Labette Community College

Tel: (620)421-6700
1,926 students
Public institution

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Labette Community College provides affordable and accessible quality teaching and lifelong learning opportunities in a supportive environment that is respectful of individual values and social diversity, personal and community goals, and the needs of the ever-changing local and global economy.
School Highlights:
Labette Community College serves 1,926 students (42% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority American and Black), which is less than the state average of 23%.
Labette Community College is the only community colleges within Labette County, KS.
The nearest community college is Neosho County Community College (25.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Labette 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 1,926 teachers has grown by 106% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,926 students
1,303 students
Labette Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
812 students
834 students
Labette Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,114 students
1,040 students
Labette Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Labette Community College sch enrollment Labette Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
4%
1%
% Asian
-
2%
Labette Community College Asian (2006-2011)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Labette Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
3%
11%
Labette Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
90%
66%
Labette Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Labette Community College More (2010-2011)
Labette Community College sch ethnicity Labette 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. 0.19 0.44
Labette Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,460 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,210 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,460 $5,890
Labette Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,210 $10,050
Labette Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The College has evolved from a city college primarily serving those students who wished to transfer to a four-year institution to a comprehensive community college offering transfer degrees, professional/technical degrees and certificates, continuing education, customized training for business and industry, lifelong learning opportunities, and a variety of programs and services for Southeast Kansas and the four-state region. The Associate in Arts (AA), Associate in Science (AS), and Associate in General Studies (AGS) degrees are designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution and pursue a baccalaureate degree. All degrees and concentrations available at LCC are described in this catalog. The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree is for students who plan to seek employment after completing an associate degree in a professional/technical area. Labette Community College has a tradition of bringing musical events, theatrical productions and art displays to the people of Southeast Kansas. Parsons Kansas was founded in 1870. Parsons is located in an area of flat plains and rolling hills in northern Labette, [LB], County. Historically, Parsons began as a railroad town and it is still a transportation hub served by the Union Pacific and highways US-59, US-400, and US-160.

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For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,966 per year for in-state students and $3,922 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,256 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 Maryland is Wright Career College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.