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Bowling Green Technical College

Bowling Green Technical College

Bowling Green Technical College, also referred to as BGTC, is situated in Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States. It was founded in the year 1939 and formerly known as the Western Trade School. This college is among the 16 colleges under the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS). BGTC offers degree and certificate programs in diverse fields of study including surgical technology, information technology, industrial maintenance, air conditioning, and radiography. The college also offers adult education programs. The college's other four campuses are:

  • Glasgow Campus
  • Glasgow Technical Campus
  • Kentucky Advanced Technology Campus
  • Transpark Campus

BGTC has several student clubs and organizations including Phi Beta Lambda, Student Government Association, SkillsUSA, and Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA).

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Contacting Bowling Green

Bowling Green Technical College
1845 Loop Dr
Bowling Green , KY 42101-3601
General Phone: (270) 901-1000
http://www.bowlinggreen.kctcs.edu

Bowling Green Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Engineering Technician309engineering technology, electromechanical instrument tech, computer systems tech, drafting
Nursing and Emergency Medicine248licensed practical nurse
Office and Administration161executive secretary
Mechanics and Repair139HVAC, industrial mechanics, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Medical Administration117health unit coordinator, medical secretary
Computer Science and Engineering114computer and info science
Production Trades65machine shop assistant, welding
Liberal Arts59interdisciplinary studies
Medical Support and Technology58radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech
Cooking and Culinary Arts25chef training
Construction Trades14electrician
Media1communications tech

Number of programs and degrees for Bowling Green in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of less than 1 academic year95019
Associate's degree1539
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years20715

Bowling Green Student Body

In 2007-2008, Bowling Green had a total enrollment of 4,953 students (1,342 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 70%
Black 4%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 24%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 20%
18-19 10%
20-21 6%
22-24 7%
25-29 10%
30-34 9%
35-39 8%
40-49 13%
50-64 9%
65+ 1%

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

ResidencePercent
Kentucky98%
Tennessee2%

Bowling Green Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 61 %
Part-Time 55 %

Bowling Green Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Bowling Green, 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.

Bowling Green Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,904
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,360
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Bowling Green participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 527100)

Bowling Green Faculty

Bowling Green has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track01
Non-tenured and not on tenure track3626

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year0*2*
Associate professorcalendar year1*2*
Assistant professorcalendar year2*2*
Instructorcalendar year6$43,1329$41,666
All faculty totalcalendar year9$45,21815$47,121

*: 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 year1*2*
Associate professoracademic year8$49,2503$46,744
Assistant professoracademic year7$45,1684$38,678
Instructoracademic year11$37,0883$40,450
All faculty totalacademic year27$43,85012$45,002

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

Bowling Green Degree Programs (2007)

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Construction Trades
Electrician

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Engineering Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electromechanical Instrumentation/Maintenance Techs, Other
Engineering Technology, General

Liberal Arts
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

Media
Communications Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

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Bowling Green Highlights

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What Sets Bowling Green Apart:

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% of degrees in medical administration
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 5%Bowling Green % of degrees in medical administration
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Bowling Green Male % of student body
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Bowling Green % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 11%Bowling Green % of degrees in mechanics and repair
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%Bowling Green % of degrees in office and administration
% of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 12%Bowling Green % of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Bowling Green % of degrees in computer science and engineering
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Bowling Green Number of students
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Bowling Green Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in engineering technician
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Bowling Green % of degrees in engineering technician
% of degrees in production trades
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%Bowling Green % of degrees in production trades
Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%Bowling Green 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 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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