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.
Flint Hills Technical College serves 1,425 students (20% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is higher than the state community college average of 26:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
For-profit colleges are now becoming an alternative for community college students who are stuck on waiting lists or who hope to earn bachelor's degrees. Learn more about the opportunities and articulation agreements between for-profit colleges and community colleges.
The world was ill-prepared to find itself in the midst of a global pandemic and the effects of the past year will linger for many years to come. No industry was unaffected and the pandemic brought to light inequities in many, particularly the U.S. education system. Read on to learn how the pandemic has affected community colleges and what students can expect in the future.
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,378 per year for in-state students and $4,337 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,303 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.