Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture

Tel: (308)367-5253
  • 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).

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 40% 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
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture has grown by 16% 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 grown by 153% over five years.
Total Enrollment384 students1,769 students
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students228 students477 students
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students156 students1,292 students
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Enrollment Breakdown NE All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
266345
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture American Indian/Alaskan (2011-2012)
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Hispanic (2007-2016)
% White
95%
81%
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture More (2014-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Ethnicity Breakdown NE All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.100.33
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
44%
33%
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$49,400$36,400
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$9,446$4,438
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%88%
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$21,500$15,625
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$7,500$6,334
Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Nebraska public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,081 per year for in-state students and $4,438 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,120 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Nebraska community colleges have a diversity score of 0.33, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Nebraska is Vatterott College-Spring Valley. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.