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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. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Ashland Community and Technical College Ranked?

2021 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 3 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

ACTC was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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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

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Ashland Community and Technical College, this ratio is 17 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

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 tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Ashland Community and Technical College is 64%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

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Below Average Overall Diversity at ACTC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,542 undergraduates at ACTC with 1,261 being full-time and 1,281 being part-time.

ACTC Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for ACTC is 23.54 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  23.54 out of 100
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How Much Does Ashland Community and Technical College Cost?

The overall average net price of ACTC is $5,604. 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 +
$4,769 $4,213 $7,113 $9,703 $9,866

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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At ACTC, approximately 36% of students took out student loans averaging $5,018 a year. That adds up to $20,072 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at ACTC is 26.7%. 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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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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Location of Ashland Community and Technical College

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 courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 1,465 students took at least one online class at Ashland Community and Technical College. This is an increase from the 1,363 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,465 615
2016-2017 1,363 634
2015-2016 1,427 718
2014-2015 1,357 595
2013-2014 1,370 594

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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.

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