Johnson County Community College

12345 College Blvd, Overland Park
KS, 66210-1299
Tel: (913)469-8500
20,443 students
Public institution
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:
Johnson County Community College serves 20,443 students (33% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 23%.
Johnson County Community College is one of 4 community colleges within Johnson County, KS.
The nearest community college is Pinnacle Career Institute-South Kansas City (8.0 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Johnson County 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 20,443 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 30:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 20% over five years.
Total Enrollment
20,443 students
1,287 students
Johnson County Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
6,728 students
832 students
Johnson County Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 13,715 students
1,021 students
Johnson County Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Johnson County Community College sch enrollment Johnson County Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Johnson County Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
Johnson County Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
Johnson County Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
Johnson County Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
Johnson County Community College More (2010-2012)
Johnson County Community College sch ethnicity Johnson County 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 0.45
Johnson County Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,970 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,910 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,970 $5,940
Johnson County Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,910 $10,072
Johnson County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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