North Central Kansas Technical College

Tel: (785)738-2276
  • North Central Kansas Technical College, an institution of Higher Education, provides life-long educational opportunities to a diverse population leading to productive lives for the benefit of a global society. We are dedicated to providing a curriculum in a supportive learning environment designed to promote a personalized educational experience which will enhance an individual's opportunity to develop to his or her full potential.
School Highlights
  • North Central Kansas Technical College serves 819 students (64% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 28%.
  • North Central Kansas Technical College is the only community colleges within Mitchell County, KS.
  • The nearest community college to North Central Kansas Technical College is Cloud County Community College (22.1 miles away).

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 45% over five years.
North Central Kansas Technical College(KS) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty62 staff62 staff
North Central Kansas Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of North Central Kansas Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The North Central Kansas Technical College diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has grown by 144% over five years.
Total Enrollment819 students1,551 students
North Central Kansas Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:127:1
North Central Kansas Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students522 students653 students
North Central Kansas Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students297 students898 students
North Central Kansas Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
North Central Kansas Technical College Enrollment Breakdown KS All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
128300
North Central Kansas Technical College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
North Central Kansas Technical College American Indian/Alaskan (2012-2016)
% Asian
1%
2%
North Central Kansas Technical College Asian (2008-2016)
% Hispanic
3%
9%
North Central Kansas Technical College Hispanic (2010-2016)
% Black
2%
8%
North Central Kansas Technical College Black (2008-2016)
% White
90%
72%
North Central Kansas Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
North Central Kansas Technical College More (2014-2016)
North Central Kansas Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown KS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.190.46
North Central Kansas Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
71%
36%
North Central Kansas Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$38,400$34,000
North Central Kansas Technical College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,098 is more than the state average of $3,503. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $5,098 is more than the state average of $4,523. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,098$3,503
North Central Kansas Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$5,098$4,523
North Central Kansas Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%90%
North Central Kansas Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$9,500
North Central Kansas Technical College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,454
North Central Kansas Technical College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • NCKTC was established in Beloit in 1964 with a second campus established in Hays in 1975. NCKTC is widely recognized as a leader in technical education. We offer more than 14 one year certificate programs and 9 Associate of Applied Science Degree programs. We pride ourselves in not only providing cutting edge training for many career fields, but also training the leaders in those fields. NCK Technical College works in cooperation with several other educational institutions such as Cloud County Community College, Barton County Community College and Fort Hays State University towards the completion of degrees and furthering the educational opportunities of the students. At NCK Technical College we offer 19 highly skilled areas of specialization. They each rely on actual on-the-job experience enhanced with theory courses, so that you will learn a skill the right way in the shortest practical amount of time. We can prepare you in your area of interest in 9 to 20 months, so you're ready to begin a rewarding career. In an average year, we place over 90 percent of our graduates in jobs where they can put their skills to use. NCKTC was established in Beloit in 1964 with a second campus established in Hays in 1975. NCKTC is widely recognized as a leader in technical education. We offer more than 14 one year certificate programs and 9 Associate of Applied Science Degree programs. We pride ourselves in not only providing cutting edge training for many career fields, but also training the leaders in those fields.

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Did You Know?
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,503 per year for in-state students and $4,523 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,710 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Kansas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.46, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Donnelly College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.