Northwest Kansas Technical College

Overview of Northwest Kansas Technical College

The main campus of Northwest Kansas Technical College is in Goodland, KS (a self-contained town). The school is a public school. Northwest Kansas Technical College offers degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school offers more choices of majors than most colleges its size. Northwest Kansas Technical College offers a wide array of programs of study, compared to other schools of its size. The school students most commonly major in a field related to construction trades, mechanics and repair, media, production trades.

Northwest Kansas Technical College Selectivity

Northwest Kansas Technical College admits all qualified candidates under its open-admission policy.


The school's faculty/student ratio compares favorably with most colleges. Northwest Kansas Technical College offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 252 enrolled students. Males make up the lion's share of the student body at Northwest Kansas Technical College.

Student Life

Many students at the school live in campus housing. Northwest Kansas Technical College makes available a lot of student housing.

More complete details are provided below.

Disclaimer: Information on this page was not provided or commissioned by the featured school. Information has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by the featured school.

Contacting Northwest Kansas Technical College

Northwest Kansas Technical College
1209 Harrison St
Goodland , KS 67735
General Phone: (785) 890-3641

Northwest Kansas Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Mechanics and Repair55electrical installation and repair, communications install and repair, HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Construction Trades16carpentry, electrician
Beauty and Cosmetology11cosmetology, manicurist
Production Trades11welding
Medical Support and Technology10medical assistant
Media10desktop publishing and imaging
Engineering Technician8civil engineering tech
Office and Administration4administrative assistant
Computer Science and Engineering0network management

Number of programs and degrees for Northwest Kansas Technical College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years368
Associate's degree6914
Award of less than 1 academic year42
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years168

Northwest Kansas Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Northwest Kansas Technical College had a total enrollment of 252 students (338 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 83%
Black 1%
Hispanic 9%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 7%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 49%
20-21 22%
22-24 9%
25-29 8%
30-34 4%
35-39 0%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%

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


Northwest Kansas Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 88 %

Northwest Kansas Technical College Room and Board (2007)

Northwest Kansas Technical College offers campus housing for 76 of its 338 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Goodland, 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.

Northwest Kansas Technical College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Northwest Kansas Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 526700)

Northwest Kansas Technical College Faculty

Northwest Kansas Technical College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track84

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year20$42,1608$38,604
All faculty totalcalendar year20$42,1608$38,604

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

Northwest Kansas Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist

Computer Science And Engineering
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager

Construction Trades

Engineering Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

You are visiting:

Find a school near you

Northwest Kansas Technical College Highlights

(Details are provided further down on this page.)

What Sets Northwest Kansas Technical College Apart:

Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 3%$pretty_college $award_cats{$char}
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 5%$pretty_college $award_cats{$char}
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Northwest Kansas Technical College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Northwest Kansas Technical College % of degrees in mechanics and repair
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 9%Northwest Kansas Technical College Number of degree programs
% of degrees in media
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Northwest Kansas Technical College % of degrees in media
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Northwest Kansas Technical College Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in construction trades
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%Northwest Kansas Technical College % of degrees in construction trades
% of degrees in production trades
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%Northwest Kansas Technical College % of degrees in production trades

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

Career and College Resources on CityTownInfo

Real-World Career Reports

Career Stories from workers: daily activities, job tips, best/worst job aspects, training, etc.
Daily Career & Education News from our staff. We're an approved Google News provider!

Career References and Original Articles

Resource Center. A starting point for all CityTownInfo career and college resources.
Career Overviews of hundreds of careers: descriptions, salaries, forecasts, schools, more.
Best Careers Not Requiring Degrees: Good pay, job growth, low need for degrees.
Helpful Articles, many in "how-to" format; e.g., "How to Become a Chef".
Infographics covering employment and educational trends.

College Directories and Lists

These lists link to thousands of detailed school profiles.

Colleges by State. Nearly every college and trade school in the country.
Colleges Listed Alphabetically. About 7,000 colleges & trade schools, including online schools.
Colleges by Major City. Browse cities with multiple college options.
Online Colleges. Colleges with online degree programs.
Graduate Schools by State. Colleges offering graduate degree programs.
Graduate Schools by Major City. Find cities with multiple graduate school options.
Back to Top
SPEAK TO AN ADVISOR 1.844.285.6104