Big Sandy Community and Technical College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Big Sandy Community and Technical College is a medium two-year, public school with 4,940 students enrolled. This college was originated in 2003 and is the only college located in Prestonsburg, Kentucky.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
32
Fair
Big Sandy Community and Technical College will give you the opportunity to earn a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Big Sandy Community and Technical College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 32 majors. The most popular concentrations are Electrical and Electronics, General Studies, Management, Business, and Medical Assistant. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
64%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Big Sandy Community and Technical College is relatively low at 64% (close to Kentucky average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
23 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Big Sandy Community and Technical College is very low - 27%. Nearly 9% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Big Sandy Community and Technical College is reasonable -- 23:1. Find out more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$12,500
Medium
Average tuition charges are close to the nationwide median - $12,400 per year. The additional fees at Big Sandy Community and Technical College not covered by tuition are approximately $100; this comes to a total of $12,500 a year.

Read the details about Big Sandy Community and Technical College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Big Sandy Community and Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (606) 886-3863 or check Big Sandy Community and Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Big Sandy Community and Technical College offers a distance education program.

At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Big Sandy Community and Technical College.

Based on the college crime information, Big Sandy Community and Technical College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Big Sandy Community and Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: Big Sandy Community and Technical College, 1 Bert Combs Dr, Prestonsburg, Kentucky 41653, USA
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