Hillyard Technical Center
Saint Joseph, MO 64506-5102


Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Differs by program
Total enrollment 119
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 5:1
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


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Hillyard Technical Center is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 50 applications and only 18 students were granted admission. Hillyard Technical Center is at the #9 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 168 2 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
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Tuition & Fees

Hillyard Technical 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 $10,432 (114.3% 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, 96% of Hillyard Technical Center's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 57% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,718 (which is 8% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Hillyard Technical Center in 2016-2017, was 8, which is 35% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,019 (which is 11.8% below 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, Hillyard Technical Center has enrolled a total of 119 students (117 students full-time and 2 on a part-time basis). The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 24% men and 76% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 97%

Black/African American: 2%

Hispanic: 2%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Two or more races: 0%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Asian: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 6 largest majors offered at Hillyard Technical 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 57% 155
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 9% 24
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 4% 10
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 4% 10
Construction Trades 2% 6
Precision Production 1% 4

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 Hillyard Technical 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 Hillyard Technical Center graduates 6 years after enrollment is $34,000. Last year, out of the total 86 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 86 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 80 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 80 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $34,000 $38,200
Employment Rate 100% 100%
Total Graduates 86 80

Campus Location

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