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 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 33%.
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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Kansas City Kansas Community College 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
Kansas City Kansas Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 6,198 has declined by 13% 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 less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,198 students 1,371 students
Kansas City Kansas Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1
22:1
Kansas City Kansas Community College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 2,276 students
779 students
Kansas City Kansas Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 3,922 students
1,083 students
Kansas City Kansas Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Kansas City Kansas Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Kansas City Kansas Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
2%
5%
Kansas City Kansas Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
10%
20%
Kansas City Kansas Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
22%
15%
Kansas City Kansas Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
56%
49%
Kansas City Kansas Community College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
Kansas City Kansas Community College More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
3%
6%
Kansas City Kansas Community College Unknown (2006-2014)
% Non Resident races
3%
1%
Kansas City Kansas Community College Non Resident (2006-2014)
Kansas City Kansas 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. 0.63 0.70
Kansas City Kansas Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,640 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,660 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,640 $5,664
Kansas City Kansas Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,660 $10,360
Kansas City Kansas Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Total Dormitory Capacity 150 271
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 77%
90%
Kansas City Kansas Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
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 $3,213 per year for in-state students and $4,249 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,370 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.