Fort Scott Community College

Tel: (620)223-2700
1,903 students
Public institution

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FSCC takes pride in being the oldest continuous community college in the state of Kansas, founded in 1919. At Fort Scott Community College, our students are part of our large family. The college's employees and board members strive to help students acheive their educational goals while maintaining the small town atmosphere that Fort Scottis famous for.
School Highlights:
Fort Scott Community College serves 1,903 students (50% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 23%.
Fort Scott Community College is the only community colleges within Bourbon County, KS.
The nearest community college is Cottey College (18.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Fort Scott 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 1,903 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 49% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,903 students
1,287 students
Fort Scott Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
959 students
832 students
Fort Scott Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 944 students
1,021 students
Fort Scott Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Fort Scott Community College sch enrollment Fort Scott Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Fort Scott Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
3%
7%
Fort Scott Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
12%
12%
Fort Scott Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
83%
66%
Fort Scott Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Fort Scott Community College More (2009-2011)
Fort Scott Community College sch ethnicity Fort Scott 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. 0.30 0.45
Fort Scott Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,580 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,260 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,580 $5,845
Fort Scott Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,260 $10,047
Fort Scott Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The rich historical tapestry of Fort Scott and Southeast Kansas are a part of the classroom experience at FSCC. With courses in United States history, History of Civilization, History of American Sports, the American West, on campus and online classes, FSCC is the place to explore what history has to offer! History instruction at Fort Scott Community College is designed to meet the general education requirements in four-year schools as well as to provide the student a basic foundation for liberal arts and social science courses. Fort Scott Community College gives student the opportunity to participate in a variety of extracurricular activities. The four-week Commercial Truck Driving Program at Fort Scott Community College will allow students to earn 11 hours of college credit in preparation for the Commercial Driving License (CDL) examination for operating vehicles in interstate commerce.

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Did You Know?
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,966 per year for in-state students and $3,922 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,256 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 Maryland is Wright Career College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.