Southeast Kentucky Community And Technical College

Southeast Kentucky Community And Technical College

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College is located in Cumberland, KY. It is one of the 16 two-year, open-admissions colleges under the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. It was originally established in 1960 as the Southeast Center of the University of Kentucky. SKCTC offers associate degree programs in several areas of study. The college also operates campuses in Cumberland, Harlan, Middlesboro, Pineville and Whitesburg.

SKCTC's athletics department fields a large number of men's and women's sports teams, which participate in sports like volleyball, basketball and hiking. The campus is also home to several student clubs and organizations.

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Contacting Southeast Kentucky

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College
700 College Rd
Cumberland , KY 40823
General Phone: (606) 589-2145

Southeast Kentucky Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts287liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies, public history and archival administration
Nursing and Emergency Medicine143registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Mechanics and Repair101HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Medical Support and Technology76medical assistant, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, medical lab tech
Construction Trades64carpentry, electrician
Production Trades59machine shop assistant, welding
Office and Administration54executive secretary
Business and Management25business management
Transportation22construction equipment operation
Engineering Technician16engineering technology, mining tech, drafting
Security and Law Enforcement10criminal justice and administration
Computer Science and Engineering7computer and info science
Therapy and Counseling6physical therapist assistant
Education and Teaching1teacher aide

Number of programs and degrees for Southeast Kentucky in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year35617
Associate's degree39412
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years12113

Southeast Kentucky Student Body

In 2007-2008, Southeast Kentucky had a total enrollment of 4,847 students (2,080 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 89%
Black 2%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 9%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 25%
18-19 19%
20-21 11%
22-24 9%
25-29 9%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 8%
50-64 7%
65+ 1%

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


Southeast Kentucky Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 70 %
Part-Time 30 %

Southeast Kentucky Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Southeast Kentucky Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,048
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,504
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Southeast Kentucky participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 199800)

Southeast Kentucky Faculty

Southeast Kentucky has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track12
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2523

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year8$66,7081*
Associate professorcalendar year4$60,7283$52,033
Assistant professorcalendar year2*0*
Instructorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year14$61,7355$53,957

*: 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
Professoracademic year24$60,94419$57,475
Associate professoracademic year13$47,73710$46,353
Assistant professoracademic year2*3$48,924
Instructoracademic year3$39,4677$36,157
All faculty totalacademic year42$54,26439$50,139

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

Southeast Kentucky Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Construction Trades

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Engineering Technology, General
Mining Technology/Technician

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Public/Applied History and Archival Administration

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

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

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

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation

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What Sets Southeast Kentucky Apart:

Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%Southeast Kentucky Male % of student body
Number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 14%Southeast Kentucky Number of degree programs
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 14%Southeast Kentucky % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Southeast Kentucky Number of students
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Southeast Kentucky Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)

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 Student employment 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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