Northeast Kansas Technical Center

1501 W Riley St
Atchison, KS 66002-0000
Tel: (913)367-6204
  • Highland Community College, the first college in Kansas, provides lifelong learning opportunities and contributes to economic development to enhance the quality of life in the communities we serve. The college also exists to serve each student. It provides educational leadership to help each individual become a well-informed, responsible citizen and a productive member of society. The most important people in ensuring the quality of your academic life at HCC are the faculty. Just as they are prepared to assist you in the classroom with quality instruction, they will also be involved with you outside the classroom as advisors, intramural opponents, and friends. Get to know them. They are looking forward to working with you to meet your educational goals. Highland Community College is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
School Highlights
  • Northeast Kansas Technical Center serves 289 students
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 28%.
  • Northeast Kansas Technical Center is the only community colleges within Atchison County, KS.
  • The nearest community college is Highland Community College (Highland) (21.30 miles away).

School Overview

    Northeast Kansas Technical Center(KS) Community College Avg.
    Carnegie ClassificationAssociates--Public Rural-serving SmallBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
    Institution LevelAt least 2 years but < 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
    Institution ControlPublicPublic

    Student Body

    • The student population of 289 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
    • The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
    Total Enrollment289 students1,551 students
    Northeast Kansas Technical Center Total Enrollment (2014-2016)
    % Unknown races
    100%
    4%
    Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.000.46
    Northeast Kansas Technical Center Diversity Score (2014-2016)

    Finances and Admission

      % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid90%90%
      Northeast Kansas Technical Center % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2014-2016)
      Median Debt for Graduates-$9,500
      Median Debt for Dropouts-$5,454
      Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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