Independence Community College

1057 West College Avenue
Independence, KS 67301
Tel: (620)331-4100
1,031 students
Public institution

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Independence Community College provides quality higher education, lifelong learning, economic development, cultural enrichment and global awareness for its community through transfer, technical, community and college preparatory education programs.
School Highlights:
Independence Community College serves 1,031 students (56% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equalto than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 23%.
Independence Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Montgomery County, KS.
The nearest community college is Coffeyville Community College (12.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Independence Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 49 staff
60 staff
Independence Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,031 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,031 students
1,266 students
Independence Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students
575 students
810 students
Independence Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 456 students
1,017 students
Independence Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Independence Community College sch enrollment Independence Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Hawaiian
1% 1%
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Independence Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
10%
12%
Independence Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
78%
57%
Independence Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Independence Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Independence Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
2%
2%
Independence Community College non_resident (2006-2013)
Independence Community College sch ethnicity Independence 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. 0.35 0.53
Independence Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,752 is less than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,032 is less than the state average of $10,260. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,752 $5,740
Independence Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,032 $10,260
Independence Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 274 255
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 99%
89%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Independence Community College (ICC) is located south of Independence, Kansas, on 68 acres of beautiful rolling grounds. Independence, a city of 11,000 population located in southeastern Kansas, is the county seat of Montgomery County. The ICC campus is part of the area's civic and cultural excellence. ICC is an educational service center for communities in the Southeast Kansas area. It attracts students from not only area high schools but also from out-of-state and from several foreign countries. Thousands of students have attended ICC since it was founded in 1925 as grades 13 and 14 of the Independence public school system. Until 1970 the students attended classes in the senior high school buildings. The 68-acre campus includes the Academic Building, Fine Arts Building, Student Union, Cessna Learning Center, Field House, Administration Building, parking lots, athletic and physical education practice fields, a lake, and a 96-bed multi-structure living center complex, as well as a new 200 bed residence hall. The ICC School of Cosmetology, Adult Basic Education, and the Safety, Health and Wellness offices are located off-campus at the Downtown Learning Center in the Independence Corporate Office Building in downtown Independence.

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Did You Know?
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,213 per year for in-state students and $4,249 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,370 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 0.53. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Wright Career College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.