Largest Programs Costs and Completion Time

The largest program at Great Plains Technology Center is Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training and its 2021 tuition & fees are $3,790. For reference, the average tuition for the Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training program of all trade schools in the United States is $14,963.
The next table shows the largest program information including tuition, books and supplies costs, program length, and average completion time. The average values are computed based on the data from trade schools' information for the corresponding vocational program.
2021 Costs and Completion Information of Largest Programs
Program NameTuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesProgram LengthsAvg. Completion Time
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training $3,790 $1,076 1,463 Hours 12 Months
National Average $14,963 - 1,321 Hours 12.65 Months
Surgical Technology/Technologist $3,119 $664 1,185 Hours 12 Months
National Average $14,791 - 780 Hours 11.29 Months
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician $2,500 - 1,050 Hours 12 Months
National Average $9,260 - 812 Hours 10.03 Months

2021 Average Costs of Attendance

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average tuition & fees are $3,790 at Great Plains Technology Center. The typical cost for purchasing books and supplies for programs is $1,076. The total cost of attendance is $21,438 when a student lives off-campus.
2021 Average Costs of Attendance
Tuition & Fees$3,790
Books & Supplies$1,076
Room & Board$12,564
Other Living Expenses$4,008
Total Cost of Attendace (COA)$21,438
1Great Plains Technology Center does not offer on-campus housing facilities.2The tuition & fees are based on out-of-state rates.

Career and Vocational Programs

Great Plains Technology Center offers 23 career courses through 1 Year Certificate, 2 Years Certificate, 2-4 Years Certificate programs. The next table summarizes the total number of completers by degree programs.
Total Number of Career Programs
1 Year Certificate2 Years Certificate 4 Years CertificateAssociate's
Overall Programs1184NOT OFFERED
Next tables list each career program with offered degrees. The number on each columns denotes the number of completers on the program last year. The numbers includes completers through on-campus classes and partial online classes as well as only online classes.
You may want to see all online schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of program.

Important Statistics

The graduation rate at Great Plains Technology Center is 78%. The students to faculty ratio is 4 to 1 an the retention rate is 86%.
Key Academics Stats
Graduation Rate78%
Retention Rate86%(full-time), 92% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio4 to 1
Student Population172 Students
Number of Faculties169 Faculties
Number of Staffs287 Staffs

Special Learning Opportunities

Great Plains Technology Center does not offer online classes (distance learning opportunities) for any degree program. Next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassNo
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationNo
Study AbroadNo

On-Campus Student Services

Great Plains Technology Center provides a number of student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenNo
Library facilities at institutionN/A

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