Largest Programs Costs and Completion Time

The largest program at High Plains Technology Center is Welding Technology/Welder and its 2022 tuition & fees are $2,160. For reference, the average tuition for the Welding Technology/Welder program of all trade schools in the United States is $9,261.
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.
2022 Costs and Completion Information of Largest Programs
Program NameTuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesProgram LengthsAvg. Completion Time
Welding Technology/Welder $2,160 $400 960 Hours 9 Months
National Average $9,261 - 748 Hours 8.50 Months
Medium/Heavy Vehicle and Truck Technology/Technician $2,160 $300 960 Hours 9 Months
National Average $4,500 - 990 Hours 9.80 Months
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician $1,181 $300 525 Hours 6 Months
National Average $10,678 - - -
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician $2,160 $300 960 Hours 9 Months
National Average $9,260 - 812 Hours 10.03 Months
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations $1,687 $200 750 Hours 9 Months
National Average $12,000 - - -
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant $1,620 $300 720 Hours 9 Months
National Average $2,150 - 1,050 Hours 12.00 Months

2022 Average Costs of Attendance

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average tuition & fees are $2,160 at High Plains Technology Center. The typical cost for purchasing books and supplies for programs is $400. The total cost of attendance is $13,717 when a student lives off-campus.
2022 Average Costs of Attendance
Tuition & Fees$2,160
Books & Supplies$400
Room & Board$7,184
Other Living Expenses$3,973
Total Cost of Attendace (COA)$13,717
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
Online ProgramsNOT OFFEREDNOT OFFEREDNOT OFFEREDNOT OFFERED
Overall ProgramsNOT OFFERED22NOT OFFEREDNOT 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.
Agriculture

Important Statistics

The graduation rate at High Plains Technology Center is 76%. The students to faculty ratio is 11 to 1 an the retention rate is 62%.
Key Academics Stats
Graduation Rate76%
Retention Rate62%(full-time), 60% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
Student Population261 Students
Number of Faculties26 Faculties
Number of Staffs56 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
ROTCNo
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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