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Consumer Disclosure Information

The Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) was designed to help students and parents make better-informed decisions about higher education. With this goal in mind, Big Sandy Community and Technical College has developed this Web site for students, parents, the College community, and the general public. Please note that many links will connect to existing information elsewhere.

Contact information is listed at the bottom of this page if you have questions or wish to request additional information.

General Information

Accreditation, Approval, and Licensure of Institution and Programs

Contact the Office of the President for further information regarding accreditation and licensing.

Complaint Process for Current Residents of Kentucky

The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) serves as the coordinating agency for postsecondary education in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The CPE is the agency that handles complaints about Big Sandy Community and Technical College and has the ability to act on those complaints from students residing in Kentucky. Students should attempt to resolve the complaint through the established protocol at Big Sandy Community and Technical College before contacting CPE.

Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
1024 Capital Center Drive #320
Frankfort, KY  40601-7512

Consumer Information on College Navigator Website

Copyright Infringement Policies and Sanctions (including Computer Use and File Sharing)

Diversity of Student Body

  • Enrollment (Gender, Racial/Ethnic, and Pell Grant Recipients)

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Information

Disabilities Services Available for Students

Financial Aid Information

Contact the Student Financial Aid Office for further information regarding financial aid.

Graduation Rates (Student Right-to-Know Act)

BSCTC awards no athletically-related financial aid, so graduation rates are not available.

Information for Crime Victims regarding Disciplinary Hearings

Intercollegiate Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support Data (Equity in Athletics Report)

  • BSCTC awards no athletically-related financial aid

Privacy of Student Records Family and Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Refund Policy and Requirements for Withdrawal and Return of Federal (Title IV) Financial Aid

Retention Rate

Security on Campus

Student Code of Conduct

  • The colleges of KCTCS are more than just educational institutions -- they are vibrant and diverse communities. Therefore, KCTCS strives to maintain an atmosphere of academic freedom and personal respect that creates an environment in which all can be successful. As part of this commitment, KCTCS has developed a Code of Student Conduct that serves as a guide for the student's responsibilities and rights within our academic community.

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Teacher Preparation Report

  • Report of the Preparation of Teachers
    • While Big Sandy is proud to offer several degree programs related to the field of education (Education Preparation and Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education), Big Sandy does not prepare teachers for initial state certification or licensure.

Textbook Information

Transfer of Credit Policy and Articulation Agreements

Vaccinations Policy

  • Big Sandy does not have a campus wide vaccination policy. However specific program offerings such as the Nursing program may maintain specific vaccination requirements for their students. Please review the Program of Study pages for more information.

Voter Registration

Contact Information

Hicks, Jeffrey
Interim Dean for Student Services
Prestonsburg Campus, Student Center 104-B
(606) 889-4841