West Kentucky Community and Technical College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

4810 Alben Barkley Drive/ Box 7380

Paducah, KY 42002-7380

(270) 534-3264

Fax: (270) 534-6304

Contact: Maria Rosa

Director of Admissions
Main Address

4810 Alben Barkley Drive/ Box 7380

Paducah, KY 42002-7380

(270) 554-9200

www.westkentucky.kctcs.edu
Size

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,514

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

ACT score of 19 required for nursing and physical therapist assistant applicants. CPP placement test required for non-traditional students. ACT required for some applicants and must be received by August 25.


College Majors

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Banking/Financial Services A
Business Administration/Management A,C
Executive Assistant C
Information Processing/Data Entry A
Management Information Systems A
Real Estate A

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – Specific Applications A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C

Construction Trades

Carpentry C
Electrician A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dental Assistance C
Diagnostic Medical Sonography A
Health Physics/Radiologic Health A
Medical Assistance C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Pharmacy Assistance C
Phlebotomy C
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Respiratory Therapy A
Surgical Technology C

Law & Legal Studies

Court Reporting A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair C
Diesel Mechanics C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A,C

Personal & Culinary Services

Aesthetics/Skin Care C
Barbering C
Cosmetology C
Culinary Arts/Related Services A

Precision Production Trades

Machine Shop Technology C
Welding Technology 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.

West Kentucky Community and Technical College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:
Website:www.westkentucky.kctcs.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.westkentucky.kctcs.edu/Admissions/How_To_Enroll.aspx
Address:4810 Alben Barkley Drive, Paducah, KY 42002-7380
Setting:33
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:6,065
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,372 (56% 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:95%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,454

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

West Kentucky Community and Technical College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at West Kentucky Community and Technical College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services52
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services32
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Construction Trades41
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields61
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences11
Health Professions and Related Programs1110
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service43
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians102
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies11
Personal and Culinary Services41
Precision Production41
Science Technologies/Technicians1
Transportation and Materials Moving11
Visual and Performing Arts11
Grand total5630

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at West Kentucky Community and Technical College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Construction Trades1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Health Professions and Related Programs6
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians2
Precision Production1
Transportation and Materials Moving1
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total18

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at West Kentucky 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 aid70895%
Grant or scholarship aid68692%$4,454
Student loan aid13518%$4,482

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid4,03567%$3,428
Federal student loans1,20620%$5,037

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for West Kentucky 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 West Kentucky 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

West Kentucky Community and Technical College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment6,065
Undergraduate enrollment6,065
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

West Kentucky Community and Technical College Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

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