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Largest Career Programs

The largest career programs at High Plains Technology Center is Welding Technology/Welder. Its 2022 tuition and fees are $2,160 where the average tuition & fees of the Welding Technology/Welder over all offered colleges is $9,261. The length of the program is 960 contact hours ( or credit hours) and the average time to complete the program is 9 months.
The following table shows the 7 largest career programs with tuition, fees, and completion time for each program.
Tuition & Completion Time for 6 Largest Career Programs
ProgramTuition & FeesBooks & Supplies CostsProgram LengthAverage Completion Time Average Tuition Over Career Schools
1Welding Technology/Welder $2,160$400960 Contact Hours9 Months $9,261
2Medium/Heavy Vehicle and Truck Technology/Technician $2,160$300960 Contact Hours9 Months $4,500
3Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician $1,181$300525 Contact Hours6 Months $10,678
4Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician $2,160$300960 Contact Hours9 Months $9,260
5Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations $1,687$200750 Contact Hours9 Months $12,000
6Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant $1,620$300720 Contact Hours9 Months $2,150

Important Academic Statistics

Total 261 students are attending at High Plains Technology Center. There are 26 full-time faculty (instructional/teaching staffs) working for the school. The students to faculty ratio is 11 to 1 (9.09%). The number of non-teaching staffs is 55 (full-time) and 1 (part-time). The graduation rate at High Plains Technology Center is 76% and the retention rate is 62% at the school.
Key Academic Statistics
Student Population261
Graduation Rate76%
Number of Faculty26
Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1

2022 Costs of Attendance

The 2022 tuition & fees at High Plains Technology Center is $2,160 . The amount is for the largest program and the tuition for other programs may differ from the average cost. It offers the alternative tuition plans.
24% of enrolled students have received grants and/or scholarships and the average amount of received financial aid is $4,175 (exclude student loans).
2022Tuition, Books & Supplies, and Living Costs
Tuition & Fees$2,160
Books & Supplies$400
Off-Campus Room & Board$7,184
Off-Campus Expenses$3,973
Average Financial Amount$4,175

Offered Degrees

High Plains Technology Center offers 46 career programs for 1 Year Certificate, 2 Years Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered program and online availability along with number of completers by certificate programs. Last year, 138 students have completed their career programs.
Offered Career Programs and Online Availability
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
1 Year Certificate24083
2 Years Certificate22055
Total460138

Vocational Programs and Completers

The vocational programs at High Plains Technology Center are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Total 138 students have completed their vocational/technical programs last year.
  • 83 students have earned/completed 1 Year Certificate program.
  • 55 students have earned/completed 1-2 Years Certificate program.
1 Year Certificate1-2 Years Certificate
1 Year Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Agriculture 0 completers
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations0
Communications Technologies 0 completers
Communications Technologies0
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design0
Work and Family Studies 0 completers
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0
Child Care Provider/Assistant0
Construction Trades 0 completers
Mason/Masonry0
Building/Property Maintenance0
Precision Production Trades 0 completers
Precision Production Trades0
Welding Technology/Welder0
Visual And Performing Arts 0 completers
Visual and Performing Arts0
Game and Interactive Media Design0
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 66 completers
Chiropractic0
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist0
Medical/Clinical Assistant2
Occupational Therapist Assistant0
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant0
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant2
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant4
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance)2
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)0
Athletic Training/Trainer1
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist4
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician25
Health Aide0
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training20
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide6
Business 17 completers
Business/Commerce0
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping0
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science0
Marketing/Marketing Management17
Retailing and Retail Operations0
Total83
1-2 Years Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of Completers
Agriculture 7 completers
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations7
Communications Technologies 8 completers
Communications Technologies0
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant6
Graphic Communications0
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design2
Construction Trades 7 completers
Mason/Masonry0
Carpentry/Carpenter4
Building/Property Maintenance3
Mechanics and Repairers 13 completers
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair0
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician4
Medium/Heavy Vehicle and Truck Technology/Technician9
Precision Production Trades 6 completers
Precision Production Trades0
Welding Technology/Welder6
Visual And Performing Arts 0 completers
Visual and Performing Arts0
Game and Interactive Media Design0
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 6 completers
Chiropractic0
Dental Assisting/Assistant0
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist0
Medical/Clinical Assistant4
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant2
Health Aide0
Rehabilitation Aide0
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training0
Business 8 completers
Business/Commerce0
Retail Management3
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping3
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry2
Marketing/Marketing Management0
Retailing and Retail Operations0
Total55

Enrollment Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 261 students have enrolled into High Plains Technology Center. By gender, 160 male and 101 female students are attending the school.
There are 207 White (79.31%), 3 Black/African American (1.15%), 36 Hispanic (13.79%), 1 Asian (0.38%), and 50 students with other races.
Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total261160101
American Indian/Native American651
Asian110
Black/African American312
Hispanic361917
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White20713374
Two More817
Un-Known000
Non-resident Alien000

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