Flint Hills Technical College

3301 W 18th St
Emporia, KS 66801-5957
Tel: (620)343-4600
  • 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 836 students (49% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 28%.
  • Flint Hills Technical College is the only community colleges within Lyon County, KS.
  • The nearest community college is Bryan University (Topeka) (49.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
Flint Hills Technical College (KS) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 40 staff 53 staff
Flint Hills Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 836 has grown by 11% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has grown by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment 836 students 1,479 students
Flint Hills Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 27:1
Flint Hills Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 413 students 653 students
Flint Hills Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 423 students 826 students
Flint Hills Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Flint Hills Technical College Enrollment Breakdown KS All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
Flint Hills Technical College American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2012)
% Asian
2%
2%
Flint Hills Technical College Asian (2008-2016)
% Hispanic
21%
9%
Flint Hills Technical College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
3%
8%
Flint Hills Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
72%
72%
Flint Hills Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Flint Hills Technical College More (2014-2016)
% Non Resident races
-
2%
Flint Hills Technical College Non Resident (2007-2008)
Flint Hills Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown KS 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. 0.44 0.46
Flint Hills Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
55%
36%
Flint Hills Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $33,400 $34,000
Flint Hills Technical College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2010-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,429 is more than the state average of $3,479. The in-state tuition has grown by 29% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $5,429 is more than the state average of $4,516. The out-state tuition has grown by 29% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,429 $3,479
Flint Hills Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,429 $4,516
Flint Hills Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86% 90%
Flint Hills Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $9,500 $9,500
Flint Hills Technical College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $7,120 $5,454
Flint Hills Technical College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Bryan University (Topeka)
    Pivate, for profit
    63 students | 49.60 Mi1527 SW Fairlawn Rd
    Topeka KS  66604
    (785)272-0889
    49.6063
  • 2,628 students | 55.60 Mi1801 N Cottonwood
    Iola KS  66749
    (620)365-5116
    55.602,628
  • 9,003 students | 55.90 Mi901 S Haverhill Rd
    El Dorado KS  67042
    (316)321-2222
    55.909,003
  • 766 students | 57.60 Mi3136 Dickens Ave
    Manhattan KS  66503
    (785)587-2800
    57.60766
  • 113 students | 63.10 Mi1601 W 23rd Street, Suite 200
    Lawrence KS  66046
    (785)841-9640
    63.10113
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Did You Know?
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,479 per year for in-state students and $4,516 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,752 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Kansas 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 0.46, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Donnelly College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.