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Flint Hills Technical College Overview

Located in Emporia, Kansas, Flint Hills Technical College is a public institution. Emporia is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

What Is Flint Hills Technical College Known For?

388 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Flint Hills Technical College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 59% of the faculty were full-time.

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Flint Hills Technical College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Flint Hills Technical College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Industrial Engineering Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Value Other Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best Business Administration & Management Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Best Value Dental Support Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Best Value Business Administration & Management Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Best Dental Support Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#59 Best Value Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#60 Best Value Health & Medical Administrative Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#71 Best Value Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#129 Best Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Flint Hills Technical College?

Location of Flint Hills Technical College

Contact details for Flint Hills Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3301 W 18Th St, Emporia, KS 66801-5957
Phone: 620-343-4600
Website: www.fhtc.edu

How Do I Get Into Flint Hills Technical College?

You can apply to Flint Hills Technical College online at: https://my.fhtc.edu/ICS/Admissions/Apply_For_Admission.jn

Flint Hills Technical College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Flint Hills Technical College?

45% Take Out Loans
8.4% 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 Flint Hills Technical College, approximately 45% of students took out student loans averaging $4,704 a year. That adds up to $18,816 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Flint Hills Technical College is 8.4%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Flint Hills Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

343 Full-Time Undergraduates
52% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,514 undergraduate students at Flint Hills Technical College, with 343 being full-time and 1,171 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Flint Hills Technical College

Gender Diversity

Of the 343 full-time undergraduates at Flint Hills Technical College, 48% are male and 52% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Flint Hills Technical College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Flint Hills Technical College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Flint Hills Technical College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 5
Black or African American 13
Hispanic or Latino 82
White 229
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 14

Online Learning at Flint Hills Technical College

119 Took All Classes Online
262 Took At Least One Class Online
28.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 262 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Flint Hills Technical College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 37th most popular in Kansas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Flint Hills Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Flint Hills Technical College was 28.0%. This is the #732 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Flint Hills Technical College regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Communications Technologies & Support 9%
Graphic Communications 9%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Flint Hills 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 Flint Hills Technical College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Graphic Communications #1
Nuclear Engineering Technology #1
Communications Technologies & Support #3
Business Support & Assistant Services #20
Engineering Technologies #25
Business, Management & Marketing #251

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%.

Flint Hills Technical College Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 81 0 34 115
Dental Support Services 0 15 24 39
Industrial Engineering 0 18 17 35
Nuclear Engineering Technology 0 17 17 34
Health Aids/Attendants/Orderlies 33 0 0 33
Graphic Communications 0 9 13 22
Precision Metal Working 0 0 22 22
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 2 15 17
Business Administration & Management 0 5 11 16
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 13 0 13
Other Health Professions 0 0 10 10
Computer Systems Networking 0 9 0 9
Industrial Production Technology 0 0 8 8
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 5 0 0 5
Culinary Arts 0 1 4 5
Computer Programming 0 3 0 3
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 2 0 2
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 119 94 175 388

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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