Elizabethtown Community And Technical College

Elizabethtown Community And Technical College

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College was formed in 2004 by the consolidation of Elizabethtown Community College and the Elizabethtown Technical College. It is one of 16 colleges under the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. Located in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, the campus is spread across 80 acres of land and offers enrollment to more than 5,000 students every year. In addition, classes are also held in:

  • Bardstown
  • Brandenburg
  • Greensburg
  • Hardinsburg
  • Leitchfield
  • Munfordville

ECTC offers a number of degree programs in subjects like allied health and nursing, business studies, construction technology, electricity, engineering technology and manufacturing, environment, protection and natural resources, human services, information technology, education and quality management systems. Transfer degrees in various areas of study are also awarded by the college.

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Contacting ECTC

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
600 College Street Rd
Elizabethtown , KY 42701-3081
General Phone: (270) 769-2371

ECTC Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine364EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Mechanics and Repair308industrial mechanics, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Construction Trades258carpentry, electrician, plumbing
Business and Management231business management
Liberal Arts194liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies
Office and Administration176executive secretary
Medical Administration160medical secretary
Family and Social Work151child care provider, social work
Engineering Technician126engineering technology, quality control tech, drafting
Production Trades109machine shop assistant, welding
Computer Science and Engineering89computer and info science
Security and Law Enforcement30criminal justice and administration, fire-fighting
Medical Support and Technology16radiation therapist
Education and Teaching11teacher aide
Cooking and Culinary Arts3chef training

Number of programs and degrees for ECTC in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year1,67020
Associate's degree44721
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years10913

ECTC Student Body

In 2007-2008, ECTC had a total enrollment of 5,506 students (3,015 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 79%
Black 9%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 8%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 19%
20-21 15%
22-24 12%
25-29 15%
30-34 10%
35-39 8%
40-49 12%
50-64 6%
65+ 1%

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


ECTC Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 56 %
Part-Time 46 %

ECTC Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Elizabethtown, 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.

ECTC 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:
ECTC participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 199100)

ECTC Faculty

ECTC has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track910
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2820

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*2*
Associate professorcalendar year2*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year3$65,1052*

*: 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 year13$59,74124$58,100
Associate professoracademic year25$47,98914$48,536
Assistant professoracademic year10$40,3357$40,158
Instructoracademic year10$35,02211$35,395
All faculty totalacademic year58$47,06756$49,006

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

ECTC Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Construction Trades
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Engineering Technology, General
Quality Control Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Social Work

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

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

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What Sets ECTC Apart:

% of degrees in medical administration
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 3%$pretty_college $award_cats{$char}
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%ECTC Number of students
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%ECTC Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%ECTC Number of degree programs
% of degrees in business and management
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 18%ECTC % of degrees in business and management
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%ECTC % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%ECTC % of degrees in family and social work
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%ECTC % of degrees in mechanics and repair

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 Career counseling
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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