Colby Community College

Tel: (785)462-3984
1,390 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:
Colby Community College serves 1,390 students (52% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 23%.
Colby Community College is the only community colleges within Thomas County, KS.
The nearest community college is Northwest Kansas Technical College (34.6 miles away).

School Overview

Colby 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 1,390 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 89% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,390 students
1,303 students
Colby Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
728 students
836 students
Colby Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 662 students
1,046 students
Colby Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Colby Community College sch enrollment Colby Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Colby Community College Asian (2007-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
5%
7%
Colby Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
3%
12%
Colby Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
90%
67%
Colby Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Colby Community College sch ethnicity Colby Community College sta ethnicity
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 0.45
Colby Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,040 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,704 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,040 $5,940
Colby Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,704 $10,072
Colby Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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 $4,563 per year for in-state students and $5,483 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,623 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 0.39, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Wright Career College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.