Student Resources

We take pride in providing students with education and training that is affordable, practical and leads to employment. The faculty and staff are here to help you become successful. All we ask in return is that you do your best and that you believe in yourself!

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Financial Aid Available*

*to those who qualify

Making the decision to go to college can be stressful. Meeting with our Financial Aid office to discuss our various methods of payment can help you. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is used to establish eligibility for federal financial aid. If you qualify, funding may include Pell Grants, subsidized and unsubsidized federal student loans.

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weekly enrollment

CTE utilizes a rotational admissions process, enroll today because your program may begin in as little as two weeks! The Cosmetology program may have classes starting each week. Your class start may vary depending on class rotation and finalization of Financial Aid/Payment arrangements. Graduation ceremonies are held semi-annually.

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The History of the
College for Technical Education

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  • The Center for Training and Employment, now known as the College for Technical Education, was opened in February 1997 in the Woodhill Center.
  • In October 2000, Employment Solutions purchased the Gainesway Shopping Center at 1165 Centre Parkway.
  • In February 2001 the College for Technical Education, Bluegrass Career Services, and Employment Solutions Personnel relocated to the Gainesway Shopping Center.
  • In 2006 the College for Technical Education received its full accreditation through the Council on Occupational Education.