Fort Scott Community College

Tel: (620)223-2700
1,931 students
Public institution
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FSCC takes pride in being the oldest continuous community college in the state of Kansas, founded in 1919. At Fort Scott Community College, our students are part of our large family. The college's employees and board members strive to help students acheive their educational goals while maintaining the small town atmosphere that Fort Scottis famous for.
School Highlights:
Fort Scott Community College serves 1,931 students (50% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 33%.
Fort Scott Community College is the only community colleges within Bourbon County, KS.
The nearest community college is Cottey College (18.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 82 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
College Fort Scott 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 82 staff
61 staff
Fort Scott Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,931 has grown by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 61% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,931 students 1,296 students
Fort Scott Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
21:1
Fort Scott Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 962 students
814 students
Fort Scott Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 969 students
1,040 students
Fort Scott Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Fort Scott Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
Fort Scott Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
5%
Fort Scott Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
2%
21%
Fort Scott Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
7%
15%
Fort Scott Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
84%
51%
Fort Scott Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
Fort Scott Community College More (2009-2013)
Fort Scott 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. 0.29 0.68
Fort Scott 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 13% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,380 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,700 $5,660
Fort Scott Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,380 $10,250
Fort Scott Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 222 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 90%
89%
Fort Scott Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • The rich historical tapestry of Fort Scott and Southeast Kansas are a part of the classroom experience at FSCC. With courses in United States history, History of Civilization, History of American Sports, the American West, on campus and online classes, FSCC is the place to explore what history has to offer! History instruction at Fort Scott Community College is designed to meet the general education requirements in four-year schools as well as to provide the student a basic foundation for liberal arts and social science courses. Fort Scott Community College gives student the opportunity to participate in a variety of extracurricular activities. The four-week Commercial Truck Driving Program at Fort Scott Community College will allow students to earn 11 hours of college credit in preparation for the Commercial Driving License (CDL) examination for operating vehicles in interstate commerce.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Cottey College
    Private not-for-profit
    283 students | 18.90 Mi1000 W Austin
    Nevada, MO 64772
    (417)667-8181
    18.90283
  • 2,854 students | 38.40 Mi1801 N Cottonwood
    Iola, KS 66749
    (6.2)036-5511
    38.402,854
  • 2,668 students | 42.20 Mi800 W 14th St
    Chanute, KS 66720
    (6.2)043-1282
    42.202,668
  • 1,933 students | 44.30 Mi200 S 14th
    Parsons, KS 67357
    (620)421-6700
    44.301,933
  • Vatterott College-Joplin
    Private for-profit
    178 students | 52.00 Mi809 Illinois
    Joplin, MO 64801
    (417)781-5633
    52.00178
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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.