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Manhattan Area Technical College

Overview of Manhattan Area Technical College

Students attend Manhattan Area Technical College in Manhattan, KS, a self-contained town. The school is a public institution. Manhattan Area Technical College degrees go up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in construction trades, mechanics and repair, nursing and emergency medicine, office and administration, production trades.

Manhattan Area Technical College Selectivity

Applicants to Manhattan Area Technical College appreciate its open admissions policy.

Faculty

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

Student Body

There are 451 students at Manhattan Area Technical College (as of 2007-2008). A very high share of students at the school are male.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Manhattan Area Technical College provides quality technical and general education to prepare individuals to pursue technologically advanced careers and lead productive lives."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Manhattan Area Technical College

Manhattan Area Technical College
3136 Dickens Ave
Manhattan , KS 66503-2499
General Phone: (785) 587-2800
http://www.matc.net

Manhattan Area Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine75registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Construction Trades44carpentry, power transmission
Mechanics and Repair37HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Engineering Technician17CAD and design
Office and Administration16administrative assistant
Production Trades13welding
Computer Science and Engineering11system administration

Number of programs and degrees for Manhattan Area Technical College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Associate's degree11610
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years978

Manhattan Area Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Manhattan Area Technical College had a total enrollment of 451 students (443 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 86%
Black 4%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 2%
American Indian 2%
Unknown 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 24%
20-21 23%
22-24 18%
25-29 15%
30-34 5%
35-39 5%
40-49 5%
50-64 4%

Manhattan Area Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 72 %
Part-Time 75 %

Manhattan Area Technical College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Manhattan, 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.

Manhattan Area Technical College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,200
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,200
Books and supplies $ 1,600

Financial Aid:
Manhattan Area Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 550000)

Manhattan Area Technical College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1310

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year0*6$51,754
All faculty totalcalendar year0*6$51,754

*: 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 year13$50,1454$46,299
All faculty totalacademic year13$50,1454$46,299

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

Manhattan Area Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

Computer Science And Engineering
System Administration/Administrator

Construction Trades
Carpentry/Carpenter
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General

Engineering Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician

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

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

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

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Manhattan Area Technical College Highlights

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What Sets Manhattan Area Technical College Apart:

CategoryTrophy 
% of degrees in construction trades
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Manhattan Area Technical College % of degrees in construction trades
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Manhattan Area Technical College Male % of student body
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 11%Manhattan Area Technical College % of degrees in mechanics and repair
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 13%Manhattan Area Technical College Number of degree programs
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 13%Manhattan Area Technical College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 16%Manhattan Area Technical College % of degrees in office and administration
Salaries of full-time faculty
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 17%Manhattan Area Technical College Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in production trades
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Manhattan Area Technical College % of degrees in production trades
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Manhattan Area Technical College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%Manhattan Area Technical College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine

Notable:
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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