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Bluegrass Community and Technical College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Bluegrass Community and Technical College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you’ll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Bluegrass Community and Technical College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Bluegrass Community and Technical College was awarded 82 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is industrial mechanics and maintenance technology.

Overall Quality

Bluegrass Community and Technical College is ranked #1,876 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 45 colleges in Kentucky, Bluegrass Community and Technical College is ranked at #21.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Bluegrass Community and Technical College?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Bluegrass Community and Technical College has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

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Bluegrass Community and Technical College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1, Bluegrass 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

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Bluegrass Community and Technical College is 98%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  98 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Bluegrass 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 Bluegrass Community and Technical College is 63%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  63 out of 100
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Bluegrass Community and Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 10,180 undergraduates at Bluegrass Community and Technical College with 4,221 being full-time and 5,959 being part-time.

How Much Does Bluegrass Community and Technical College Cost?

The overall average net price of Bluegrass Community and Technical College is $6,082. 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 Bluegrass Community and Technical College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$4,615 $4,805 $7,465 $10,112 $10,609

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 Bluegrass Community and Technical College, 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 Bluegrass Community and Technical College, approximately 31% of students took out student loans averaging $4,398 a year. That adds up to $17,592 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Bluegrass Community and Technical College is 15.9%. 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 Bluegrass Community and Technical College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Bluegrass Community and Technical College make around $28,000 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 30% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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

Location of Bluegrass Community and Technical College

Bluegrass Community and Technical College is a public institution situated in Lexington, Kentucky. The city atmosphere of Lexington makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Contact details for Bluegrass Community and Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 470 Cooper Drive, Lexington, KY 40506
Phone: 859-246-6200
Website: https://bluegrass.kctcs.edu/

Bluegrass Community and Technical College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 4 NA
Animal Services 0 NA
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 NA
Computer Information Systems 0 NA
Computer Software & Applications 0 NA
Carpentry 0 NA
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 NA
Teaching Assistants 0 NA
Civil Engineering Technology 0 NA
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 NA

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

Online Learning at Bluegrass Community and Technical College

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 2019-2020, 6,599 students took at least one online class at Bluegrass Community and Technical College. This is an increase from the 5,216 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 6,599 3,726
2018-2019 5,216 2,410
2017-2018 4,972 2,360
2016-2017 4,750 2,268
2015-2016 4,818 2,244

Learn more about online learning at Bluegrass 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.

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