Linn State Technical College (LSTC)

One Technology Drive, Linn, MO

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About
Linn State Technical College, located in Linn, Missouri, was founded in 1961 and is the only technical college in Missouri with a statewide mission. Originally known as Linn Technical Junior College, the school provided technical and career training as part of its initial offering. The school is dedicated to providing the best education possible, particularly through faculty the are both credentialed and have real world experience to ensure students needs are met.

Academics
Linn State Technical College offers students the opportunity to pursue technical and career training as well as academic transfer through a variety of programs offered by the school. Career and technical programs offer students the opportunity to develop the skills and abilities necessary for high demand fields and industries. Additionally, the school works with private businesses to provide specialized curriculums for training purposes. Academic transfer is accomplished by completing a general education program that fulfills the requirements of the first two years of a four year degree, followed by applying to colleges and universities to continue their education.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid
LSTC is a public, two year, open enrollment institution that allows any student that is interested to enroll by completing the application for admission and paying the associated fees. Students are asked to provide transcripts and test scores if available, and may be required to take a placement exam prior to registration. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarship and is awarded based on need determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which should be submitted by students in a timely fashion.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,800. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • State Residents: $4,700-$5,600
    • Out-of-State: $9,300-$11,160
  • Charges per unit:
    • In-State: $160-$190 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $310-$370 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid95%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships86%$6,072
Receiving Student Loans68%$5,367

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 12%.

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Linn State Technical College may offer services like:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares Linn State Technical College against community colleges in Missouri.

 LSTCOsage CountyMissouri
Graduation Rate57.4%-23.1%
Transfer-out Rate4.9%-20.8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Physical Therapy Assistant (P.T.A.) Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (since 1996)

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Engineering Technology

Health and Clinical Professions

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Precision Production

Science Technology

Transportation and Materials Moving

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