Hillyard Technical Center

Saint Joseph, MO 64506

Hillyard Technical Center is one of the 17 public 2-year colleges in Missouri. Its campus is small in size and located in Saint Joseph. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 21 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 17 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 81%).

Every year 89% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.


Campus LocaleSmall City
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio3:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate81%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 3 23
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 83.9%

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25.35 miles away
Kansas City Kansas Community College
44.73 miles away
Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City
49.68 miles away
Johnson County Community College
58.43 miles away
North Central Missouri College
66.61 miles away
Southwestern Community College
92.89 miles away
Manhattan Area Technical College
104.01 miles away
State Fair Community College
110.73 miles away
Iowa Western Community College
116.1 miles away
Southeast Community College Area
119.84 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Council on Occupational Education
06/12/2015 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Neither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Required

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $35
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

No Info Available

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 89% of Hillyard Technical Center's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 56% $5,145
Other Federal Grant 11% $316
State Grant & Scholarships 50% $2,372
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 6% $300
Federal Student Loans 33% $4,667
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price/year
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--
$30,001 to $48,000$8,985
$48,001 to $75,000--
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000$19,135

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Student Population













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

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Annette McClanahan Harrison Endowed Nursing Scholarship

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Betty Crim Endowed Nursing Scholarship

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Bill and Mary Russell Healthcare Scholarship

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Marsha’s Angels Scholarship Fund

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Missouri state board of nursing.

Hillyard Technical Center
3434 Faraon Street
Saint Joseph, MO 64506

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