Seward County Community College and Area Technical School

1801 N. Kansas Ave.
Liberal, KS 67901
Tel: (620)624-1951
1,858 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School serves 1,858 students (44% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School is the only community colleges within Seward County, KS.
The nearest community college is Garden City Community College (63.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 87 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School 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 87 staff
59 staff
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,858 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 24% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,858 students
1,282 students
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
22:1
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
823 students
810 students
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,035 students
1,017 students
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
2%
2%
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
44%
7%
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
3%
12%
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Black (2006-2013)
% White
40%
57%
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
9%
3%
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School non_resident (2010-2013)
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.56 0.53
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,432 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,584 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,432 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,584 $10,294
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 248 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84%
89%
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Garden City Garden City Community College
    Public
    801 Campus Dr
    Garden City, KS 67846
    (620)276-7611
    63.2  Mi  |  1997  students
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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.
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