Allen County Community College

1801 N Cottonwood, Iola
KS, 66749
2,952 students
Public institution

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The purpose of Allen County Community College is to make quality education and support services available in a caring atmosphere to all who seek them within the service area. Based on the belief that learning and self-improvement are continuous processes, the College is committed to providing a wide range of educational programs to assist all students in reaching their academic, occupational, and personal potential at a reasonable cost.
School Highlights:
Allen County Community College serves 2,952 students (47% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Allen County Community College is the only community colleges within Allen County, KS.
The nearest community college is Neosho County Community College (19.0 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Allen County 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

Student Body

The student population of 2,952 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 43:1 has increased from 38:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,952 students
1,273 students
Allen County Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,385 students
829 students
# Part-Time Students 1,567 students
1,017 students
Allen County Community College sch enrollment Allen County Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan 2%
% Asian 1%
Allen County Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian - 1%
% Hispanic 2%
Allen County Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black 4%
% White 91%
% Two or more races - 2%
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. 0.17 0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,176 is less than the state average of $5,961. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $2,176 is less than the state average of $10,075. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,176 $5,961
Allen County Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $2,176 $10,075
Allen County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Allen County Community College is located at the north edge of Iola and has a modern campus which compliments the gently rolling hills of the Neosho River Valley. Iola, served by U.S. Highways 54 and 169, is within a two-hour drive of Kansas City, Wichita, and Topeka, as well as Joplin, Missouri, and Tulsa, Oklahoma. Since 1923, Allen County Community College has provided exceptional educational services to the citizens of Kansas. Quality and access have been primary concerns of the College from its beginning. The college now enrolls approximately 2,500 students each semester in the programs offered on the campuses in Iola and Burlingame, over Interactive Television, on the Internet, and at the outreach sites located within the six-county service area. ACCC will remain cognizant of the needs of its service area and responsive to those needs with new programs and services that can be implemented quickly, effectively, and efficiently. ACCC's quality comes in large part from its competent faculty who are dedicated to the art of teaching. Both those who are employed full-time at the College and those who teach on an adjunct basis are committed to their students and encourage excellence. Complementing the faculty are excellent student services and support staff who have committed themselves to the concepts of student success and service. Outstanding physical facilities are available on and off campus. The main campus provides one of the finest community college libraries in the state and an excellent instructional resource center, both of which are available to all students who take classes from the College. Modern equipment and teaching aids are available to all instructors and students at all of our sites.

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