Hillyard Technical Center in Saint Joseph

Saint Joseph, MO

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Hillyard Technical Center offers 51-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 5:1. 1 high safety campus. 34.2% are women, and 65.8% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at Hillyard Technical Center is 15155$, that is above national average. 91% of full-time Hillyard Technical Center students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average. Average salary after attending is $37,700, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

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 Hillyard Technical Center is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents the program with the largest enrollment at the institution for the length of the full program, regardless of program length, and it includes undergraduates who first enrolled at any time during the academic year and who pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.


By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Hillyard Technical Center students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$13,209
$30,001 - $48,000--
$48,001 - $75,000$16,222
$75,001 - $110,000--

Admission considerations


  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Recommendations
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


  • Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Student charges

Historical tuition and fees

Historical books and supplies cost

Student charges by the largest programs

The estimated cost of the Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist (the 2d largest program, lasting 22 months) is $45,832 per year and $549,978 in total. Dental Hygiene/Hygienist is the third largest program at Hillyard Technical Center, and it takes a full-time student 22 months to complete. This one will cost $71,496 per year and $857,956 for the full completion. The 4th largest with 11 months length Surgical Technology/Technologist will cost you $12,427 per year, $149,127 for the complete course.


Percent of students with financial aid


Types of financial aids


103 of Hillyard Technical Center undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 69 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Hillyard Technical Center number 121 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Missouri.

Students at Hillyard Technical Center awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Salary After Attending


According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services


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

Services and programs are not available to veterans, military servicemembers, or their families

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Does not offer distance education opportunities

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.

Graduation Rate


Hillyard Technical Center graduation rate is above the national average.

91% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Hillyard Technical Center 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 index doesn’t take into consideration 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.

Applying information

Average number of admissions to one applicant

1 : 1

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

2 : 1

Admission considerations


  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Recommendations
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


  • Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Retention rate

Full-time retention rate


Part-time retention rate


The Hillyard Technical Center full-time retention rate is 86% and part-time retention rate is 100%.

Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and continue studying in the same program next fall semester are counted in the retention rate.

Retention rate is an important indicator: if it is high, it demonstrates that school has quality curriculum, positive student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Hillyard Technical Center is 5:1, that means that for every 5 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.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In Hillyard Technical Center 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 Hillyard Technical Center and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Hillyard Technical Center

The campus located by 3434 Faraon St address in Saint Joseph, Missouri.


Hillyard Technical Center 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 Hillyard Technical Center with 4.79% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Hillyard Technical Center are motor vehicle theft and robbery.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Hillyard Technical Center offers 51 programs in total: 42 are for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs and 9 are 2-year, but less than 4-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 198 universities in Missouri state. Hillyard Technical Center is one of the few institutions in Missouri that offers a 2-year, but less than 4-year certificate program.


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 Missouri state average data to help you compare.


Hillyard Technical Center provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 188 students with 168852 сontact hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Location & Website

Address: 3434 Faraon Street


Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Differs by program

General Phone Number: +8166714170

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: hillyardtech.com

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