Salina Area Technical College

School Highlights
  • Salina Area Technical College serves 537 students (39% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 28%.
  • Salina Area Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Saline County, KS.
  • The nearest community college to Salina Area Technical College is Brown Mackie College-Salina (1.5 miles away).

Top Placements

Salina Area Technical College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Kansas for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Salina Area Technical College(KS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty30 staff62 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Salina Area Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Salina Area Technical College diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment537 students1,551 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:127:1
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# Full-Time Students211 students653 students
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# Part-Time Students326 students898 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
9%
9%
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% Black
5%
8%
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% White
79%
72%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.360.46
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College Completion Rate
65%
36%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,100$34,000
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,893 is more than the state average of $3,503. The in-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,893 is more than the state average of $4,523. The out-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,893$3,503
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,893$4,523
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid80%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$5,500$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$2,750$5,454
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Brown Mackie College-Salina
    Private, for profit
    452 students | 1.50 Mi2106 South 9th Street
    Salina KS  67401
    (785)825-5422
    1.50452
  • 1,165 students | 30.20 Mi1200 S Main
    Mcpherson KS  67460
    (620)241-0723
    30.201,165
  • Hesston College
    Private, non-profit
    428 students | 46.90 Mi301 South Main
    Hesston KS  67062
    (620)327-4221
    46.90428
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    Beloit KS  67420
    (785)738-2276
    49.60819
  • 2,052 students | 52.50 Mi2221 Campus Dr
    Concordia KS  66901
    (785)243-1435
    52.502,052
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