Cowley County Community College

Tel: (620)442-0430
4,342 students
Public institution

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Cowley County Community College and Area Vocational-Technical School is committed to learning excellence and personal enrichment in an open access environment.
School Highlights:
Cowley County Community College serves 4,342 students (56% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 23%.
Cowley County Community College is the only community colleges within Cowley County, KS.
The nearest community college is Northern Oklahoma College (30 miles away).

School Overview

Cowley 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 4,342 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has increased from 39:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,342 students
1,303 students
Cowley County Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,441 students
836 students
Cowley County Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,901 students
1,046 students
Cowley County Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Cowley County Community College sch enrollment Cowley County Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
3%
2%
Cowley County Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
7%
7%
Cowley County Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
6%
12%
Cowley County Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
81%
67%
Cowley County Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Cowley County Community College More (2010-2012)
Cowley County Community College sch ethnicity Cowley County 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. 0.33 0.45
Cowley County Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,666 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,123 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,666 $5,940
Cowley County Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,123 $10,072
Cowley County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Cowley is both a community college with transfer programs and a vocational/technical school offering two-year job-ready degree programs, students with very diverse needs will find us a perfect educational fit. The College works hard to maintain standards of quality that will provide students with an education that will prepare them to transfer to a four year program or enter the workforce. Cowley is a cutting edge institution, respected throughout the country as a leader in innovation and quality. We strongly encourage both parents and prospective students to explore their educational opportunities with us. Cowley has over 70 majors and programs of study. Degrees offered include the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science, Associate of General Studies, and the College Certificate. Cowley College is among the fastest growing community colleges in the nation. We take pride in the quality of our education, small classes and student activities. Our main campus is located in Arkansas City, a small community of around 13,000 people in south-central Kansas. We have several outreach centers across the region including two enrollment locations located in Wichita and a center in Mulvane. If you are unable to attend our physical locations you are able to earn an accredited degree fully online! Cowley County Community College and Area Vocational-Technical School is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and by the Kansas State Board of Regents.

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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.