Johnson County Community College

Tel: (913)469-8500
19,684 students
Public institution
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Learning comes first at JCCC. The college delivers lifelong educational programs and services that are convenient and accessible; provides professional training opportunities; provides opportunities for personal growth and cultural enrichment; maintains a caring, supportive environment; stimulates economic development and is accountable to its stakeholders.
School Highlights:
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Johnson County Community College serves 19,684 students (32.16% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 38:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 33%.
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Johnson County Community College is one of 4 community colleges within Johnson County, KS.
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The nearest community college is National American University-Overland Park (1.69 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 524 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Johnson County 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 524 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 19,684 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 38:1 has increased from 30:1 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 20% over five years.
Total Enrollment 19,684 students 1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 38:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 6,331 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 13,353 students
1,017 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
4%
2%
% Hispanic
7%
7%
% Black
6%
12%
% White
71%
57%
% Two or more races
3%
2%
% Unknown races
5%
3%
% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,000 is less than the state average of $5,694. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,940 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,000 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,940 $10,252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 60%
89%
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

With more than 34,000 students enrolled in credit and continuing education classes each semester, Johnson County Community College is the state's third largest institution of higher education and the largest of its 19 community colleges. JCCC offers a full range of undergraduate credit courses that form the first two years of most college curricula. The college has more than 100 transfer agreements with area colleges and universities that ensure admittance to specific programs such as business, engineering and education. JCCC students are able to begin their first two years of a four-year degree program here and complete that degree on schedule. JCCC's continuing education program is the largest, most comprehensive in the Kansas City area. Through the Center for Business and Technology, participants can take courses in management and computer application or seminars and workshops that lead to professional certification and licensure. Personal enrichment classes, on topics ranging from gardening to money management, are also offered, while nationally and internationally performing and visual artists appear in the performance spaces and Gallery of Art in JCCC's Carlsen Center. The campus, centrally located in the county on 234 acres, opened in 1972. There are 18 major buildings on campus. Currently under construction are the Regnier Center for Technology and Business and the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art.

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Did You Know?
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,629 per year for in-state students and $4,624 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,345 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 0.52, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Wright Career College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.