Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, located in Elizabethtown Kentucky, is one of sixteen two year institutions that comprise the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS), a system formed when technical and community colleges became overseen by a single entity when the Postsecondary Education Improvement Act of 1997. The school was formed by the merger in 2004 of Elizabethtown Community College, established in 1964, and Elizabethtown Technical College, established in 1965. ECTC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The school serves multiple counties in Kentucky, providing a source of education and community service for those regions.
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College offers programs in a variety of fields, resulting in diplomas, certificates or degrees upon completion. Some programs are designed to assist in transfer to a four year institution, particularly to public institutions in Kentucky with whom the school has transfer agreements in place. Other programs prepare individuals for a career, providing the technical and practical education and skills necessary to seek entry level work in a particular field. Associate programs that provide career training also offer general education courses that may be applied for transfer credit in the future. In addition to the above programs, adult education and continuing education courses are available to adult individuals seeking to retrain or update their skills.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Students interested in enrolling at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College must be a high school graduate or have a GED. There is no deadline or fee to apply, though students who apply early will be better served by the school. Students must supply high school and/or college transcripts to the school prior to registration. Financial aid is available in the form of student loans and federal and state grants. Students interested or in need of financial aid should contact the school's financial aid office for assistance in the application process and determining eligibility.
Students enrolled at ECTC will find a large number of clubs and organizations available to them. These clubs and organizations offer ways to expand or delve deeper into one's interests and meet others with similar likes and ideas. Meeting schedules and activities are determined by the individual groups.
Some clubs and organizations at ECTC:
- Criminal Justice Club
- Chess Club
- Biology Club
- Students in Free Enterprise
- Student Government Association
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,400. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. 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 range:
- State Residents: $3,500-$4,200
- Out-of-State: $12,000-$14,830
- Charges for part-time students are:
- In-State: $150-$180 per unit
- Out-of-State: $520-$620 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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||96%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||94%||$3,976|
|Receiving Student Loans||28%||$4,451|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College may provide services like those listed below:
- Distance learning
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
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 this school against community colleges in Kentucky.
|Elizabethtown Community and Technical College||Hardin County||Kentucky|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1969)
- Find all the other nursing programs in Kentucky
- Radiology Technician Program
- Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1996)
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.
Get more information about the programs offered by Elizabethtown Community and Technical College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Public Administration and Social Services
Security and Protective Services
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.
- Jefferson Community and Technical College in Louisville, KY (39 miles away)
- Owensboro Community and Technical College in Owensboro, KY (66 miles away)
- Bluegrass Community and Technical College in Lexington, KY (79 miles away)
- Somerset Community College in Somerset, KY (82 miles away)
- Madisonville Community College in Madisonville, KY (92 miles away)