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Located in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is a public institution. The location of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

2,160 Full-Time Undergraduates
$4,296 Avg In-State Tuition

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Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Rankings

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College landed the #133 spot in our 2023 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 1,440 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. Elizabethtown Community and Technical College also holds the #2 spot on the Best Colleges in Kentucky ranking.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#27 Best Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#41 Best Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Heavy Equipment Maintenance Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Most Popular Construction Trades Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Most Popular Electrical & Power Installation Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Mechanic & Repair Technologies Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Most Popular Electronics Engineering Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Heating, Ventilation, Air & Cooling Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Most Popular Mechanic & Repair Technologies Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Most Popular Engineering Technologies Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#30 Most Popular Precision Production Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Elizabethtown Community and Technical College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#1 Best Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#4 Best Mechanic & Repair Technologies Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#5 Best Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Schools College Factual
#5 Best Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology Schools College Factual
#10 Best Mechanic & Repair Technologies Schools College Factual

Where Is Elizabethtown Community and Technical College?

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

Contact Details
Address: 600 College Street Rd, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-3081
Phone: 270-769-2371
Website: https://www.elizabethtown.kctcs.edu

Can I Afford Elizabethtown Community and Technical College?

$4,296 In-State Tuition
14% Take Out Loans
13.9% Loan Default Rate
For the 2019-2020 academic year, part-time Elizabethtown Community and Technical College students paid $179 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $627 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $4,296 $15,048
Fees $192 $192
Books and Supplies $1,078 $1,078

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 Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, approximately 14% of students took out student loans averaging $4,028 a year. That adds up to $16,112 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is 13.9%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,160 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,850 undergraduate students at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, with 2,160 being full-time and 3,690 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 2,160 full-time undergraduates at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, 44% are male and 56% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 21
Black or African American 102
Hispanic or Latino 122
White 1,786
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 128

Over 3 countries are represented at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Kenya, and Nigeria.

Online Learning at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

2,535 Took All Classes Online
4,067 Took At Least One Class Online
19.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 4,067 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 5th most popular in Kentucky for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College was 19.7%. This is the #940 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Engineering Technologies 29%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
General Drafting & Design Technology #7
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology #10
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant & Medical Secretary #20
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences #58
Health Sciences & Services #82
Engineering Technologies #145
Health & Medical Administrative Services #353

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Electrician 489 38 49 576
Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology 167 54 14 235
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 133 10 14 157
Welding Technology/Welder 139 3 6 148
Other Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technologies 104 24 5 133
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 107 4 1 112
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 104 0 0 104
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant & Medical Secretary 44 13 36 93
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant 45 9 14 68
General Drafting & Design Technology 32 7 2 41
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 14 5 9 28
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 14 5 7 26
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 17 0 0 17
Radiologic Technology 0 8 0 8
Carpentry/Carpenter 0 0 0 0
Plumbing Technology/Plumber 0 0 0 0
Quality Control Technology 0 0 0 0
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 0 0 0 0
Respiratory Care Therapy 0 0 0 0
Laboratory Technician 0 0 0 0
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 0 0 0 0
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 0 0 0 0
Truck & Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,409 180 157 1,746

References

*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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