Description

Manhattan Area Technical College (MATC) in Manhattan, Kansas, is a public, postsecondary institution that provides its students with technical and vocational education in a range of fields.

Certificate and associate’s degree programs at the college can be completed in one to two years, allowing students to get job-ready as quickly as possible. It also has transfer agreements with a number of institutions in the area, giving students a way to apply credits earned at MATC toward a four-year degree.

Programs offered at the school include:

  • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
  • Business and Computer Technology
  • Computer Aided Drafting
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Practical Nursing
  • Welding Technology

On-campus classes and interactive Internet courses are available to those who want to pursue their education online. Additionally, MATC has a Workforce Development Department that has continuing education and focused training programs that can be tailored to fit the needs of companies and organizations.

Some of the continuing education opportunities offered include Certified Nurse Aide, IV Therapy and Phlebotomy. MATC even has Command Spanish language training for supervisors and employees who want to learn some conversational Spanish and improve communication in the workplace.

Enrollment applications, multiple forms of identification, reading tests, and TB tests are part of the requirements for admissions to MATC. Those who want to be admitted for non-degree programs like continuing education courses are not required to submit an enrollment application.

Federal financial aid is accepted from those who meet the criteria. To determine eligibility, students must fill out a FAFSA.

Quick Facts about Manhattan Area Technical College

Region

Midwest

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)

Website

www.matc.net

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$4,895

Out-of-State Tuition

$4,895

Retention Rate

61%

Enrollment

473

Year Established

1965

Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 5

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100% of students gave Manhattan Area Technical College 5 stars overall.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2016

Overall Rating:
5

Detailed Ratings

I start my first day of classes tomorrow but so far my experience with the school has been amazing. They provide a book voucher to help pay for your books (coming out of your financial aid of course).

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Students

Total Students
473

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
92%
Part-Time
8%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
5%
African American
7%
Caucasian
82%
American Indian or Alaska native
1%
Asian
2%
Unknown and Other
4%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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