Big Sandy Community and Technical College in Prestonsburg
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Average Annual Cost
Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).
The Big Sandy Community and Technical College is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.
By Family Income
Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Big Sandy Community and Technical College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.
|Family Income||Average cost|
|$0 - $30,000||$5,759|
|$30,001 - $48,000||$5,638|
|$48,001 - $75,000||$7,671|
|$75,001 - $110,000||$10,213|
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Percent of students with financial aid
Types of financial aids
3603 of Big Sandy Community and Technical College undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 78 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Big Sandy Community and Technical College number 26 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Kentucky.
Students at Big Sandy Community and Technical College awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.
|Family Income||Number awarded grant and scholarship aid||Average amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded|
|$0 - $30,000||100%||$6,209|
|$30,001 - $48,000||97.44%||$5,991|
|$48,001 - $75,000||96.77%||$3,824|
|$75,001 - $110,000||80%||$1,722|
Salary After Attending
According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Living & meal
Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus
Institution provide on-campus housing
Institution provides board or meal plan
Veteran Services Available
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities
Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Alternative tuition plans
Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution
Tuition payment plan
Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.
Big Sandy Community and Technical College graduation rate is below the national average.
18% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Big Sandy Community and Technical College completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.
The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.
Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This indicator doesn’t consider students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare schools.
The student-to-faculty ratio at Big Sandy Community and Technical College is 23:1, that means that for every 23 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.
Students enrollment in distance education
In Big Sandy Community and Technical College the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.
Distance education location breakdown
Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Big Sandy Community and Technical College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Kentucky.
The percentage of crimes on Big Sandy Community & Technical College
The campus located by One Bert T Combs Dr address in Prestonsburg, Kentucky.
Big Sandy Community & Technical College in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Big Sandy Community and Technical College with 0.09% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on Big Sandy Community & Technical College is burglary.
Number of degree programs offered
This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 112 universities in Kentucky state, with one of the highest number of 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate.
Number of degree programs offered via distance education
There are 69 distance learning programs that are provided in the Big Sandy Community and Technical College: 30 are for Associate's degree, 27 - for less than 1-year certificate programs and 12 are 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.
Note, that programs offered via distance education might be entirely online as well as partially online and contain real-time elements. So look carefully into each program to make sure you can commit.
Total credit/contact hours
Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Kentucky state average data to help you compare.
Big Sandy Community and Technical College provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.
In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 2510 students with 75288 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.
TOP 5 Popular Majors
The most popular majors counted as percentage breakdown of degrees awarded in every single discipline in Big Sandy Community and Technical College
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Student Reviews and Ratings for Big Sandy Community and Technical College
I went to swvcc and really hated it. I thought every college was the same. However, years later I enrolled in bsctc and fell in love with the campus, staff and with the overall experience. Hate I have to leave to achieve a bachelor's degree.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
Unhelpful staff, a mistake was made with my transcripts on their end and they have been completely unwilling to fix it. Several times I have went to them and every time they have been rude and willfully unhelpful.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
I love Big Sandy Community and Technical College. The faculty there are awesome and are all very helpful. All the professors are very nice, friendly and are willing to help their students. The class sizes are very small so you can get to know your professor very well. It does really feel like home. The classes are challenging, but not as much as UK and EKU's. They are all manageable if you put some effort in. Big Sandy brings me back so many memories. In the mid 2000's I used to go there to take my ACT test. I was accepted into the 2 year Honor's Program in 2010. The scholarship paid for 15 credit classes. In addition, our community used to play soccer at the back of the Post Secondary and Campbell building. That was back in the 1990s when I was young so I am not sure if those buildings were built then.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
Location & Website
Address: 1 Bert Combs Dr
Religious affiliation: Not applicable
Calendar system: Semester
General Phone Number: +60688638630
Institution is active in current year: 1
Institution's internet website address: bigsandy.kctcs.edu
Financial aid office: Go to the page
Admissions office: Go to the page
Online application: Go to the page
Net price calculator: Go to the page
Veterans and Military Service members tuition policies: Go to the page
Student-Right-to-Know student athlete graduation rate: Go to the page
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