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: https://bigsandy.kctcs.edu/
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: https://students.kctcs.edu/psc/stdsaprd/EMPLOYEE/SA/c/COMMUNITY_ACCESS.K_OLA_LANDING_FL.GBL?&Campus=BSC&
Address: 1 Bert Combs Dr, Prestonsburg, KY 41653
Setting: Town: Remote
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,718
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 552 (20% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $4,368
Out-of-state Tuition: $14,808
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,226

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Big Sandy Community and Technical College Programs

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

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 51
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 11
Construction Trades 71
Education 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 94
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 116
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 22
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 114
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Personal and Culinary Services 5
Precision Production 42
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Transportation and Materials Moving 1
Visual and Performing Arts 21
Grand total 6426

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $4,368
Out-of-state $14,808
Books and supplies $1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 564 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 563 98% $6,226
Student loan aid 131 23% $4,303

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,967 91% $3,008
Federal student loans 784 18% $4,790

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.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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 2020

Total Enrollment 2,718
Undergraduate enrollment 2,718
Graduate enrollment 0

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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