Flint Hills Technical College, located in Emporia, Kansas, was founded in 1963, was given associate degree granting status in 1995, the Kansas Board of Regents became the coordinating body for the school at the state level in 1999, and the school became autonomous from the Emporia School District in 2005. The goal of the school is to provide educational opportunities to the residents of its service area for personal, professional and academic growth.
FHTC offers 19 programs of study along with several short term training programs and continuing education courses. The student to teacher ratio is approximately 15 to 1, and a large portion of the program curriculums are based in lab work for practical experience. About 94% of FHTC graduates find job placement after graduation.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Students interested in enrolling at FHTC must complete the application in full and submit all the necessary education records, including transcripts and test scores. Student will then be asked to take the ASSET placement exam if they do not have applicable ACT test scores. Once completed, students must pay all fees prior to the first day of class. FHTC offers a variety of financial aid option including local scholarships and federal grants and loans. The first step in determining if a student qualifies is to complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $15,300. 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 estimates are between $4,100-$5,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $120 to $140 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||80%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||65%||$3,867|
|Receiving Student Loans||51%||$4,378|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Flint Hills Technical College may provide services including:
- Distance learning
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Assistance to find work
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for this school, versus those community colleges in Kansas, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.
|Flint Hills Technical College||Lyon County||Kansas|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Dental Assistant Program
- Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1967)
- Dental Hygienist Program
- Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 2008)
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 Flint Hills 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
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Security and Protective Services
Other Community Colleges Nearby
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