Ashland Community and Technical College

Ashland, KY 41101
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Ashland Community and Technical College (ACTC) is located in Ashland, Kentucky. This is a public two-year institution that was established back in 1938. ACTC offers students a large number of different educational opportunities. Students can pursue several technical certificates to advance their career prospects. There are many vocational training courses that will offer either diplomas or certificates as well. ACTC students will also have many academic programs that will allow them to pursue an associate degree. The school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. It offers students great opportunities to learn in a safe and helpful environment.

ACTC has a renowned nursing program that many students in the community choose to pursue. There is a certified nursing assistant course, a practical nursing diploma program, and an associate degree in nursing program. There is also a bridge program for current LPN's who wish to pursue becoming an RN. All nursing programs at this school will be thorough and are designed to prepare nursing students for their future as professionals. Students can expect a great education when attending courses at ACTC and will always be given the right resources to succeed. 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students2,603
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate64%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 6 27
Certificate 0 0
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 3 12
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 85.4%
  • NCLEX-RN: 84%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/2003 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
02/01/2000 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$162/credit
In State Students$162/credit
Out of State Students$567/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $7,290 $7,290 $25,515
ADN 70 $11,340 $11,340 $39,690
BSN 125 $20,250 $20,250 $70,875
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 98% of Ashland Community and Technical College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 70% $4,536
Other Federal Grant 7% $823
State Grant & Scholarships 59% $1,669
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 9% $1,686
Federal Student Loans 36% $4,834
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$5,198
$30,001 to $48,000$5,780
$48,001 to $75,000$8,415
$75,001 to $110,000$9,841
Over $110,000$10,632

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Two or more races
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Kentucky state board of nursing.
Ashland Community and Technical College
1400 College Drive
Ashland, KY 41101

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