Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College

Cumberland, KY 40823
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Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC) is located in Cumberland, Kentucky. The school is part of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. It was originally known as the Southeast Center of the University of Kentucky when it was established in 1960. Since then, it has changed its name while continuing to add more course options for students to consider. SKCTC currently offers a wide variety of different academic programs for students to choose from. Students will be able to obtain associate degrees in various areas of studies. There are also a large number of different certificate and diploma programs that can help students to find new career paths.

SKCTC has a nursing program that is held in high regard, too, and it has become one of the biggest programs that the school offers. The school has both an associate degree in nursing program and a practical nursing program. Those who have already obtained the rank of LPN can apply for entry to the RN program at the second year mark. SKCTC offers students the best possible educational opportunities to hone their skills as professional nurses. Nursing students are prepared to use the skills and knowledge that they develop in the classroom in real-world settings. The curriculum is designed to combine both classroom experiences with clinical instruction to give students a complete education. 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Town
Number of Students3,229
Student to Faculty Ratio20:1
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 8 27
Certificate 26 85
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 96.9%


Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/2001 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
07/01/1994 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
07/30/2007 - 05/11/2014



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 Southeast Kentucky 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 83% $4,617
Other Federal Grant 5% $893
State Grant & Scholarships 72% $1,931
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 14% $1,400
Federal Student Loans 28% $4,749
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$4,766
$30,001 to $48,000$5,066
$48,001 to $75,000$6,634
$75,001 to $110,000$9,801
Over $110,000$9,922

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Kentucky state board of nursing.
Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College
700 College Rd
Cumberland, KY 40823

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