Hazard Community and Technical College: Narrative Description
HAZARD COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE H-15
1 Community College Dr.
Hazard, KY 41701-2403
Tel: (606)436-5721; 800-246-7521; Admissions: (606)436-5721; Fax: (606)439-2988; Web Site: http://www.hazard.kctcs.edu/
Description: State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Kentucky Community and Technical College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1968. Setting: 34-acre rural campus. Total enrollment: 3,500. 15% from top 10% of their high school class, 50% from top half. Students come from 3 states and territories, 5% from out-of-state, 35% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, honors program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs.
Entrance Requirements: Open admission for state residents. Options: Common Application, early admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.
Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $1896 full-time, $79 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $5688 full-time, $237 per credit hour part-time. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.
Collegiate Environment: Drama-theater group, choral group. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: late night transport-escort service. Option: coed housing available. 36,550 books and 160 serials. 28 computers available on campus for general student use.
Community Environment: Hazard, the County Seat of Perry County, is the retail and cultural center of southeastern Kentucky. The college serves an 8-county (Breathitt, Knott, Leslie, Letcher, Wolfe, Lee, Owsley, and Perry) all rural area. The College's service area is also in the heart of the state's coal country, in the Cumberland Mountains of Kentucky.