Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture

  • Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (NCTA) offers a unique campus setting. Nestled in the canyons of south west Nebraska the campus is a State Arboretum and Tree City USA. You may enjoy your walk to class in a park like setting, picnic tables are frequently occupied by students studying, eating or just enjoying the beautiful surroundings. Students will enjoy many activities on campus throughout the year. NCTA students can choose to participate in Varsity Sports, Rodeo Team, Equestrian Team, Judging Team, Ranch Horse Team and several clubs and originations, including Collegiate FFA and 4-H. NCTA has a climate controlled arena that the students are welcome to use with their own horses. (Equine Safety class required). Horse boarding is also available within walking distance of the campus. NCTA is committed to providing students with the preparation necessary to develop highly technical employable skills or to continue educational opportunities at a baccalaureate granting university.
School Highlights
  • Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture serves 384 students (59% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American), which is more than the state average of 19%.
  • Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture is the only community colleges within Frontier County, NE.
  • The nearest community college to Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture is Mid-Plains Community College (35.1 miles away).

Top Placements

Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture places among the top 20% of community colleges in Nebraska for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture(NE) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty18 staff20 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment384 students1,769 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
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# Full-Time Students228 students477 students
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# Part-Time Students156 students1,292 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
266345
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
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% Hispanic
1%
7%
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% White
95%
81%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.100.33
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College Completion Rate
44%
33%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$49,400$35,400
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,026 is more than the state average of $3,081. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $9,446 is more than the state average of $4,438. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,026$3,081
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Out-State Tuition Fees$9,446$4,438
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%88%
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Median Debt for Graduates$21,500$11,675
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,500$5,500
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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