Kansas City Kansas Community College

Tel: (913)334-1100
6,198 students
Public institution
Kansas City Kansas Community College is a public, urban, open-door, and comprehensive community college committed to excellence in higher education. Through an accessible and supportive learning environment, the college mission is to provide higher education and lifelong learning to the varied communities, primarily in its service area of Wyandotte and Leavenworth counties.
School Highlights
Kansas City Kansas Community College serves 6,198 students (37% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Kansas City Kansas Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Wyandotte County, KS.
The nearest community college is Donnelly College (5.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 252 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
College Kansas City Kansas Community College (KS) Community College Avg.
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 252 staff
62 staff

Student Body

The student population of 6,198 has declined by 18% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,198 students 1,383 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1
27:1
# Full-Time Students 2,276 students
682 students
# Part-Time Students 3,922 students
826 students
Total Dormitory Capacity 150 300
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
% Hispanic
10%
9%
% Black
22%
9%
% White
56%
71%
% Two or more races
3%
2%
% Unknown races
3%
4%
% Non Resident races
3%
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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. 0.63 0.48

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $2,250 is less than the state average of $2,910. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,610 is more than the state average of $4,032. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,250 $2,910
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,610 $4,032
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 77%
90%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Kansas City Kansas Community College seeks to provide an educational environment that encourages a strong commitment to high academic standards that sustains and advances excellence in learning and encourages challenging, innovative, and varied programs, teaching methods, and delivery systems; enhances student intellectual and social development to the fullest extent possible; and stresses the attitudes, behaviors, responsibilities, and skills required for effective learning and citizenship in a multicultural democracy. The college provides transfer education in the liberal arts and sciences, career education in a technical or professional field, general education and support services, continuing education and developmental education. The college provides community services that offer cultural and recreational activities, provide access to college facilities, and that serve as a planning, research, and resource center to the college's varied communities. The college seeks to provide a multicultural environment that reflects and respects diversity and seeks to increase understanding and appreciation of differences. A campus environment that promotes the teaching and learning process through accessible, comfortable, safe, and well-maintained facilities.

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Did You Know?
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,910 per year for in-state students and $4,032 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,024 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 0.48, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Donnelly College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.