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Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Public, 2-year

School Size & Setting

Remote | Rural

Students-to-Faculty Ratio

17:1

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

Through quality teaching, NCTA is committed to provide all students with the opportunity, knowledge, skills and characteristics of an educated person. NCTA will provide an outstanding associate level undergraduate experience where the leading object shall be quality instruction in agriculture and related fields. Contemporary and future needs of students will be met by fostering student learning through excellent teaching, advising and outcome assessment. Students will be offered the opportunity to develop new interests, intellectual curiosity and love of learning.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$5,483

Out of state

$5,483
Graduate

In state

No information

Out of state

No information

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
53%
Type of aid % of students receiving aid Average amount
Federal grants 34.0% $5,612
State/local grants 17.0% $1,347
Institutional grants 29.0% $1,856
Loans 33.0% $4,558

Other Estimated Costs

Housing

$8,598 per year

Books & Supplies

$828 per year

Personal Expenses

$3,592 per year

Financial aid resources

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Agricultural Production Operations, General
  • Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
  • Agricultural Business and Management, General
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • AGRICULTURAL/ANIMAL/PLANT/VETERINARY SCIENCE AND RELATED FIELDS
    • Agricultural Business and Management, General
      • A general program that focuses on modern business and economic principles involved in the organization, operation, and management of agricultural enterprises. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Agricultural Production Operations, General
      • 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. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
      • 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. See other colleges that offer this major
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$45
Graduate
No information
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
66%
Male Students
34%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian93.62%
  2. Hispanic/Latino4.26%
  3. Two Or More Ethnicities1.77%
  4. Not Specified0.35%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

358

Undergraduate students

358

Full Time Students
83%
Part Time Students
17%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children

Top five largest sports teams

Male sports:
  • Football
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Bowling
Female sports:
  • Softball
  • Other Sports
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Track and Field, X-Country
Full List of Athletics

Full List of Athletics X

    • Male

    • Football
    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Track and Field, X-Country
    • Bowling
    • Female

    • Softball
    • Other Sports
    • Volleyball
    • Basketball
    • Track and Field, X-Country
    • Golf
    • Bowling
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