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Focused on Workforce Education and Readiness

We have programs that can get you on the fast track to a high paying, high demand job. These programs are customized to the needs of local businesses, with an understanding of local values.


Invested in Every Student

You are not just a number here; you are the reason we do what we do. Our faculty take a personal interest in your future and are here to help you navigate your journey. Everyone is here to make sure You’ve Got This!


Encouraging and Approachable

Offering you a challenging education in a supportive environment practically in your backyard is what we do. We may expect a lot, but we know you are willing to do whatever it takes, and we’ll do whatever it takes to help.


Engaged in the Community

We live and breathe the words “community college” every day. The communities we serve are the core of our colleges. Our students stay in the community when they graduate and are committed to giving back and bettering the lives of others.

Programs that Work – For You!

Whether you’re starting college for the first time or thinking about a career change, we’ve got you covered. We offer associate degrees, diplomas and certificates - and we’re here to help you reach your goals. Get started by finding the program that works for you!

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Crystal RothrockInformation Technology 2003

My professors not only taught me, they inspired and encouraged me.

Michael BennettComputerized Manufacturing and Machining 2018

The people at WKCTC want you to succeed in life.

Carlos RanseyPhysical Therapist Assistant 2008

The payoff will be worth it.

Matt SnowMechanical Engineering 2008

Without this degree, none of the opportunities I have pursued would have been available to me.

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A Great Value

Afraid you can't afford college? Well, you can. With the lowest tuition in Kentucky, financial aid options, and a helping hand to guide you through the process, we have you covered.

For the cost of one year at a university, you could go for two years here. That two-year degree can open up a new career, or complete the first half of your bachelor’s. Ready to learn more?


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Register throughout March for a chance to win great prizes!

Returning and new students: Registration for Summer and Fall classes is now underway! Be sure to register duing March for your chance to WIN!

Get the details


Summer Plans? You may be eligible for summer Pell Grant MONEY!

A change in the way federal Pell Grants are disbursed may help you finish your degree faster. Reach out to the Financial Aid office or advisor today!

Affording College


Nominate SGA Officers • EXTENSION! - Nominate through March 30!

Nominations for SGA executive offices of President, Vice-President and Secretary are elected at the end of each spring semester to serve from July 1 of said year- June 30 of the following year.

Nominate here


Dylan Richards named February Student of the Month!

Way to go Dylan!

Read more about Dylan


HVAC Scholarship • Up to 20 Awards of $2500 Each Will be Granted!

This scholarship opportunity is from the EGIA Foundation, supporting tomorrow's HVAC workforce TODAY! Apply by April 1.

Apply now


We Are PTK!

Phi Theta Kappa is recognized as the OFFICIAL honor society for community colleges by the American Association of Community Colleges.

Learn more about PTK!



Earn your GED plus a college credential AT THE SAME TIME!!! It's short-term...most can get in and out in four months or less!

Applying is easy...get started!


Get ready to celebrate April!

We have several events coming up in April to celebrate National Poetry Month!

Check out our events calendar


Therapy Groups

Four Rivers Behavioral Health will be offering two groups beginning in February: one for Anxiety and Depression and one for anger management.

Learn more about these group sessions

Because You Gave...

When you support WKCTC, you're making an investment in the future of our students and Kentucky itself. Find out why our donors support WKCTC.