Flint Hills Technical College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,512
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$13,352
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
5.17%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
1,514
22.7% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
64.7%
66 Graduates

About

Flint Hills Technical College is a higher education institution located in Lyon County, KS. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Flint Hills Technical College were .

In 2019, 388 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Flint Hills Technical College. 60.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (258 degrees), 2.63 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (98 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Flint Hills Technical College is $4,512, which is $−3,312 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Flint Hills Technical College is $4,512, which is $−3,312 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,352.

In 2019, 24% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 16% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,512
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Flint Hills Technical College was $4,512. The cost of tuition at Flint Hills Technical College is $−3,312 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$13,352
2019 Value
13.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Flint Hills Technical College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,352. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Flint Hills Technical College grew by 13.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,300
Room and Board
$1,700
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Flint Hills Technical College was of $6,300 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,700. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

24%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
16%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

24% of undergraduate students at Flint Hills Technical College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 53.8% with respect to 2018, when 52% 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.
5.17%
2017 Default Rate
9
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Flint Hills Technical College was 5.17%, which represents 9 out of the 174 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

Flint Hills Technical College has a total enrollment of 1,514 students. The full-time enrollment at Flint Hills Technical College is 343 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,171. This means that 22.7% of students enrolled at Flint Hills Technical College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Flint Hills Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.3% White, 20.3% Hispanic or Latino, 3.17% Two or More Races, 2.77% Black or African American, 1.65% Asian, 0.661% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.132% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Flint Hills Technical College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (33.5%), followed by White Male (33.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (14.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

22.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Flint Hills Technical College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,514 students. The full-time enrollment at Flint Hills Technical College is 343 and the part-time enrollment is 1,171. This means that 22.7% of students enrolled at Flint Hills Technical College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
2019 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 Flint Hills Technical College was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Flint Hills Technical College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,080
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    307
  3. Two or More Races
    48

The enrolled student population at Flint Hills Technical College is 71.3% White, 20.3% Hispanic or Latino, 3.17% Two or More Races, 2.77% Black or African American, 1.65% Asian, 0.661% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.132% 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 44% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 84 more women than men received degrees from Flint Hills Technical College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Flint Hills Technical College is white (258 degrees awarded). There were 2.63 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (98 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Flint Hills Technical College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Flint Hills Technical College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (22 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (42 degrees), and Precision Production (22 degrees).

Workforce

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 Flint Hills Technical College are Registered nurses (1,383,577 people), Software developers (441,657 people), Other managers (356,240 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (340,859 people), and Civil engineers (271,362 people).

The most specialized majors at Flint Hills Technical College are Communication Technologies (22 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (42 degrees), Precision Production (22 degrees), Health (215 degrees), and Engineering (35 degrees).

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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 Flint Hills Technical College are Surgeons, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at Flint Hills Technical College are Communication Technologies (22 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (42 degrees), Precision Production (22 degrees), Health (215 degrees), and Engineering (35 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Flint Hills Technical College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,507,124 people), Computer Systems Design (460,747 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (421,183 people), Construction (297,139 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (282,088 people).

The most specialized majors at Flint Hills Technical College are Communication Technologies (22 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (42 degrees), Precision Production (22 degrees), Health (215 degrees), and Engineering (35 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Flint Hills Technical College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Flint Hills Technical College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

152
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
236
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 152 degrees were awarded to men at Flint Hills Technical College, which is 0.644 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (236).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 33 degrees were awarded to men at Flint Hills Technical College in Industrial Engineering, which is 16.5 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 71 degrees were awarded to women at Flint Hills Technical College in Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant, which is 7.1 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

60%
100% Completion Time
65%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 60% of students graduating from Flint Hills Technical College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 65% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 72% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Flint Hills Technical College is Female and Black or African American (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    258 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    98 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Flint Hills Technical College is white (258 degrees awarded). There were 2.63 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (98 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    155 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    103 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    61 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Flint Hills Technical College is white female (155 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (103 degrees).

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Operations

Flint Hills Technical College has an endowment valued at nearly $3.96M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $18.8k (0.475%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Flint Hills Technical College had a total salary expenditure of $8.39M. Flint Hills Technical College employs 34 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Flint Hills Technical College are Male Instructors (18), Female Instructors(16), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Flint Hills Technical College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 9 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 7 employees, and Management with 5 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.96M
2019 Endowment
6.7%
growth from 2018

Flint Hills Technical College has an endowment valued at about $3.96M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Flint Hills Technical College grew 6.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $338k lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $804k - Federal
  2. $50.8k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Flint Hills Technical College received $804k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $50.8k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$3.99M
2019 Salaries
1.04%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Flint Hills Technical College paid a median of $3.99M in salaries, which represents 47.6% of their overall expenditure ($8.39M) and a 1.04% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.06% decline from 2017 and a 0.023% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.65M
Instructional Salaries
34
Number of Employees

In 2019, Flint Hills Technical College paid a total of $1.65M to 34 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
34 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
9 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Flint Hills Technical College were Instructor with 34 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Flint Hills Technical College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 9 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 7 employees; and Management with 5 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. false

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Flint Hills Technical College was Male Instructor with 18 employees, Female Instructor with 16 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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