Allen County Community College

1801 N Cottonwood
Iola, KS 66749
Tel: (6.2)036-5511
2,854 students
Public institution
The purpose of Allen County Community College is to make quality education and support services available in a caring atmosphere to all who seek them within the service area. Based on the belief that learning and self-improvement are continuous processes, the College is committed to providing a wide range of educational programs to assist all students in reaching their academic, occupational, and personal potential at a reasonable cost.
School Highlights:
Allen County Community College serves 2,854 students (47% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 33%.
Allen County Community College is the only community colleges within Allen County, KS.
The nearest community college is Neosho County Community College (19.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 85 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
College Allen County Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 85 staff
61 staff
Allen County Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,854 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has decreased from 40:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,854 students 1,296 students
Allen County Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 34:1
21:1
Allen County Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,342 students
814 students
Allen County Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,512 students
1,040 students
Allen County Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Allen County Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Allen County Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
5%
Allen County Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
6%
21%
Allen County Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
6%
15%
Allen County Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
86%
51%
Allen County Community College White (2006-2013)
Allen County Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.25 0.68
Allen County Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,304 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $2,304 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,304 $5,660
Allen County Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $2,304 $10,250
Allen County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 274 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91%
89%
Allen County Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Allen County Community College is located at the north edge of Iola and has a modern campus which compliments the gently rolling hills of the Neosho River Valley. Iola, served by U.S. Highways 54 and 169, is within a two-hour drive of Kansas City, Wichita, and Topeka, as well as Joplin, Missouri, and Tulsa, Oklahoma. Since 1923, Allen County Community College has provided exceptional educational services to the citizens of Kansas. Quality and access have been primary concerns of the College from its beginning. The college now enrolls approximately 2,500 students each semester in the programs offered on the campuses in Iola and Burlingame, over Interactive Television, on the Internet, and at the outreach sites located within the six-county service area. ACCC will remain cognizant of the needs of its service area and responsive to those needs with new programs and services that can be implemented quickly, effectively, and efficiently. ACCC's quality comes in large part from its competent faculty who are dedicated to the art of teaching. Both those who are employed full-time at the College and those who teach on an adjunct basis are committed to their students and encourage excellence. Complementing the faculty are excellent student services and support staff who have committed themselves to the concepts of student success and service. Outstanding physical facilities are available on and off campus. The main campus provides one of the finest community college libraries in the state and an excellent instructional resource center, both of which are available to all students who take classes from the College. Modern equipment and teaching aids are available to all instructors and students at all of our sites.

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Did You Know?
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,243 per year for in-state students and $5,164 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,701 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Kansas community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.52, which is equal to the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Donnelly College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.