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Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Overview

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is a public institution located in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Known For?

2,852 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is the undergraduate certificate.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 91% of the faculty were full-time.

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Elizabethtown 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.

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Best Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Mechanic & Repair Technologies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Elizabethtown Community and Technical College?

Location of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

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

Contact Details
Address: 600 College Street Rd, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-3081
Phone: 270-769-2371
Website: https://elizabethtown.kctcs.edu/

How Do I Get Into Elizabethtown Community and Technical College?

You can apply to Elizabethtown Community and Technical College online at: https://elizabethtown.kctcs.edu/admissions/start-your-application/index.aspx

Since Elizabethtown 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 Elizabethtown Community and Technical College?

20% Take Out Loans
18.9% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, approximately 20% of students took out student loans averaging $3,885 a year. That adds up to $15,540 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is 18.9%. 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.

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,286 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,399 undergraduate students at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, with 2,286 being full-time and 4,113 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,286 full-time undergraduates at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, 46% are male and 54% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 29
Black or African American 138
Hispanic or Latino 122
White 1,871
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 125

Over 3 countries are represented at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Kenya, and Nigeria.

Online Learning at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

1,461 Took All Classes Online
3,274 Took At Least One Class Online
1.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,274 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 10th 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 Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College was 1.9%. This is the #1,908 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Elizabethtown 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
Business Support & Assistant Services 3%
Computer & Information Sciences 23%
Computer Information Systems 24%
Human Services 9%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 7%
Liberal Arts General Studies 7%
Public Administration & Social Service 9%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Elizabethtown 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 Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants #17
Electronics Engineering Technology #22
Human Services #40
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies #96
Human Development & Family Studies #123
Business Support & Assistant Services #123
Engineering Technologies #148
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #149
Computer Information Systems #160
Public Administration & Social Service #188
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #195
Health & Medical Administrative Services #294
Computer & Information Sciences #357
Criminal Justice & Corrections #365
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #416
Nursing #425
Liberal Arts General Studies #478
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #478

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%.

Elizabethtown 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
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 439 27 3 469
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 415 0 415
Computer Information Systems 290 28 0 318
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 264 43 4 311
Business Administration & Management 271 29 3 303
Precision Metal Working 198 18 14 230
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 205 14 10 229
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 121 0 0 121
Health & Medical Administrative Services 71 9 19 99
Business Support & Assistant Services 62 4 3 69
Allied Health Professions 30 12 0 42
Human Development & Family Studies 29 5 5 39
Electronics Engineering Technology 29 5 3 37
Nursing 0 33 0 33
Culinary Arts 15 7 11 33
Criminal Justice & Corrections 15 11 0 26
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 8 7 5 20
Carpentry 15 1 3 19
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 9 6 3 18
Human Services 1 10 0 11
Fire Protection 3 3 1 7
Plumbing & Water Supply 2 0 0 2
Health Sciences & Services 0 1 0 1
Agricultural Production 0 0 0 0
Information Technology 0 0 0 0
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 0 0
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 0 0
Ground Transportation 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 2,077 688 87 2,852

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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