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Ashland Community and Technical College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Ashland Community and Technical College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. If you’re interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Ashland Community and Technical College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Ashland Community and Technical College was awarded 18 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is other multi/interdisciplinary studies.

Overall Quality

ACTC is ranked #2,420 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

ACTC is also ranked #40 out of 45 schools in Kentucky.

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Is It Hard to Get Into ACTC?

Acceptance Rate

Ashland Community and Technical College has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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Ashland Community and Technical College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1, Ashland Community and Technical College is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Ashland Community and Technical College is 99%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at Ashland Community and Technical College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Ashland Community and Technical College this rate is 62%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

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Ashland Community and Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,400 undergraduates at ACTC with 1,129 being full-time and 1,271 being part-time.

How Much Does Ashland Community and Technical College Cost?

The overall average net price of ACTC is $5,442. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for ACTC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$4,359 $4,631 $7,815 $8,844 $10,170

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of ACTC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At ACTC, approximately 21% of students took out student loans averaging $4,187 a year. That adds up to $16,748 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at ACTC is 23.4%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do ACTC Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from ACTC make around $25,600 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 36% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.

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See which majors at Ashland Community and Technical College make the most money.

Location of Ashland Community and Technical College

Ashland Community and Technical College is a public institution located in Ashland, Kentucky. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Contact details for ACTC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1400 College Drive, Ashland, KY 41101-3683
Phone: 606-326-2000
Website: https://ashland.kctcs.edu/

Ashland Community and Technical College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Ashland Community and Technical College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at ACTC

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2019-2020, 1,499 students took at least one online class at Ashland Community and Technical College. This is an increase from the 1,351 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,499 842
2018-2019 1,351 603
2017-2018 1,465 615
2016-2017 1,363 634
2015-2016 1,427 718

Learn more about online learning at Ashland Community and Technical College.

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

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