West Kentucky Community and Technical College: Review & Facts

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West Kentucky Community and Technical College is a medium two-year, public school with 5,980 students enrolled. This college was originated in 2003 and is one of the 2 colleges located in Paducah, Kentucky.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
61
Fair
West Kentucky Community and Technical College will give you the option to earn a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

West Kentucky Community and Technical College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 61 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, General Studies, Medical Assistant, Industrial Technologies, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
63%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

West Kentucky Community and Technical College student retention rate is relatively low at 63% (close to Kentucky average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at West Kentucky Community and Technical College is low - 47%. About 9% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at West Kentucky Community and Technical College is reasonably decent - 18:1. Read more on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$12,500
Medium
Average tuition cost is close to the nationwide median - $12,400 a year. The additional fees at West Kentucky Community and Technical College (not included in tuition costs) are about $100, which comes to a total of $12,500 per year.

Read the details about West Kentucky Community and Technical College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This school might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at West Kentucky Community and Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (270) 554-9200 or check West Kentucky Community and Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B+
Dicey
West Kentucky Community and Technical College offers a distance education program.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at West Kentucky Community and Technical College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Presently there is no on-campus housing at West Kentucky Community and Technical College.

Based on the college crime numbers, West Kentucky Community and Technical College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

West Kentucky Community and Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: West Kentucky Community and Technical College, 4810 Alben Barkley Drive, Paducah, Kentucky 42002-7380, USA
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