Ashland Community and Technical College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,368
1.68% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$6,658
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.59%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
2,515
43.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
46.8%
176 Graduates

About

Ashland Community and Technical College is a higher education institution located in Boyd County, KY. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Ashland Community and Technical College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (148 degrees awarded), Other Multidisciplinary Studies (59 degrees), and Registered Nursing (31 degrees).

In 2022, 2,263 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Ashland Community and Technical College. 43.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 56.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,122 degrees), 50.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (42 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Ashland Community and Technical College is $4,368, which is $−3,744 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Ashland Community and Technical College is $4,368, which is $−3,744 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,658.

In 2022, 90% of undergraduate students attending Ashland Community and Technical College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 21% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,368
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Ashland Community and Technical College was $4,368. The cost of tuition at Ashland Community and Technical College is $−3,744 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$6,658
2022 Value
6.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Ashland Community and Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,658. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Ashland Community and Technical College grew by 6.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,508
Room and Board
$1,078
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Ashland Community and Technical College was of $7,508 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 5.01% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,078. The cost of books and supplies increased by 5.07% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

90%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
21%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

90% of undergraduate students at Ashland Community and Technical College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 4.65% with respect to 2021, when 86% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.59%
2019 Default Rate
28
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Ashland Community and Technical College was 4.59%, which represents 28 out of the 610 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Ashland Community and Technical College had a total enrollment of 2,515 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Ashland Community and Technical College is 1,083 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,432. This means that 43.1% of students enrolled at Ashland Community and Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Ashland Community and Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 92.6% White, 2.62% Two or More Races, 1.79% Hispanic or Latino, 1.47% Black or African American, 0.517% Asian, and 0.199% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Ashland Community and Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (51%), followed by White Male (41.2%) and Two or More Races Female (1.57%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

43.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Ashland Community and Technical College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,515 students. The full-time enrollment at Ashland Community and Technical College is 1,083 and the part-time enrollment is 1,432. This means that 43.1% of students enrolled at Ashland Community and Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Ashland Community and Technical College was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Ashland Community and Technical College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,328 enrolled students
  2. Two or More Races
    66 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    45 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Ashland Community and Technical College is 92.6% White, 2.62% Two or More Races, 1.79% Hispanic or Latino, 1.47% Black or African American, 0.517% Asian, and 0.199% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 309 fewer women than men received degrees from Ashland Community and Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Ashland Community and Technical College is white (2,122 degrees awarded). There were 50.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (42 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Ashland Community and Technical College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (148 degrees awarded), followed by Other Multidisciplinary Studies (59 degrees) and Registered Nursing (31 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Ashland Community and Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (47 degrees awarded), Construction (202 degrees), and Precision Production (210 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ashland Community and Technical College are Other managers (46,163 people), Construction managers (43,610 people), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers (33,948 people), Software developers (33,077 people), and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (18,703 people).

The most specialized majors at Ashland Community and Technical College in 2022 are Science Technologies (47 degrees awarded), Construction (202 degrees), Precision Production (210 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (287 degrees), and Transportation (90 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ashland Community and Technical College are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Ashland Community and Technical College are Science Technologies (47 degrees awarded), Construction (202 degrees), Precision Production (210 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (287 degrees), and Transportation (90 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ashland Community and Technical College are Construction (101,869 people), Computer Systems Design (45,919 people), Air transportation (35,982 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (22,659 people), and Aircraft & parts manufacturing (17,378 people).

The most specialized majors at Ashland Community and Technical College are Science Technologies (47 degrees awarded), Construction (202 degrees), Precision Production (210 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (287 degrees), and Transportation (90 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Ashland Community and Technical College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 148 degrees awarded
  2. 59 degrees awarded
  3. 31 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Ashland Community and Technical College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 148 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,286
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
977
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,286 degrees were awarded to men at Ashland Community and Technical College, which is 1.32 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (977).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 202 degrees were awarded to men at Ashland Community and Technical College in Electrician. There were no female recipients with the same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 252 degrees were awarded to men at Ashland Community and Technical College in Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training, which is 6.46 times more than the 39 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

35%
100% Completion Time
48%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 35% of students graduating from Ashland Community and Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 48% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 51% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Ashland Community and Technical College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,122 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    42 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Ashland Community and Technical College is white (2,122 degrees awarded). There were 50.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (42 degrees).

1.5% of degree recipients (34 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    1,212 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    910 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Male
    31 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Ashland Community and Technical College is white male (1,212 degrees awarded). There were 1.33 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (910 degrees).

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Operations

Ashland Community and Technical College employs 26 Professors, 20 Instructors and 14 Assistant professors. Most academics at Ashland Community and Technical College are Male Professor (15), Female Professor (11), and Male Instructor (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ashland Community and Technical College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 20 employees, Service, with 19 employees, and Management with 15 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$8.87M
2022 Salaries
2.52%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Ashland Community and Technical College paid a median of $8.87M in salaries, a 2.52% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.84M
Instructional Salaries
71
Number of Employees

In 2022, Ashland Community and Technical College paid a total of $3.84M to 71 employees working as instructors, which represents 43.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
26 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
20 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Ashland Community and Technical College were Professor with 26 employees, Instructor with 20 employees, and Assistant professor with 14 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ashland Community and Technical College were Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees, Service with 19 employees, and Management with 15 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Ashland Community and Technical College was Male Professor with 15 employees, Female Professor with 11 employees, and Male Instructor with 10 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Ashland Community and Technical College.

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