Garden City Community College

Tel: (620)276-7611
2,095 students
Public institution

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Garden City Community College exists to produce positive contributors to the economic and social well-being of society.
School Highlights:
Garden City Community College serves 2,095 students (49% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Garden City Community College is the only community colleges within Finney County, KS.
The nearest community college is Dodge City Community College (46.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Garden City 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 2,095 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 21% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,095 students
1,303 students
Garden City Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,035 students
834 students
Garden City Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,060 students
1,040 students
Garden City Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Garden City Community College sch enrollment Garden City Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
3%
2%
Garden City Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
34%
7%
Garden City Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
6%
11%
Garden City Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
56%
66%
Garden City Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Garden City Community College sch ethnicity Garden City 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. 0.57 0.44
Garden City Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,464 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $2,944 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,464 $5,890
Garden City Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $2,944 $10,047
Garden City Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The educational philosophy of the college calls for the institution to accept students as they are, to test them, to counsel them into appropriate programs and to assist them in attaining the highest possible level of achievement through educational, personal and social experiences. The first four community colleges in Kansas were established in 1919, and GCCC is one of two from that group which still exist. It was created by county-wide election on April 1, 1919, and opened in September of the same year. GCCC initially shared facilities in Sabine Hall and Calkins Hall in the 100 block of Buffalo Jones Avenue with Garden City High School, and opened with a first class of less than three dozen students. The present 14-building, 63-acre campus at 801 Campus Drive was designed between July, 1965 and January, 1966. Garden City Community College is officially accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. In addition, the GCCC Nursing Program is accredited by the Kansas State Board of Nursing and the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC).

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