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KCTCS ... - Kentucky Community and Technical College System


									                                                                                                                                                     KCTCS comprises 16 districts with 26 colleges and 62 campuses either open or under

                                                                                                                                         L I V E S
                                                                                                        C   H   A    N   G   I   N   G               construction. KCTCS colleges change lives by providing accessible and affordable
                                                                                                                                                     education and training through academic and technical associate degrees; diploma and
                                                                                                                                                     certificate programs in occupational fields; pre-baccalaureate education; adult, continuing
                                                                                                                                                     and developmental education; customized training for business and industry;
                                                                                                                                                     and distance learning.

                                                                                                                                                     KCTCS COLLEGES BY DISTRICT

                                                                                                                                                     ASHLAND                                        MADISONVILLE

                                                             (859) 246-3146
                                                             Toll free, 1-877-KCTCS-4U (877-528-2748)
                                                             Lexington, KY 40512-4092
                                                             2624 Research Park Drive
                                                                                                                                                     • Ashland Community College                    • Madisonville Community and
                                                                                                                                                       (606) 329-2999                                 Technical Colleges
                                                                                                                                                     • Ashland Technical College                      (270) 821-2250
                                                                                                                                                       (606) 928-4256
                                                                                                                                                     BIG SANDY                            
                                                                                                                                                                    • Maysville Community College
                                                                                                                                                     • Mayo Technical College                         (606) 759-7141
                                                                                                                                                       (606) 789-5321                               • Rowan Technical College
                                                                                                                                                     • Prestonsburg Community College                 (606) 783-1538
                                                                                                                                                       (606) 886-3863
                                                                                                                                                     BLUEGRASS                                      KENTUCKY
                                                                                                                                                     • Central Kentucky Technical College           • Northern Kentucky Technical
                                                                                                                                                       (859) 246-2400                                 College
Q: Do credits from KCTCS colleges transfer to four-year                                                                                                                                               (859) 292-3930
                                                                                                                                                     BOWLING GREEN
colleges and universities?                                                                                                                                      OWENSBORO
                                                                                                                                                     • Bowling Green Technical College    
A: We have established what is called the guaranteed                                                                                                   (270) 746-7461                               • Owensboro Community College
                                                                                                                                                                                                      (270) 686-4400
                                                                                                                                                     ELIZABETHTOWN                                  • Owensboro Technical College
transfer framework, which ensures that all coursework
                                                                                                                                                                 (270) 687-7255
                                                                                                                                                     • Elizabethtown Community College
taken within the general education block leading to the                                                                                                (877) 2GO-2ECC                               SOMERSET
                                                                                                                                                       (270) 769-2371                     
associate in arts or associate in science degree transfers                                                                                           • Elizabethtown Technical College              • Laurel Technical College
                                                                                                                                                       (270) 766-5133                                 (606) 864-7311
to all public universities in Kentucky. In more than 100                                                                                                                                            • Somerset Community College
                                                                                                                                                     HAZARD                                           (606) 679-8501
                                                                                                                                                                      • Somerset Technical College
fields, ranging from Agriculture to Business to Education                                                                                            • Hazard Community College                       (606) 677-4049
                                                                                                                                                       (606) 436-5721
to Engineering to the Liberal Arts to Pre-Medicine, stu-                                                BRINGING                                                                                    SOUTHEAST
                                                                                                                                                     HENDERSON                             www.southeast.kctcs
dents can complete the first two years of a bachelor’s                                                      YOUR         FUTURE                                    • Southeast Community College
                                                                                                                                                     • Henderson Community College                    (606) 589-2145
degree and enter the university as a junior. Also, KCTCS                                                INTO        FOCUS                              (270) 827-1867
                                                                                                                                                                                                    WEST KENTUCKY
colleges have established articulation programs with uni-                                                                                                       • Paducah Community College
                                                                                                                                                     • Hopkinsville Community College                 (270) 554-9200
versities in technical fields.                                                                                                                         (270) 886-3921                               • West Kentucky Technical College
                                                                                                                                                                                                      (270) 554-4991
                                                                                                                                                     • Jefferson Community College
                                                                                                                                                       (502) 213-5333
                                                                                                                                                     • Jefferson Technical College                  KCTCS is an equal opportunity employer and
                                                                                                                                                       (502) 213-5333                               education institution. Printed with state funds.
Where do you want to go in life? KCTCS can help you get there!
                               Some answers to common                    apply throughout the year by accessing the web application at                                                         pay a premium price. Our       Q: How do KCTCS colleges ensure quality in the classroom?
                               questions about choosing the     or by visiting one of our campuses. You should talk to the                                              colleges are ready to assist   A: Our community colleges and technical colleges regularly go
                               right path to your success in life.       admissions staff regarding start dates.                                                                               you with accessing a wide      through an accreditation process that ensures excellence. KCTCS con-
                                                                                                                                                                                               variety of scholarships,       tinually assesses academic and technical programs to determine which
                                 Q: While I was in high school, my       Q: I am undecided on a major. What student services are available to                                                  grants and loans.              ones remain relevant to society and the workplace.
                                grades weren’t the best. Will KCTCS      assist me?
                                colleges work with me to make sure                                             A: Professional staff members                                                   Q: I have a disability. Are                                               Q: I am thinking of enrolling
                                that I can handle the college load?                                            at the colleges help students                                                   provisions made to assist                                                 at a KCTCS college in my
                                A: Many KCTCS institutions offer adult                                         choose majors and career                                                        me in attending classes?                                                  town. What if a KCTCS col-
basic education and GED programs to assist students who lack high                                              paths. Many students take a          A: KCTCS colleges provide equal access for qualified students with                                                   lege in a neighboring town
school diplomas. We also offer prerequisite courses to prepare col-                                            variety of courses to explore        disabilities to participate in academic programs and activities.                                                     offers a course I want to take?
lege students for upper-level course work.                                                                     interests.                                                                                                                                                Can I get credit for it toward
                                                                                                                                                    Q: I am very busy. Will your college help me juggle the responsibili-                                                my degree program?
Q: While I am enrolled in high school, how can I jump-start earning                                               Q: Is a KCTCS education           ties of school, work and life?                                                                                       A: When you enroll in a
credits toward a college degree?                                                                                  affordable? Is financial aid      A: Many of our students attend classes during normal daytime hours,                                                  KCTCS college, you already
A: KCTCS community colleges offer advanced-placement                                                              available?                        but we also offer night and evening classes to accommodate busy           are eligible to take classes offered by any other college in the System.
courses in traditional academic areas, allowing high school              A: KCTCS is the best value in postsecondary education in Kentucky.         schedules. Also, KCTCS is the largest provider of courses offered via
students to earn college credit. Also, our community and                 While you will receive a quality education at our colleges, you won’t      the Kentucky Virtual University. A KCTCS education is available any-      Q: The job market changes so fast — new skills are needed all of the
technical colleges have established                                                                                                                 time, anywhere.                                                           time. Will KCTCS assist me in keeping pace with my career?
partnerships that enable high                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    A: Our technical programs are so
school students to receive col-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  relevant to the workplace that
lege credit in technical pro-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    employers often hire our students
grams.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              before they graduate. We call such
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    students ELMS — Early Leavers
Q: When and how do I apply to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       with Marketable Skills. And our
attend a KCTCS college?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             graduates often return to us to
A: KCTCS colleges allow students to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 stay current with their fields.

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