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1845 Loop Dr
Bowling Green, KY 42101-3601
p. 270-901-1000
w. www.bowlinggreen.kctcs.edu

Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College

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Introduction

Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKYCTC) is a two-year technical college that is part of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. Known as Bowling Green Technical College until December 2012, the school offers many programs in a variety of fields including allied health and nursing and engineering and information technology.

Academics

The Respiratory Care degree consists of a curriculum of general education and technical courses including mathematics, clinical practice and advanced diagnostics procedures. Admission requirements include ACT or COMPASS scores, high school transcripts or equivalent, a processed application with the program name and (if applicable) an official college transcript with a 2.0 GPA from an accredited college.

The Applied Technology Program includes programs that are geared for hands-on training including collision repair, fire rescue and welding technology. The collision repair program includes classes in plastics and adhesives, mechanical and electrical components and some general education requirements.

The college also offers a culinary arts program preparing students for a career in food services. Curriculum covers an array of fields from international cuisine to cost control. Students work in a kitchen/laboratory on the campus of the school. Students must maintain a grade of C or better in each course.

The school also offers an Adult Education Program that is geared towards learning basic computer skills, employment skills, tutoring and GED preparation classes. Classes are offered at a variety of convenient locations in the Bowling Green area.

The Learning Center offers assistance with math, writing and computers. The center can also be used as a study hall.

The Business programs at the school offer many degrees and diplomas including medical receptionist, financial assistant and an Associate’s degree in applied science in general occupational and technical studies. Students entering a business studies program will need to have basic computer and keyboarding skills.

Accreditation is granted by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Admissions

Admissions are non-competitive for most programs. Applied Health applicants must have already earned a high school diploma or GED before applying.

Required documents for admission include a completed application for admission, official high school transcripts or a copy of the GED results, and scores from the ACT or COMPASS test.

Transfer students must also provide a copy of their official transcripts from all previously enrolled colleges.

The school will also accept transient/visiting students that plan to attend the school for only one semester. These students will need to provide a letter of good standing from the college they will be returning to, and the letter must state that the student is eligible to return to the home institution.

Admission to Radiography, Respiratory Care, Surgical Technology, Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Practical Nursing programs are based on selective criteria.

Financial Aid

The financial aid office offers loans, scholarships and grants. Students must fill out the FAFSA form online to determine eligibility.

Types of aid include the KY College Access Program Grants, Federal College Work-Study Program, and Veterans Educational Benefits.

The school itself offers many scholarships including the President’s Merit Scholarship, the John T. Smith Scholarship and the SKYCTC Culinary Arts Scholarship. There are many more offered and are available in detail on the school’s website.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 4698th for the average student loan amount.
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Students

The Student Government Association is the student’s voice at the school. There are six campuses in the area to meet the needs of a wide variety of students.

The school was founded in 1939 in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The city has a population of over 50,000 and is home to many museums and cultural events.

Student Enrollment Demographics

Information Summary

Ranks 48th in Kentucky and 2920th overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault N/A N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft N/A N/A
Arrest N/A N/A

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 73 0.12
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter 3 0.01
Forcible Rape 31 0.05
Robbery 60 0.10
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 462 0.79
Larceny 2,127 3.64
Vehicle theft 127 0.22

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Bowling Green, KY 42101-3601
Surrounding communitySmall city (inside urban area, pop. under 100,000)
Total Population49,351 (31,717 urban / 17,634 rural)
Households18,142 (2.45 people per house)
Median Household Income$27,664
Families11,303 (3.00 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Associate's — Public Rural-serving Medium
UndergraduateAssociates
GraduateN/A
Undergraduate PopulationHigher part-time two-year
EnrollmentExclusively undergraduate two-year
Size & SettingMedium two-year

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringAssociate's degree
Calendar SystemSemester
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District2102

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees


Ranks 3238th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $3,456 $3,456 $12,096
FT Undergraduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $144 $144 $504
FT Graduate Tuition N/A N/A N/A
FT Graduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Graduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $4,456 $4,456 $13,096
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $14,281 $14,281 $22,921
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $7,306 $7,306 $15,946

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $3,240 $3,360 $3,240 $3,360 $11,160 $11,760
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $1,000(N/C)
On-Campus – Room & Board N/A(N/C)
On-Campus – Other Expenses N/A(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $6,975(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $2,850(N/C)
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $2,850(N/C)

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A /  N/A
College Prep. CompletionN/A
RecommendationsN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scoresN/A
TOEFLN/A
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm CapacityN/A
Meals per WeekN/A
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

Student Completion / Graduation Demographics

 
Total 133 20 17 6 1,302 20 1,541
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician 5 12 17
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 7 75 82
Business Administration and Management, General 9 5 44 58
Computer and Information Sciences, General 14 1 155 175
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 5 24 29
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 8 1 9
Electrician 2 67 73
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Engineering Technology, General 9 71 98
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary 37 2 3 128 4 179
Fire Science/Fire-fighting 2 2
Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk 2 2
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 5 38 3 46
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology 8 80 91
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 3 3 1 43 1 51
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 16 3 5 1 272 3 304
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant 1 9 11
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary 11 5 6 105 6 133
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist 1 1 12 14
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 4 1 26 2 35
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 25 26
Surgical Technology/Technologist 1 9 10
Welding Technology/Welder 1 95 96

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 3948th for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $45,240 ($45,614 male / $41,528 female)
Number of FT Faculty 88 (41 male / 47 female)
Number of PT Faculty 279
FT Faculty Ratio 0.3 : 1
Total Benefits $1,980,117
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