Big Sandy Community and Technical College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

One Bert T. Combs Drive

Prestonsburg, KY 41653

(606) 886-3863

(888) 641-4132

Fax: (606) 886-6943



Contact: Jimmy Wright

Associate Dean of Students
Main Address

One Bert T. Combs Drive

Prestonsburg, KY 41653

(606) 886-3863

www.bigsandy.kctcs.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 4,856

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Nursing and dental hygiene programs require minimum ACT score of 20 for admission. All others required to submit COMPASS or ASSET scores for placement, but ACT or SAT will be considered if submitted.


College Majors

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Management Information Systems A
Management Science A
Real Estate A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A,C
Computer Programming – General A,C
Information Technology A
Web/Multimedia Management A,C

Construction Trades

Drywall Installation C
Electrician C
Masonry/Tile Setting C
Painting/Wall Covering C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Hygiene A
Nursing (RN) A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair C
Automotive Technology A,C
Communications Systems C
Diesel Mechanics C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair C

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A

Security & Protective Services

Police Science A

Transportation & Materials Moving

Truck/Bus/Commercial Vehicle Operation C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Big Sandy Community and Technical College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:
Website:www.bigsandy.kctcs.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:https://students.kctcs.edu/psc/stdsaprd/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/COMMUNITY_ACCESS.K_OLA_LANDING_NUR.GBL?&Campus=BSC&
Address:1 Bert Combs Dr, Prestonsburg, KY 41653
Setting:33
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:5,057
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:24 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,409 (48% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$3,936
Out-of-state Tuition:$13,296
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,697

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Big Sandy Community and Technical College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Big Sandy Community and Technical College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services41
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Construction Trades61
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields93
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Health Professions and Related Programs54
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians103
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Personal and Culinary Services2
Precision Production21
Public Administration and Social Service Professions22
Visual and Performing Arts21
Grand total4820

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Big Sandy Community and Technical College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2
Construction Trades2
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields2
Health Professions and Related Programs3
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians4
Personal and Culinary Services1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions2
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total17

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Big Sandy Community and Technical College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$3,936
Out-of-state$13,296
Books and supplies$1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid40899%
Grant or scholarship aid40498%$5,697
Student loan aid10325%$4,528

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid4,37189%$3,212
Federal student loans1,03021%$4,985

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Big Sandy Community and Technical College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Big Sandy Community and Technical College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Big Sandy Community and Technical College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment5,057
Undergraduate enrollment5,057
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Big Sandy Community and Technical College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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