- Highland Community College, the first college in Kansas, provides lifelong learning opportunities and contributes to economic development to enhance the quality of life in the communities we serve. The college also exists to serve each student. It provides educational leadership to help each individual become a well-informed, responsible citizen and a productive member of society. The most important people in ensuring the quality of your academic life at HCC are the faculty. Just as they are prepared to assist you in the classroom with quality instruction, they will also be involved with you outside the classroom as advisors, intramural opponents, and friends. Get to know them. They are looking forward to working with you to meet your educational goals. Highland Community College is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
|Northeast Kansas Technical Center||(KS) Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Associates--Public Rural-serving Small||Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges|
|Institution Level||At least 2 years but < 4 years||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Institution Control||Public institution||Public|
|Total Enrollment||289 students||1,383 students|
|% Unknown races||
|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.||0.00||0.48|
|% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid||90%||90%|
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS
- College Location Mi. Students
3,217 students | 21.30 Mi606 W Main
Highland,  KS  66035
164 students | 22.40 Mi3709 N. Belt Hwy
Saint Joseph,  MO  64506
140 students | 30.50 Mi11500 N Ambassador Ste 221
Kansas City,  MO  64153
6,198 students | 37.50 Mi7250 State Ave
Kansas City,  KS  66112
474 students | 41.00 Mi608 N 18th St
Kansas City,  KS  66102
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