 23rd Street, Suite 200
    Lawrence, KS 66046
    (785) 841-9640
    63.60113
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