Linn State Technical College

Overview of Linn State Technical College

Linn State is located in Linn, MO (a rural area). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Linn State is the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. Linn State is known for its programs in computer science and engineering, construction trades, engineering technician, landscaping and horticulture, mechanics and repair, transportation.

Linn State Selectivity

The school is an open-admission school.


Linn State maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Body

The school had 873 enrolled students in 2007-2008. A very high share of students at Linn State are male.

Student Life

The school has a residential or campus feel. Linn State offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Linn State

Linn State Technical College
One Technology Dr.
Linn , MO 65051-9607
General Phone: (573) 897-5000

Linn State Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Mechanics and Repair114HVAC, heavy equipment maintenance, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, aircraft maintenance, aircraft powerplant tech, motorcycle mechanic, heavy truck tech
Transportation48construction equipment operation
Construction Trades41electrician, lineworker
Engineering Technician38civil engineering tech, electronics tech, manufacturing tech, industrial production tech, drafting
Computer Science and Engineering37computer programming, systems analyst, computer networking
Science and Laboratory Technician15nuclear tech
Landscaping and Horticulture11turf management
Production Trades10machinist
Therapy and Counseling7physical therapist assistant

Number of programs and degrees for Linn State in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree25622
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years659
Award of less than 1 academic year01

Linn State Student Body

In 2007-2008, Linn State had a total enrollment of 873 students (933 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 95%
Black 1%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 55%
20-21 25%
22-24 7%
25-29 5%
30-34 3%
35-39 2%
40-49 3%
50-64 1%

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


Linn State Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 78 %
Part-Time 41 %

Linn State Room and Board (2007)

Linn State offers campus housing for 144 of its 933 (full-time) students.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Linn State Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,370
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,750
Room and board $ 4,920
Room charge $ 2,970
Board (meal plan) charge $ 1,950
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 4,180

Financial Aid:
Linn State participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 471100)

Linn State Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track5922

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year28$51,4618$53,811
All faculty totalcalendar year28$51,4618$53,811

*: 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 year31$42,00014$41,729
All faculty totalacademic year31$42,00014$41,729

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

Linn State Degree Programs (2007)

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

Construction Trades

Engineering Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
Manufacturing Technology/Technician

Landscaping And Horticulture
Turf and Turfgrass Management

Mechanics And Repair
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician
Medium/Heavy Vehicle and Truck Technology/Technician
Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Technology/Technician

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist

Science And Laboratory Technician
Nuclear/Nuclear Power Technology/Technician

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation

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Linn State Highlights

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What Sets Linn State Apart:

Male % of student body
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Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Number of degree programs
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Top 7%Linn State Number of degree programs
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 8%Linn State Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Linn State % of degrees in computer science and engineering
% of degrees in transportation
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 11%Linn State % of degrees in transportation
% of degrees in construction trades
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%Linn State % of degrees in construction trades
% of degrees in engineering technician
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Linn State % of degrees in engineering technician
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Linn State % of degrees in mechanics and repair
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%Linn State Number of students
% of degrees in landscaping and horticulture
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%Linn State % of degrees in landscaping and horticulture

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing

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