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Bluegrass Community And Technical College

Bluegrass Community And Technical College

Kentucky Bluegrass Community and Technical College, BCTC, is a two-year public college in Lexington, Kentucky that was established in 2005. It was formed through the merger of Lexington Community College and Central Kentucky Technical College. The Cooper, Leestown and Regency campuses are located at Lexington. There are four other campuses in Danville, Georgetown, Lawrenceburg and Winchester. The college offers programs at the certificate, diploma and the associate degree levels. Local and worldwide online programs for students who cannot attend formal classes are also offered by the college. It has eleven academic divisions namely :

  • Allied Health
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Business
  • Computer Science and Information Systems
  • History, Languages, and Social Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Manufacturing Industrial Technology
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Natural Science
  • Nursing
  • Trades and Technologies

Kentucky Bluegrass Community and Technical College has a Student Government that represents the student body. There are many student organizations at the college including the BCTC Christian Fellowship, the BCTC Practical Nursing Student Organization, the Dental Laboratory Technology Association (DELTA), Phi Beta Lambda, and Winchester Campus History Club.

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Contacting Bluegrass Community and Technical College

Bluegrass Community and Technical College
470 Cooper Drive
Lexington , KY 40506
General Phone: (859) 246-2400
http://www.bluegrass.kctcs.edu/

Bluegrass Community and Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts476liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies, cartography
Construction Trades468masonry, carpentry, electrician
Nursing and Emergency Medicine385registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Mechanics and Repair303HVAC, industrial mechanics, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Engineering Technician292engineering technology, civil engineering tech, electronics tech, environmental engineering tech, drafting, architectural drafting
Production Trades220machine shop assistant, welding
Medical Support and Technology202dental hygienist, dental lab tech, medical assistant, nuclear medical tech, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, medical lab tech
Computer Science and Engineering99computer and info science, data processing tech
Office and Administration92executive secretary
Medical Administration58medical secretary
Business and Management51business management
Photography and Commercial Art24cinematography
Beauty and Cosmetology23cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care
Family and Social Work22child care provider, social work
Landscaping and Horticulture16applied horticulture
Security and Law Enforcement11security services management, fire-fighting
Animal Science and Care9equestrian studies
Education and Teaching4teacher aide

Number of programs and degrees for Bluegrass Community and Technical College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of less than 1 academic year1,51731
Associate's degree89931
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years33919

Bluegrass Community and Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Bluegrass Community and Technical College had a total enrollment of 11,596 students (7,297 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 78%
Black 12%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 6%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 17%
20-21 18%
22-24 15%
25-29 15%
30-34 10%
35-39 7%
40-49 8%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
Kentucky96%
(International Students)1%

Bluegrass Community and Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 57 %
Part-Time 32 %

Bluegrass Community and Technical College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Lexington, Kentucky for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Kentucky Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Bluegrass Community and Technical College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,964
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,420
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Bluegrass Community and Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 524400)

Bluegrass Community and Technical College Faculty

Bluegrass Community and Technical College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured5361
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1723
Non-tenured and not on tenure track5042

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year2*2*
Associate professorcalendar year4$57,5503$63,118
Assistant professorcalendar year5$50,1116$48,221
Instructorcalendar year4$42,1782*
All faculty totalcalendar year15$51,86913$55,050

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year15$59,79929$57,774
Associate professoracademic year56$53,42849$48,524
Assistant professoracademic year23$40,90322$41,398
Instructoracademic year11$40,78413$36,557
All faculty totalacademic year105$50,270113$48,134

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Bluegrass Community and Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

Animal Science And Care
Equestrian/Equine Studies

Beauty And Cosmetology
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Construction Trades
Carpentry/Carpenter
Electrician
Mason/Masonry

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Engineering Technology, General
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Social Work

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Liberal Arts
Cartography
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Photography And Commercial Art
Cinematography and Film/Video Production

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Securities Services Administration/Management

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Bluegrass Community and Technical College Highlights

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What Sets Bluegrass Community and Technical College Apart:

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% of degrees in office and administration
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Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Bluegrass Community and Technical College Number of students
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 9%Bluegrass Community and Technical College % of degrees in mechanics and repair
Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Bluegrass Community and Technical College Number of degree programs
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 11%Bluegrass Community and Technical College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in construction trades
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Bluegrass Community and Technical College % of degrees in construction trades
% of degrees in production trades
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 12%Bluegrass Community and Technical College % of degrees in production trades
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Bluegrass Community and Technical College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 17%Bluegrass Community and Technical College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
% of degrees in medical administration
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%Bluegrass Community and Technical College % of degrees in medical administration
% of degrees in engineering technician
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%Bluegrass Community and Technical College % of degrees in engineering technician
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 19%Bluegrass Community and Technical College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs

Notable:
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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