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: (270) 554-9200
Website: https://westkentucky.kctcs.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: https://westkentucky.kctcs.edu/admissions/start-your-application/index.aspx
Address: 4810 Alben Barkley Drive, Paducah, KY 42002-7380
Setting: Town: Remote
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 6,327
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 20 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,867 (61% 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: 96%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,263

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

West Kentucky Community and Technical College Programs

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

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 42
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 31
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 21
Construction Trades 21
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 3
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 21
Health Professions and Related Programs 118
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 42
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 103
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 2
Personal and Culinary Services 41
Precision Production 41
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Transportation and Materials Moving 31
Visual and Performing Arts 21
Grand total 5526

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 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 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 715 96%
Grant or scholarship aid 662 89% $5,263
Student loan aid 126 17% $4,445

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 4,855 78% $3,213
Federal student loans 819 13% $4,664

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.

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

West Kentucky Community and Technical College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 6,327
Undergraduate enrollment 6,327
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

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
    • Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing 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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