Dodge City Community College

Tel: (620)225-1321
1,785 students
Public institution
The Dodge City Community College campus is spread out over 145 acres of rolling prairie with its own lake, Lake Charles. The DCCC campus has 20 buildings on campus and various off campus facilities including Cavalier field and out campus radio station. As far as student population, DCCC has approximately 2,000 students a semester.
School Highlights:
Dodge City Community College serves 1,785 students (55% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 33%.
Dodge City Community College is the only community colleges within Ford County, KS.
The nearest community college is Garden City Community College (46.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 103 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
College Dodge City 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 103 staff
61 staff
Dodge City Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,785 has grown by 14% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,785 students 1,296 students
Dodge City Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
21:1
Dodge City Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 975 students
814 students
Dodge City Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 810 students
1,040 students
Dodge City Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Dodge City Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Dodge City Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
5%
Dodge City Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
35%
21%
Dodge City Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
10%
15%
Dodge City Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
51%
51%
Dodge City Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Dodge City Community College More (2010-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Dodge City Community College Non Resident (2010-2013)
Dodge City 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. 0.61 0.68
Dodge City Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,700 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,150 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,700 $5,660
Dodge City Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,150 $10,250
Dodge City Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 362 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91%
89%
Dodge City Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • At DCCC, you can earn various two-year associate degrees depending on your major. We offer Associate in Science, Arts and General Studies degrees. We offer an Associate of Science in Nursing. We also offer an Associate of Applied Science degree in various technical areas, plus several one-year certificate programs. We offer over 30 different transfer majors. Here is a list of some of our programs: Accounting, Agriculture, Art & Sculpture, Athletic Training, Biological Sciences, Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Drama, Education (Secondary & Elementary), Engineering, English, History, Mass Communications, Mathematics, Music, Physical Science, Pre-Architecture, Pre-Chiropractic, Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Optometry, Pre-Law, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Vet, Psychology, Social Science, Social Work, Speech, Theatre, Water Resource Management. Dodge City Community College believes that cultural growth is an important component in the overall educational growth of its students. As a result, it has developed a Cultural Arts Program which contracts musical, theatrical, and other entertainment groups for campus performance. Students encounter talent and cultural experiences otherwise not available. Community residents are welcome to attend. Dodge City Community College supports one of the most extensive intercollegiate athletic programs of any community college in Kansas. The Conqs and Lady Conqs compete at the NJCAA Division I level and are members of the Kansas Jayhawk league. Not only do our teams compete on the field but also they excel off the field as well having earned numerous Academic All-American and academic team certificates. Here is list of our athletic programs: baseball, men and women's basketball, men and women's cross country, cheerleading, dance, football, men and women's golf, softball, men and women's soccer, men and women's track and volleyball.

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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.