BSCTC STILL BEST EDUCATIONAL VALUE IN THE STATE

Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) has launched a Fall Enrollment Blitz for prospective students.

The campaign features a launch site (www.go4less.bigsandy.org) where students can complete an inquiry form and be entered to win an iPad Air.

“We have a rich history of providing quality education and workforce training to the people of our service area,” said Dr. George D. Edwards, president and CEO of BSCTC. “Our commitment to our students and the region remains the same.”

BSCTC offers 27 programs and more than 200 credentials. The college’s Go2Transfer program allows for easy transfer of credits to four-year universities, while its Go2Work program allows students to earn industry-leading credentials in high-wage, high-demand fields in two years or less.

According to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, students who attend community and technical colleges in Kentucky save more than $7,000 a year. BSCTC offers convenient campus locations in Hager Hill, Paintsville, Pikeville and Paintsville and online course options.

By attending BSCTC, students receive a great education without getting weighed down in debt. With tuition set at $147 per credit in the fall, BSCTC has the lowest tuition of any provider in the state. Students pay less than half of what they would pay at four-year institutions. For students seeking to transfer, BSCTC offers a variety of transfer scholarships to four-year institutions across the state.

“For many students, the most significant barrier in their pursuit of a college education is affordability,” said Dr. Edwards. “We have worked diligently to keep our cost low and our standards high, while focusing on student access, retention and success.”

BSCTC will hold registration for the Fall semester on August 11-12 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day on all of its campuses.

For more information, call 1-855-GO-BSCTC or visit www.bigsandy.kctcs.edu.