Colby Community College

Tel: (785)462-3984
1,327 students
Public institution

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Colby Community College provides effective tools to advance learning opportunities that fulfill the educational goals of all students, while supporting lifelong learning experiences that meet the needs of the communities it serves.
School Highlights:
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Colby Community College serves 1,327 students (48.38% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 33%.
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Colby Community College is the only community colleges within Thomas County, KS.
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The nearest community college is Northwest Kansas Technical College (34.62 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 73 teachers has declined by 37% over five years.
Colby 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 73 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 1,327 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 26% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,327 students 1,288 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 642 students
814 students
# Part-Time Students 685 students
1,024 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
% Hawaiian
1% 1%
% Hispanic
3%
7%
% Black
3%
12%
% White
87%
57%
% Unknown races
3%
3%
% Non Resident races
1%
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. 0.19 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,136 is less than the state average of $5,668. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,864 is less than the state average of $10,252. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,136 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,864 $10,252
Total Dormitory Capacity 298 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 90%
89%
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

In addition to the main 80-acre campus in Colby, the college operates a 60-acre agricultural center east of the city. Students in agriculture-related programs utilize the college farm as a hands-on laboratory and training facility. A pioneer in outreach education, CCC accommodates hundreds of off-campus students by offering classes at 27 locations in the 14-county service area. Colby Community College offers a myriad of choices when it comes to selecting a program of study. There are over 60 academic and vocational programs to choose from in many of today's high-demand career fields. Academic programs focus on fulfilling general education requirements to prepare students for successful transfer to a four-year institution or entry into the job market. Vocational programs feature two years of intensive training preparing students for employment immediately upon graduation. Colby Community College is a member of the prestigious, nationally-known Jayhawk Conference. Varsity sports include basketball, wrestling, volleyball, track, cross country, softball, baseball and rodeo. In addition, CCC has an enthusiastic cheerleading squad and Troianns Dance Team. Students at CCC enjoy a variety of activities including intramural sports and a variety of clubs and organizations. The college also offers a fitness center and indoor swimming pool for both student and public use. Colby Community College is coordinated by the Kansas Board of Regents and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. We have several new majors including Massage Therapy, Feedlot Certification, and Alternative Energy. We will be adding more new majors soon-call Admissions for that Information!

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For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,629 per year for in-state students and $4,624 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,345 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 higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Wright Career College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.