Salina Area Technical College

School Highlights

Salina Area Technical College serves 791 students (28% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is same as the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 38%.

School News

  • Salina Tech to build $1 million student center - 10/06/2021 - Salina Area Technical College will have a new student center built on the campus after approval by the college's board of trustees Tuesday.The board approved a bid by Ponton Construction ...morefor $1,075,000 to build the new center onto the west side of Building A on the campus located at the Salina Regional Airport. hide
  • Seeing double? Twins graduate from Salina Tech in the same field of study - 09/15/2021 - Rarely does a pair of twins find that they share similar interests, let alone want to pursue the same field of study in higher education.
    Saturday afternoon, Beronica and ...moreMarcelle Cruz walked the stage to each receive an associate of applied science degree in electrical technology from Salina Tech. hide
  • Kansas Guard partnership helps Soldiers earn degrees - 09/15/2021 - Active-duty, Reserve and National Guard Soldiers who take military occupational specialty conversion courses at the Kansas Army National Guard Regional Training Site for Maintenance now can walk away with more ...morethan a new MOS.
    Students who enroll in the Synchronous Training for Academic Credit program and meet all requirements will be well on their way toward earning an Associate of Applied Science degree from Salina Area Technical College.
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Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 68 teachers has grown by 61% over five years.
Salina Area Technical College(KS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty68 staff156 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Salina Area Technical College has grown by 47% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The Salina Area Technical College diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment791 students1,734 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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# Full-Time Students220 students777 students
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# Part-Time Students571 students957 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
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% Asian
2%
3%
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% Hispanic
10%
14%
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% Black
2%
8%
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% White
80%
62%
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% Two or more races
5%
4%
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% Unknown races
1%
6%
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Diversity Score0.350.58
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College Completion Rate
68%
38%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,100$34,000
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,893 is more than the state average of $3,484. The in-state tuition has declined by 24% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,893 is more than the state average of $4,443. The out-state tuition has declined by 24% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,893$3,484
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,893$4,443
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid86%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$5,500$9,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,804$5,466
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Salina Area Technical College is Central Christian College of Kansas (30.2 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 677 students | 30.20 Mi1200 S Main
    McPherson, KS 67460
    (620) 241-0723
    30.20677
  • Hesston College
    Private not-for-profit
    378 students | 46.90 Mi301 South Main
    Hesston, KS 67062
    (620) 327-4221
    46.90378
  • 5,315 students | 52.50 Mi1300 N Plum St
    Hutchinson, KS 67501
    (620) 665-3500
    52.505,315
  • 1,802 students | 52.60 Mi2221 Campus Dr
    Concordia, KS 66901
    (785) 243-1435
    52.601,802
  • 913 students | 53.90 Mi3033 US Highway 24
    Beloit, KS 67420
    (785) 738-2276
    53.90913
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Did You Know?
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,484 per year for in-state students and $4,443 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,155 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Kansas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.58, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Kansas City Kansas Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.