Kansas Technical Schools

Electronics and computer technology, accounting, office and new media technologies, and maintenance technologies—these are just a few of the career field’s available to technical school graduates. Technical school graduates may work as science technicians, pharmacy technicians, veterinary medical technicians and paramedics, engineering technicians, sound engineering technicians and more. Most technical schools offer a wide variety of degree options, so finding a technical school to match your education path will be easy. Fortunately, the state of Kansas has a number of technical schools to fit all backgrounds.

Kansas technical schools offer certificates, associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and advanced degrees in technical related fields. Kansas is home to top technical colleges such as North Central Kansas Technical College (est. 1996), Northwest Kansas Technical College (est. 1964), Kansas City Community College (est. 1923), and Wichita Area Technical College (est. 1965). Overall, the state of Kansas has 32 public and 28 private institutions with more than 167,868 undergraduate students enrolled. Thousands of Kansas students attend technical school, with more than 1,700 enrolled in Kansas’s top technical schools alone. According to the latest figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau, undergraduate technical school enrollment is 266,000+ students across the nation.

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Facts and Figures for Kansas Technical Schools

Average Tuition Costs On-Campus

The average cost for tuition and fees at a public Kansas technical school is $5,406 per academic year. The average cost for tuition and fees at private Kansas technical school is $16,619 per academic year.

Average Tuition Costs Online

The tuition costs for online Kansas technical schools start at around $200 per credit hour. For graduate school, tuition starts at around $300 per credit hour. Students will pay the same tuition and fees as on-campus programs, but you will save a significant amount of money by eliminating room & board expenses as well as transportation costs. The average room and board cost for public Kansas colleges is $5,932 per academic year.

Noted On-Campus Kansas Technical Schools and Enrollment

North Central Kansas Technical College (avg. enrollment, 522 students)
Northwest Kansas Technical College (avg. enrollment, 252 students)
Kansas City Community College (avg. enrollment, 5,801 students overall)
Wichita Area Technical College (avg. enrollment, 924 students)

Noted Online Technical Schools Available in Kansas

University of Kansas Online
North Central Kansas Technical College
Kansas City Community College
Wichita Area Technical College
University of Phoenix-Wichita
ITT Technical Institute-Wichita, KS

Accredited Kansas Technical Schools

North Central Kansas Technical College
Northwest Kansas Technical College
Kansas City Community College
Wichita Area Technical College

Sources
Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2007, 126th Ed.
Princeton Review
National Center for Education and Statistics
The U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Department of Education

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