Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703-7511


Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Differs by program
Total enrollment 250
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 11:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center calculates tuition for each program it provides using clock hours or credit hours. In 2016-2017 academic year, the combined tuition and fees to attend a program that takes one year to complete was $8,372 (71.9% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 2 year public institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about cost of the largest programs offered by the institution.

Average Net Price
National Average = $7,496
In State Tuition
National Average = $4,869
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $4,869
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 95% of Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 70% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $5,418 (which is 24% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center in 2016-2017, was 5, which is 25% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $9,500 (which is 108.5% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,368
Federal Loan
National Average = $4,557
Financial aid
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center has enrolled a total of 250 students (136 students full-time and 114 on a part-time basis). The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 28% men and 72% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 87%

Black/African American: 9%

Two or more races: 2%

Hispanic: 1%

Asian: 0%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 9 largest majors offered at Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 82% 309
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 4% 16
Communications Technologies/technicians And Support Services 4% 14
Construction Trades 2% 6
Personal And Culinary Services 1% 4
Precision Production 1% 4
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences 0% 0
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 0% 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center graduates 6 years after enrollment is $31,400. Last year, out of the total 120 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 120 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 128 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 102 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $31,400 $32,400
Employment Rate 100% 80%
Total Graduates 120 128

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center.

Shawnee Community College
29.2 mile away
John A Logan College
41.8 mile away
Three Rivers College
58.8 mile away
Mineral Area College
63.8 mile away
Rend Lake College
68.9 mile away
Jefferson College
87 mile away