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Located in Prestonsburg, Kentucky, Big Sandy Community and Technical College is a public institution. Prestonsburg is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

65 Undergraduate Degrees

Where Is Big Sandy Community and Technical College?

Location of Big Sandy Community and Technical College

Contact details for Big Sandy Community and Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1 Bert Combs Dr, Prestonsburg, KY 41653
Phone: 606-886-3863
Website: https://bigsandy.kctcs.edu/

How Do I Get Into Big Sandy Community and Technical College?

You can apply to Big Sandy Community and Technical College online at: https://students.kctcs.edu/psc/stdsaprd/EMPLOYEE/SA/c/COMMUNITY_ACCESS.K_OLA_LANDING_FL.GBL?&Campus=BSC&

Big Sandy Community and Technical College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Big Sandy Community and Technical College?

26% Take Out Loans
23.7% Loan Default Rate

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 Big Sandy Community and Technical College, approximately 26% of students took out student loans averaging $4,474 a year. That adds up to $17,896 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Big Sandy Community and Technical College is 23.7%. 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.

Big Sandy Community and Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,634 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,718 undergraduate students at Big Sandy Community and Technical College, with 1,634 being full-time and 1,084 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Big Sandy Community and Technical College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,634 full-time undergraduates at Big Sandy Community and Technical College, 43% are male and 57% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Big Sandy Community and Technical College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Big Sandy Community and Technical College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 5
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 16
White 1,541
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 65

Online Learning at Big Sandy Community and Technical College

1,014 Took All Classes Online
2,234 Took At Least One Class Online
11.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,234 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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Online Growth Rankings of Big Sandy Community and Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Big Sandy Community and Technical College was 11.5%. This is the #861 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Big Sandy Community and Technical College regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Big Sandy 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 Big Sandy Community and Technical College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
General Computer & Information Sciences #42
Computer Information Systems #77

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%.

Big Sandy Community and Technical College Computer Science Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s TOTAL
General Computer & Information Sciences 55 10 65
TOTAL 55 10 65

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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