Hazard Community and Technical College

Hazard, KY 41701
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Hazard Community and Technical College (HCTC) is located in Hazard, Kentucky. This public two-year institution was established in 1968. This school was originally named Hazard Community College and it changed its name to Hazard Community and Technical College in 2003. The school has become a member of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System and it now serves over 4,700 students.

The Associate Degree Nursing program at HCTC offers students a fantastic overall learning experience. Nursing students who wish to be fully prepared for their careers as medical professionals will greatly benefit from the learning environment at HCTC. The school offers students a fully-featured two-year program that will teach them everything that they need to know to find success. 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students3,305
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate57%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 4 26
Certificate 20 96
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 10
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 100%
  • NCLEX-RN: 94.1%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/2002 - 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, 99% of Hazard 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 81% $4,379
Other Federal Grant 5% $800
State Grant & Scholarships 81% $1,952
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 18% $1,582
Federal Student Loans 24% $4,048
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$5,354
$30,001 to $48,000$5,446
$48,001 to $75,000$7,110
$75,001 to $110,000$9,758
Over $110,000$10,607

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Black/African American
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.
Hazard Community and Technical College
One Community College Drive
Hazard, KY 41701

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