Manhattan Area Technical College: Review & Facts

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Manhattan Area Technical College is a small two-year, public school with 870 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1965 and is one of the 5 colleges and schools located in Manhattan, Kansas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
19
Fair
Manhattan Area Technical College will give you the option to receive a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

MATC implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 19 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Office and Clerical Services, Installation and Repair, Electrical and Electronics, and Industrial Technologies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


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 usually a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Manhattan Area Technical College is relatively low at 64% (close to Kansas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Manhattan Area Technical College is below average - 58%.

Student to faculty ratio at MATC is pretty good, 12:1. Find out more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,900
Low
Average tuition cost is very low, $3,900 per year. The additional fees at MATC (not included in tuition costs) are about $1,000, which totals $4,900 a year.

Read the details about Manhattan Area 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 college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

The undergraduate application fee at Manhattan Area Technical College is $40.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Manhattan Area Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (785) 587-2800 or check Manhattan Area Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Manhattan Area Technical College provides a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at MATC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At the present moment, there is no on-campus housing at Manhattan Area Technical College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Manhattan Area Technical College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Manhattan Area Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: Manhattan Area Technical College, 3136 Dickens Ave, Manhattan, Kansas 66503-2499, USA
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