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%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 791 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,893
  • Out-state tuition: $4,893
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 20%
  • Source: Verified school update

School News

  • Salina Tech sets enrollment record - 10/03/2022
    A decade-long streak of enrollment growth continues for Salina Area Technical College this fall, with the college again posting new records.According to data collected for the Kansas Board of Regents ...moreon the 20th day of fall classes, Salina Tech has 857 students, up five from the 852 in the fall of 2021. hide
  • Salina Tech ranked as a top college - 09/19/2022
    The Chronicle of Higher Education has ranked Salina Area Technical College in the top 2 percent of two-year colleges across the United States, based on its graduation rate.
  • 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 Marcelle ...moreCruz 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 public schools in Kansas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 68 teachers has grown by 61% over five years.
Salina Area Technical College
(KS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
68 staff
156 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 Enrollment
791 students
1,734 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
220 students
777 students
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# Part-Time Students
571 students
957 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Salina Area Technical College.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
399 students
223 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
220 students
777 students
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# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
571 students
957 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
342 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian/Alaskan students in Salina Area Technical College and the percentage of American Indian/Alaskan community college students in KS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
% Asian
2%
3%
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% Hispanic
10%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Salina Area Technical College and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in KS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Black
2%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Salina Area Technical College and the percentage of Black community college students in KS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% White
80%
62%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Salina Area Technical College and the percentage of White community college students in KS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Two or more races
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Salina Area Technical College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in KS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
1%
6%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score
0.35
0.58
This chart display the diversity score of Salina Area Technical College and the community college average diversity score of KS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
0.51%
2.09%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Salina Area Technical College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.65%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$33,100
$34,000
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Salina Area Technical College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of KS by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition 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
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Salina Area Technical College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of KS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
86%
91%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Salina Area Technical College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in KS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$5,500
$8,892
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Salina Area Technical College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$3,830
$5,467
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Salina Area Technical College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
100%
ACT Composite
n/a
21
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators
Profile last updated: 07/18/2022

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Salina Area Technical College cost?

Salina Area Technical College's tuition is approximately $4,893 for In-State students and $4,893 for Out-State students.

What is Salina Area Technical College's ranking?

Salina Area Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Kansas for: Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 791 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,893
  • Out-state tuition: $4,893
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 20%
  • Source: Verified school update

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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.

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