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Hazard Community and Technical College Overview

Hazard Community and Technical College is a public institution situated in Hazard, Kentucky. Hazard is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

What Is Hazard Community and Technical College Known For?

1,662 Undergraduate Awards
  • The undergraduate certificate is the highest award offered at Hazard Community and Technical College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 96% of the faculty were full-time.

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Hazard 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.

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#79 Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#490 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Most Popular Online Human Development & Family Studies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Most Popular Online Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Most Popular Online Health & Medical Administrative Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Most Popular Human Development & Family Studies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Most Popular Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#30 Most Popular Health & Medical Administrative Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#35 Most Popular Online Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#80 Best Value Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#140 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Hazard Community and Technical College?

Location of Hazard Community and Technical College

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

Contact Details
Address: One Community College Drive, Hazard, KY 41701-2402
Phone: 606-487-3503
Website: https://hazard.kctcs.edu/

How Do I Get Into Hazard Community and Technical College?

You can apply to Hazard Community and Technical College online at: https://hazard.kctcs.edu/admissions/start-your-application

As long as you submit the requested materials to Hazard Community and Technical College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Hazard Community and Technical College?

21% Take Out Loans
28.8% 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 Hazard Community and Technical College, approximately 21% of students took out student loans averaging $4,589 a year. That adds up to $18,356 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Hazard Community and Technical College is 28.8%. 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.

Hazard Community and Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,051 Full-Time Undergraduates
59% Women
4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,245 undergraduate students at Hazard Community and Technical College, with 1,051 being full-time and 2,194 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,051 full-time undergraduates at Hazard Community and Technical College, 41% are male and 59% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Hazard Community and Technical College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Hazard Community and Technical College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 4
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 1,011
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 19

Online Learning at Hazard Community and Technical College

851 Took All Classes Online
1,519 Took At Least One Class Online
0.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,519 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 21st 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 Hazard Community and Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Hazard Community and Technical College was 0.2%. This is the #2,010 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Hazard Community and Technical College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Hazard 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 Professions 16%
Business Administration & Management 14%
Business, Management & Marketing 14%
Communications Technologies & Support 64%
Computer & Information Sciences 41%
Computer Information Systems 41%
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 1%
Graphic Communications 64%
Human Development & Family Studies 1%
Human Services 35%
Public Administration & Social Service 35%

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

Major Growth Rate Rank
Graphic Communications #15
Communications Technologies & Support #20
Human Services #44
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies #105
Human Development & Family Studies #136
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #163
Computer Information Systems #172
Public Administration & Social Service #203
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #209
Health & Medical Administrative Services #323
Criminal Justice & Corrections #389
Computer & Information Sciences #390
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #441
Nursing #454

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%.

Hazard 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
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 217 0 28 245
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 182 0 182
Health & Medical Administrative Services 71 25 72 168
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 143 0 7 150
Human Development & Family Studies 84 19 34 137
Computer Information Systems 106 15 0 121
Business Administration & Management 91 12 2 105
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 66 0 30 96
Precision Metal Working 60 0 7 67
Nursing 0 62 0 62
Ground Transportation 44 0 3 47
Carpentry 38 0 8 46
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 28 0 16 44
Human Services 8 28 1 37
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 28 0 0 28
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 26 0 26
Allied Health Professions 3 22 0 25
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 18 0 2 20
Cosmetology 0 0 20 20
Graphic Communications 0 5 9 14
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 9 0 9
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 7 0 7
Engineering-Related Technologies 6 0 0 6
Agricultural Production 0 0 0 0
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Health Sciences & Services 0 0 0 0
Fire Protection 0 0 0 0
Crafts, Folk Art & Artisanry 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,011 412 239 1,662

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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