Kansas City Kansas Community College

Tel: (913)334-1100
7,486 students
Public institution
Kansas City Kansas Community College is a public, urban, open-door, and comprehensive community college committed to excellence in higher education. Through an accessible and supportive learning environment, the college mission is to provide higher education and lifelong learning to the varied communities, primarily in its service area of Wyandotte and Leavenworth counties.
School Highlights:
Kansas City Kansas Community College serves 7,486 students (35% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Kansas City Kansas Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Wyandotte County, KS.
The nearest community college is Donnelly College (5.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Kansas City Kansas 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 7,486 teachers has grown by 29% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 24:1 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 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,486 students
1,303 students
Kansas City Kansas Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,651 students
834 students
Kansas City Kansas Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 4,835 students
1,040 students
Kansas City Kansas Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Kansas City Kansas Community College sch enrollment Kansas City Kansas Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
3%
2%
Kansas City Kansas Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
10%
7%
Kansas City Kansas Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
26%
11%
Kansas City Kansas Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
59%
66%
Kansas City Kansas Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Kansas City Kansas Community College More (2010-2012)
Kansas City Kansas Community College sch ethnicity Kansas City Kansas 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
Kansas City Kansas Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,250 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,610 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,250 $5,890
Kansas City Kansas Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,610 $10,047
Kansas City Kansas Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Kansas City Kansas Community College seeks to provide an educational environment that encourages a strong commitment to high academic standards that sustains and advances excellence in learning and encourages challenging, innovative, and varied programs, teaching methods, and delivery systems; enhances student intellectual and social development to the fullest extent possible; and stresses the attitudes, behaviors, responsibilities, and skills required for effective learning and citizenship in a multicultural democracy. The college provides transfer education in the liberal arts and sciences, career education in a technical or professional field, general education and support services, continuing education and developmental education. The college provides community services that offer cultural and recreational activities, provide access to college facilities, and that serve as a planning, research, and resource center to the college's varied communities. The college seeks to provide a multicultural environment that reflects and respects diversity and seeks to increase understanding and appreciation of differences. A campus environment that promotes the teaching and learning process through accessible, comfortable, safe, and well-maintained facilities.

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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 0.44. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Wright Career College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.