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Bluegrass Community and Technical College Overview

Bluegrass Community and Technical College is a public institution located in Lexington, Kentucky. The city atmosphere of Lexington makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Bluegrass Community and Technical College Known For?

4,179 Undergraduate Awards
  • The undergraduate certificate is the highest award offered at Bluegrass Community and Technical College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 99% of the faculty were full-time.

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Bluegrass Community and Technical College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Bluegrass Community and Technical College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#57 Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#96 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Bluegrass Community and Technical College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Mechanic & Repair Technologies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Most Popular Online Health & Medical Administrative Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Most Popular Online Business Support & Assistant Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Most Popular Online Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Best Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#42 Most Popular Online Computer & Information Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#49 Most Popular Online Business, Management & Marketing Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#76 Most Popular Online Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Bluegrass Community and Technical College?

Location of Bluegrass Community and Technical College

Contact details for Bluegrass Community and Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 470 Cooper Drive, Lexington, KY 40506
Phone: 859-246-6200
Website: https://bluegrass.kctcs.edu/

How Do I Get Into Bluegrass Community and Technical College?

You can apply to Bluegrass Community and Technical College online at: https://students.kctcs.edu/psc/stdsaprd/EMPLOYEE/SA/c/COMMUNITY_ACCESS.K_OLA_LANDING_FL.GBL?&Campus=BLC

Since Bluegrass Community and Technical College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Bluegrass Community and Technical College?

28% Take Out Loans
18.4% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Bluegrass Community and Technical College, approximately 28% of students took out student loans averaging $4,417 a year. That adds up to $17,668 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Bluegrass Community and Technical College is 18.4%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Bluegrass Community and Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,271 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 9,525 undergraduate students at Bluegrass Community and Technical College, with 4,271 being full-time and 5,254 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Bluegrass Community and Technical College

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,271 full-time undergraduates at Bluegrass Community and Technical College, 44% are male and 56% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Bluegrass Community and Technical College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Bluegrass Community and Technical College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Bluegrass Community and Technical College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 92
Black or African American 524
Hispanic or Latino 265
White 3,132
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 252

Over 31 countries are represented at Bluegrass Community and Technical College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, Ethiopia, and South Korea.

Online Learning at Bluegrass Community and Technical College

2,360 Took All Classes Online
4,972 Took At Least One Class Online
1.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 4,972 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Bluegrass Community and Technical College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 5th most popular in Kentucky for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Bluegrass Community and Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Bluegrass Community and Technical College was 1.4%. This is the #1,938 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Bluegrass Community and Technical College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Bluegrass Community and Technical College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 48%
Business Administration & Management 24%
Business Support & Assistant Services 39%
Business, Management & Marketing 36%
Computer & Information Sciences 56%
Computer Information Systems 56%
Computer Software & Applications 52%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 5%
Health Professions 10%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 2%
Human Services 22%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 4%
Liberal Arts General Studies 4%
Public Administration & Social Service 22%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Bluegrass Community and Technical College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Bluegrass Community and Technical College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Environmental Control Technology #21
Electronics Engineering Technology #24
Human Services #42
Computer Software & Applications #61
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies #99
Business Support & Assistant Services #126
Human Development & Family Studies #128
Engineering Technologies #152
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #154
Computer Information Systems #166
Public Administration & Social Service #193
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #198
Health & Medical Administrative Services #301
Computer & Information Sciences #370
Criminal Justice & Corrections #370
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #421
Nursing #433
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #488
Liberal Arts General Studies #488

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Bluegrass Community and Technical College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 700 0 700
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 440 0 69 509
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 260 82 70 412
Precision Metal Working 311 22 55 388
Computer Information Systems 286 34 2 322
Business Support & Assistant Services 250 11 35 296
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 209 20 26 255
Health & Medical Administrative Services 76 26 128 230
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 117 19 31 167
Nursing 0 105 0 105
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 72 10 19 101
Electronics Engineering Technology 70 6 10 86
Criminal Justice & Corrections 57 18 0 75
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 63 3 2 68
Allied Health Professions 20 47 0 67
Business Administration & Management 14 41 0 55
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 54 0 54
Carpentry 32 7 9 48
Computer Software & Applications 31 11 0 42
Human Development & Family Studies 25 5 10 40
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 22 13 4 39
Biology & Biotech Lab Technician 19 6 0 25
Dental Support Services 0 24 0 24
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 13 4 0 17
Fire Protection 8 3 4 15
Animal Services 7 3 0 10
Environmental Control Technology 1 8 0 9
Human Services 1 8 0 9
Civil Engineering Technology 0 4 0 4
Drama & Theater Arts 0 3 0 3
Data Processing 2 0 0 2
Teaching Assistants 0 1 0 1
Cosmetology 0 0 1 1
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 0 0 0 0
Robotics Engineering 0 0 0 0
Health Sciences & Services 0 0 0 0
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 2,406 1,298 475 4,179

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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