Manhattan Area Technical College

  • Manhattan Area Technical College provides high-quality technical, general, and adult education to prepare individuals to pursue technologically advanced careers and lead productive lives in a dynamic and diverse global environment.

School Highlights

Manhattan Area Technical College serves 912 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the state community college average of 26:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.

Top Rankings

Manhattan Area Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Kansas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Manhattan Area Technical College(KS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty44 staff66 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Manhattan Area Technical College has grown by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The Manhattan Area Technical College diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has grown by 56% over five years.
Total Enrollment912 students1,667 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:126:1
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# Full-Time Students321 students682 students
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# Part-Time Students591 students985 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
2%
3%
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% Hispanic
10%
12%
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% Black
6%
9%
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% White
74%
64%
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% Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.450.56
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College Completion Rate
53%
36%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,300$34,000
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $7,440 is more than the state average of $3,378. The in-state tuition has grown by 51% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,440 is more than the state average of $4,337. The out-state tuition has grown by 51% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$7,440$3,378
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,440$4,337
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid83%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,500$9,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,495
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Acceptance Rate100%98%

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Phi Theta Kappa, SkillsUSA, Student Activities Council, Student Veteran Association, Student Voice Council
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Profile last updated: 08/10/2021

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Manhattan Area Technical College is Rasmussen College-Kansas (47.4 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Rasmussen College-Kansas
    Private for-profit
    554 students | 47.40 Mi620 SW Governor View
    Topeka, KS 66606
    (785) 228-7320
    47.40554
  • Bryan University (Topeka)
    Private, for profit
    63 students | 48.00 Mi1527 SW Fairlawn Rd
    Topeka, KS 66604
    (785) 272-0889
    48.0063
  • 1,425 students | 57.80 Mi3301 W 18th St
    Emporia, KS 66801
    (620) 343-4600
    57.801,425
  • Brown Mackie College-Salina
    Private, for profit
    452 students | 60.10 Mi2106 South 9th Street
    Salina, KS 67401
    (785) 825-5422
    60.10452
  • 1,839 students | 61.20 Mi2221 Campus Dr
    Concordia, KS 66901
    (785) 243-1435
    61.201,839
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Did You Know?
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.

Kansas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.56, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Donnelly College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.