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Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture

Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture is an Associate's college with 300 students located in Curtis, NE.

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Selectivity
Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions

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Student Life

Student Life

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 300
Gender 44% Male / 56% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 72% Full Time / 28% Part Time
Geography 78% In State / 22% Out of State / % International
Socio-Economic Diversity 33% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 95%
Hispanic/Latino 1%
Ethnicity Unknown 4%

Housing

Campus housing is available for undergraduates. Housing deposit : $250.00. Housing deposit due : Jul 1. Housing deposit is partially refunded if student does not enroll.. Freshman allowed to have car. No pets.

25% of students live on-campus.

90% of freshman live on-campus.

  • Coed Dorms
  • Housing Offered
  • Men's Dorms
  • Wellness Housing
  • Women's Dorms

Activities

Student Publications: Aggie Up

  • Government or Political Activity
  • Student Newspaper

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: reduced course load study skills assistance remedial instruction tutoring writing center
  • Computer Services: computer center, dorms, libraries, student center dorms wired for access to campus-wide network dorms wired for high speed internet connections computer repair service available on campus wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: alcohol/substance abuse counseling career counseling employment services for undergraduates financial aid counseling health services personal counseling placement services for graduates veteran's counselor
  • Facilities: farm, community golf course, land lab, cattle working facilities, indoor arena, horticulture greenhouse, vet tech surgery and lab facilities
  • Special Needs Services: wheelchair accessibility partial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): double major internships cooperative education dual enrollment of high school students
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Agricultural Production Operations (42%), Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant (36%), Agricultural Business and Management (13%), Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations (7%)

Majors Offered

Associates

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of veterinarians, laboratory animal specialists, and zoological professionals, to provide patient management, care, and clinical procedures assistance as well as owner communication. Includes instruction in animal nursing care, animal health and nutrition, animal handling, clinical pathology, radiology, anesthesiology, dental prophylaxis, surgical assisting, clinical laboratory procedures, office administration skills, patient and owner management, and applicable standards and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
Perform medical tests in a laboratory environment for use in the treatment and diagnosis of diseases in animals. Prepare vaccines and serums for prevention of diseases. Prepare tissue samples, take blood samples, and execute laboratory tests, such as urinalysis and blood counts. Clean and sterilize instruments and materials and maintain equipment and machines. May assist a veterinarian during surgery.

Associates

A general program that focuses on modern business and economic principles involved in the organization, operation, and management of agricultural enterprises.

Job Opportunities:

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the management or operation of farms, ranches, greenhouses, aquacultural operations, nurseries, timber tracts, or other agricultural establishments. May hire, train, and supervise farm workers or contract for services to carry out the day-to-day activities of the managed operation. May engage in or supervise planting, cultivating, harvesting, and financial and marketing activities.
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in the agricultural sciences. Includes teachers of agronomy, dairy sciences, fisheries management, horticultural sciences, poultry sciences, range management, and agricultural soil conservation. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A program that focuses on the general planning, economics, and use of facilities, natural resources, equipment, labor, and capital to produce plant and animal products, and that may prepare individuals for work in farming, ranching, and agribusiness.

Job Opportunities:

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the management or operation of farms, ranches, greenhouses, aquacultural operations, nurseries, timber tracts, or other agricultural establishments. May hire, train, and supervise farm workers or contract for services to carry out the day-to-day activities of the managed operation. May engage in or supervise planting, cultivating, harvesting, and financial and marketing activities.
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in the agricultural sciences. Includes teachers of agronomy, dairy sciences, fisheries management, horticultural sciences, poultry sciences, range management, and agricultural soil conservation. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of agricultural, forestry, aquacultural, and related workers.

A program that focuses on the general production and processing of domesticated plants, shrubs, flowers, foliage, trees, groundcovers, and related plant materials; the management of technical and business operations connected with horticultural services; and the basic scientific principles needed to understand plants and their management and care.

Job Opportunities:

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the management or operation of farms, ranches, greenhouses, aquacultural operations, nurseries, timber tracts, or other agricultural establishments. May hire, train, and supervise farm workers or contract for services to carry out the day-to-day activities of the managed operation. May engage in or supervise planting, cultivating, harvesting, and financial and marketing activities.
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in the agricultural sciences. Includes teachers of agronomy, dairy sciences, fisheries management, horticultural sciences, poultry sciences, range management, and agricultural soil conservation. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in landscaping or groundskeeping activities. Work may involve reviewing contracts to ascertain service, machine, and workforce requirements; answering inquiries from potential customers regarding methods, material, and price ranges; and preparing estimates according to labor, material, and machine costs.

Administration & Faculty

Dean Ron Rosatit
Dean Weldon Sleight
Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Full-time Faculty 16
Student : Faculty Ratio 13 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 50 : 50
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Selectivity

35% of students graduated in the top half of their class.
10% of students graduated in the top quarter of their class.
5% of students graduated in the top tenth of their class.

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $11,395 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $8,671
$30K-$48K $9,910
$48K-$75K $12,024
$75K-$110K $13,279
$110K+ $14,231

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $4,176, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

In-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $4,176 Same as On-Campus
Fees $354 Same as On-Campus
Housing $7,230 $5,432
Books $1,000 $1,000
Total (before financial aid) $12,760 $10,962

Out-of-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $8,352 Same as On-Campus
Fees $354 Same as On-Campus
Housing $7,230 $5,432
Books $1,000 $1,000
Total (before financial aid) $16,936 $15,138

Students Receiving Aid

54% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 35% $5,085
Federal Scholarships/Grants 33% $4,807
Institutional Grants 42% $2,049
Other Federal Grants 18% $290
Pell Grants 33% $4,653
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 10% $1,230
Student Loans 35% $5,085

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://ncta.unl.edu/financialaid.

Estimate the net price for you at http://ncta.unl.edu/netcost.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

39% of students graduated on time.

52% of students graduated in six years.

67% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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