Highland Community College (Highland)

Tel: (785)442-6000
3,052 students
Public institution
Highland Community College is an open-admissions institution serving residents and non-residents of the state of Kansas. We offer you an excellent array of opportunities to make choices, both academically and with extracurricular activities.
School Highlights:
Highland Community College (Highland) serves 3,052 students (39% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 23%.
Highland Community College (Highland) is the only community colleges within Doniphan County, KS.
The nearest community college is Northeast Kansas Technical Center (21.3 miles away).

School Overview

Highland Community College (Highland) 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 3,052 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,052 students
1,303 students
Highland Community College (Highland) Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,177 students
836 students
Highland Community College (Highland) Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,875 students
1,046 students
Highland Community College (Highland) Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Highland Community College (Highland) sch enrollment Highland Community College (Highland) sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
% Asian
-
2%
Highland Community College (Highland) Asian (2006-2008)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Highland Community College (Highland) Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
7%
12%
Highland Community College (Highland) Black (2006-2012)
% White
87%
67%
Highland Community College (Highland) White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Highland Community College (Highland) sch ethnicity Highland Community College (Highland) 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. 0.24 0.45
Highland Community College (Highland) Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,180 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,710 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,180 $5,940
Highland Community College (Highland) In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,710 $10,072
Highland Community College (Highland) Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The most important people in ensuring the quality of your academic life at HCC are the faculty. Just as they are prepared to assist you in the classroom with quality instruction, they will also be involved with you outside the classroom as advisors, intramural opponents, and friends. The Highland Community College Adult Education Program, in collaboration with multiple service agencies and educational institutions in Northeast Kansas, enables undereducated area adults to further their education and thus improve the quality of their lives by providing meaningful educational opportunities and support services. Highland Community College offers a variety of allied health courses for college credit.

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Did You Know?
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.