Largest Programs Costs and Completion Time

The largest program at Manatee Technical College is Welding Technology / Welder and its 2023 tuition & fees are $5,902. For reference, the average tuition for the Welding Technology / Welder program of all trade schools in the United States is $10,370.
The next table shows the largest program information including tuition, books and supplies costs, program length, and average completion time.
2023 Costs and Completion Information of Largest Programs
Program NameTuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesProgram LengthsAvg. Completion Time
Welding Technology / Welder $5,902 $225 1,050 Hours 9 Months
National Average $10,370 - 753 Hours 9.71 Months
Cosmetology / Cosmetologist $5,077 $238 1,200 Hours 9 Months
National Average $15,620 - 1,375 Hours 11.73 Months
Facial Treatment Specialist / Facialist $875 $325 220 Hours 6 Months
National Average $6,696 - 532 Hours 5.09 Months
Electrician $6,156 $595 1,500 Hours 13 Months
National Average $14,804 - 587 Hours 11.99 Months
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurse Training $5,939 $1,318 1,350 Hours 10 Months
National Average $16,761 - 1,202 Hours 12.85 Months
Fire Science / Fire-fighting $2,986 $174 792 Hours 6 Months
National Average $3,205 - 461 Hours 5.00 Months

2023 Average Costs of Attendance

For the academic year 2022-2023, the average tuition & fees are $5,902 at Manatee Technical College. The typical cost for purchasing books and supplies for programs is $225. The total cost of attendance is $27,241 when a student lives off-campus.
2023 Average Costs of Attendance
Tuition & Fees$5,902
Books & Supplies$225
Room & Board$16,048
Other Living Expenses$5,066
Total Cost of Attendace (COA)$27,241
1Manatee Technical College does not offer on-campus housing facilities.2The tuition & fees are based on out-of-state rates.

Average Earning after Graduation

The following table summarizes the average wage/salary by years after earning degree/certificate in Manatee Technical College. After 6 years of graduation, the mean wage is $26,000 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean wage is $32,000 for Manatee Technical College graduates.
Median Earning By Time for Manatee Technical College Graduates
6 Years After Graduation$26,000$26,300$25,800
7 Years After Graduation$27,500--
8 Years After Graduation$29,300--
9 Years After Graduation$29,700--
10 Years After Graduation$32,000$34,000$31,000

Career and Vocational Programs

Manatee Technical College offers 41 career programs through less than 12 weeks Certificate, 1 year certificate, 2 Years Certificate, and 2-4 Years Certifica programs. The next table summarizes the total number of completers by degree programs.
Total Number of Career Programs
Less than 12 Weeks Cert.1 Year Cert.1-2 Years Cert. 2-4 Years Cert.Associate's
Overall Programs517383NOT 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 complete online classes.
Communications Technologies
Computer and Information Sciences
Personal and Culinary Services
Engineering Technology
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Construction Trades
Mechanics and Repairers
Precision Production Trades
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Important Statistics for Prospective Students

The graduation rate at Manatee Technical College is 63%. The students to faculty ratio is 12 to 1 an the retention rate is 74%.
Key Academics Stats
Graduation Rate63%
Retention Rate74%(full-time), 30% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio12 to 1
Student Population1,044 Students
Number of Faculties162 Faculties
Number of Staffs260 Staffs

On-Campus Student Services

Manatee Technical College 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 institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

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