Flint Hills Technical College

Overview of Flint Hills Technical College

Flint Hills Technical College can be found in Emporia, KS (a self-contained town). The school is a public institution. The Associate's degree is the highest degree at Flint Hills Technical College.

Areas of Study

The school offers a wide range of choices in programs of study. The range of program offerings available from Flint Hills Technical College is especially impressive compared to its number of students. The most common majors at the school are in medicine, office and administration.

Flint Hills Technical College Selectivity

Flint Hills Technical College is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications.


Classes at the school are less crowded than at many schools. A tenure system is one way Flint Hills Technical College works to keep a high-quality staff.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 481 students were enrolled in the school.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Flint Hills Technical College, as an associate degree granting institution, is to provide a diverse community of learners with life-long educational opportunities for personal growth and preparation for professional and civic responsibilities that meet the needs of society."

More complete details are provided below.

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Flint Hills Technical College
3301 W 18th St
Emporia , KS 66801

Flint Hills Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine76EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse
Medicine71health professions
Engineering Technician40manufacturing tech, nuclearn engineering tech
Office and Administration30administrative assistant
Mechanics and Repair23automobile mechanics
Medical Support and Technology23dental assistant
Computer Science and Engineering19computer programming, computer networking
Engineering15industrial engineering
Construction Trades12property management
Media10printing equipment operation
Family and Social Work9foodservice management
Photography and Commercial Art3commercial art

Number of programs and degrees for Flint Hills Technical College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years16813
Associate's degree8114
Award of less than 1 academic year822

Flint Hills Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Flint Hills Technical College had a total enrollment of 481 students (393 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 80%
Black 10%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian 2%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 9%
18-19 20%
20-21 18%
22-24 15%
25-29 14%
30-34 7%
35-39 8%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%

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


Flint Hills Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 85 %
Part-Time 97 %

Flint Hills Technical College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Flint Hills Technical College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,352
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,352
Books and supplies $ 2,074

Financial Aid:
Flint Hills Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 526400)

Flint Hills Technical College Faculty

Flint Hills Technical College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year4$54,2417$51,503
All faculty totalcalendar year4$54,2417$51,503

*: 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
Instructoracademic year11$42,1762*
All faculty totalacademic year11$42,1762*

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

Flint Hills Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance and Management

Industrial Engineering

Engineering Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Nuclear Engineering Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

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Flint Hills Technical College Highlights

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What Sets Flint Hills Technical College Apart:

Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 8%Flint Hills Technical College Number of degree programs
% of degrees in medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Flint Hills Technical College % of degrees in medicine
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 12%Flint Hills Technical College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Flint Hills Technical College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Flint Hills Technical College % of degrees in office and administration
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%Flint Hills Technical College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Flint Hills Technical College Male % of student body

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
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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