Nebraska College Of Technical Agriculture

Overview of Nebraska College Of Technical Agriculture

Students attend NCTA in Curtis, NE, a quiet rural area. The school is a public institution. NCTA degrees go up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in agricultural science and management, landscaping and horticulture.

NCTA Selectivity

Applicants to NCTA appreciate its open admissions policy.

Student Body

There are 327 students at the school (as of 2007-2008).

Student Life

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

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Through quality teaching, NCTA is committed to provide all students with the opportunity, knowledge, skills and characteristics of an educated person. NCTA will provide an outstanding associate level undergraduate experience where the leading object shall be quality instruction in agriculture and related fields. contemporary and future needs of students will be met by fostering student learning through excellent teaching, advising and outcome assessment. students will be offered the opportunity to develop new interests, intellectual curiosity and love of learning."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting NCTA

Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture
404 East 7th
Curtis , NE 69025-9552

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NCTA Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Agricultural Science and Management58agricultural management, agricultural production
Medical Support and Technology39veterinary assistant
Landscaping and Horticulture6applied horticulture

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years204
Associate's degree834

NCTA Student Body

In 2007-2008, NCTA had a total enrollment of 327 students (300 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 90%
Hispanic 0%
Unknown 9%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 57%
20-21 15%
22-24 6%
30-34 0%
40-49 1%
50-64 0%

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

South Dakota4%
North Dakota1%

NCTA Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 69 %

NCTA Room and Board (2007)

NCTA offers campus housing for 154 of its 300 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 14 meals per week.

NCTA Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,824
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,451
Room and board $ 4,481
Room charge $ 1,900
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,184
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 4,442

Financial Aid:
NCTA participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 256596)

NCTA Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year1*2*
Associate professoracademic year1*0*
Assistant professoracademic year5$38,3364$38,337
All faculty totalacademic year7$42,5266$43,228

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

NCTA Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agricultural Production Operations, General

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Medical Support And Technology
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

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NCTA Highlights

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What Sets NCTA Apart:

% of degrees in agricultural science and management
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% of degrees in landscaping and horticulture
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%NCTA % of degrees in landscaping and horticulture
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%NCTA Dorm rooms per full-time student
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 14%NCTA Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)

checked Open admission
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
checked Offers a board (meal) plan

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