Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,368
1.68% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$7,236
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.12%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
5,648
37.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
42.3%
324 Graduates

About

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is a higher education institution located in Hardin County, KY. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (510 degrees awarded), Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology (66 degrees), and Registered Nursing (52 degrees).

In 2022, 3,257 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. 36.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 63.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,754 degrees), 15.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (175 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Elizabethtown 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 Elizabethtown 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 $7,236.

In 2022, 90% of undergraduate students attending Elizabethtown Community and Technical College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 11% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,368
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College was $4,368. The cost of tuition at Elizabethtown 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

$7,236
2022 Value
0.89%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Elizabethtown Community and Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,236. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College grew by 0.89%.

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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 Elizabethtown 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
11%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

90% of undergraduate students at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 16.9% with respect to 2021, when 77% 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.
3.12%
2019 Default Rate
26
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College was 3.12%, which represents 26 out of the 833 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

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College had a total enrollment of 5,648 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is 2,131 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,517. This means that 37.7% of students enrolled at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 80.2% White, 6.13% Black or African American, 5.77% Hispanic or Latino, 5.01% Two or More Races, 1.31% Asian, 0.336% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.212% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (47.4%), followed by White Male (32.5%) and Black or African American Female (3.75%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

37.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,648 students. The full-time enrollment at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is 2,131 and the part-time enrollment is 3,517. This means that 37.7% of students enrolled at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
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 Elizabethtown Community and Technical College was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Elizabethtown 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
    4,528 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    346 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    326 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is 80.2% White, 6.13% Black or African American, 5.77% Hispanic or Latino, 5.01% Two or More Races, 1.31% Asian, 0.336% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.212% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. 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.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 58 students (1.03%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 899 fewer women than men received degrees from Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is white (2,754 degrees awarded). There were 15.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (175 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (510 degrees awarded), followed by Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology (66 degrees) and Registered Nursing (52 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (579 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (628 degrees), and Precision Production (205 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 Elizabethtown Community and Technical College are Software developers (562,767 people), Other managers (154,593 people), Computer occupations, all other (122,921 people), Computer & information systems managers (114,327 people), and Computer programmers (94,459 people).

The most specialized majors at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College in 2022 are Construction (579 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (628 degrees), Precision Production (205 degrees), Engineering Technologies (143 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (377 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College are Construction (579 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (628 degrees), Precision Production (205 degrees), Engineering Technologies (143 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (377 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 Elizabethtown Community and Technical College are Computer Systems Design (596,623 people), Elementary & secondary schools (174,949 people), Construction (145,469 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (120,247 people), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services (87,611 people).

The most specialized majors at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College are Construction (579 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (628 degrees), Precision Production (205 degrees), Engineering Technologies (143 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (377 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 Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 461 degrees awarded
  2. 54 degrees awarded
  3. 38 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common associates degree concentration at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 461 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

2,078
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,179
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 2,078 degrees were awarded to men at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, which is 1.76 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,179).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 555 degrees were awarded to men at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College in Electrician, which is 23.1 times more than the 24 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 362 degrees were awarded to men at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.45 times more than the 148 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

28%
100% Completion Time
41%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 28% of students graduating from Elizabethtown Community and Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 41% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 45% 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.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (55.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is Male and White (55.2% 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
    2,754 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    175 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    163 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is white (2,754 degrees awarded). There were 15.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (175 degrees).

0.399% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    1,802 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    952 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    98 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is white male (1,802 degrees awarded). There were 1.89 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (952 degrees).

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Operations

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College employs 44 Professors, 28 Associate professors and 21 Assistant professors. Most academics at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College are Female Professor (23), Male Professor (21), and Male Associate professor (18).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 35 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 31 employees, and Management with 24 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$13.7M
2022 Salaries
1.74%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College paid a median of $13.7M in salaries, a 1.74% 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

$5.99M
Instructional Salaries
105
Number of Employees

In 2022, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College paid a total of $5.99M to 105 employees working as instructors, which represents 43.9% 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
44 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
35 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College were Professor with 44 employees, Associate professor with 28 employees, and Assistant professor with 21 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College were Office and Administrative Support with 35 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 31 employees, and Management with 24 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College was Female Professor with 23 employees, Male Professor with 21 employees, and Male Associate professor with 18 employees.

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