Largest Programs Costs and Completion Time

The largest program at High Plains Technology Center is Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training and its 2021 tuition & fees are $3,021. 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 $3,021 $3,000 1,343 Hours 10 Months
National Average $14,963 - 1,321 Hours 12.65 Months
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician $1,181 $400 525 Hours 3 Months
National Average $10,678 - - -
Welding Technology/Welder $2,362 $400 1,050 Hours 9 Months
National Average $9,261 - 748 Hours 8.50 Months
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician $2,362 $400 1,050 Hours 9 Months
National Average $9,260 - 812 Hours 10.03 Months
Carpentry/Carpenter $2,295 $400 1,020 Hours 9 Months
National Average $4,378 - 1,059 Hours 10.18 Months
Medium/Heavy Vehicle and Truck Technology/Technician $2,362 $400 1,050 Hours 9 Months
National Average $4,500 - 990 Hours 9.80 Months

2021 Average Costs of Attendance

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average tuition & fees are $3,021 at High Plains Technology Center. The typical cost for purchasing books and supplies for programs is $3,000. The total cost of attendance is $18,257 when a student lives off-campus.
2021 Average Costs of Attendance
Tuition & Fees$3,021
Books & Supplies$3,000
Room & Board$7,712
Other Living Expenses$4,524
Total Cost of Attendace (COA)$18,257
1High Plains Technology Center does not offer on-campus housing facilities.2The tuition & fees are based on out-of-state rates.

Career and Vocational Programs

High Plains Technology Center offers 22 career courses through 2 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
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 High Plains Technology Center is 57%. The students to faculty ratio is 11 to 1 an the retention rate is 70%.
Key Academics Stats
Graduation Rate57%
Retention Rate70%(full-time), 50% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
Student Population307 Students
Number of Faculties22 Faculties
Number of Staffs52 Staffs

Special Learning Opportunities

High 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

High 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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