Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

Elizabethtown, KY 42701
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Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (ECTC) is located in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. ECTC is a two-year institution that was established in 2004. This public two-year institution is a part of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. It formed when two other schools were consolidated into one larger school. The former schools were known as Elizabethtown Community College and Elizabethtown Technical College. This school has proven to be an important part of the community and it offers academic opportunities to people at reasonable prices. There are a lot of different academic programs for those who wish to achieve associate degrees. Students can also earn several different technical or vocational certificates at this school.

ECTC has a nursing program that is very esteemed as well. The school has two nursing programs that students will be able to follow. There is the practical nursing program and the associate degree nursing program. Both of these are very successful and ECTC does a great job of providing students with a varied education. Students are exposed to the best techniques and will learn to hone their skills in a safe environment. This school has a remarkable success rate for nurses who go on to take the NCLEX-PN and NCLEX-RN licensure examinations. It does a good job of preparing students for the challenges of being a professional nurse while offering them the most support possible through the courses. 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students7,115
Student to Faculty Ratio23:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate58%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 2 20
Certificate 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 100%
  • NCLEX-RN: 96%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/2004 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
01/01/1969 - 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, 95% of Elizabethtown 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 57% $3,990
Other Federal Grant 6% $839
State Grant & Scholarships 84% $1,823
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 8% $2,718
Federal Student Loans 21% $4,026
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$4,179
$30,001 to $48,000$4,736
$48,001 to $75,000$6,975
$75,001 to $110,000$9,801
Over $110,000$9,297

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

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Kentucky state board of nursing.
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
600 College Street Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701

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