Seward County Community College and Area Technical School

1801 N. Kansas Ave.
Liberal, KS 67901
Tel: 6204171000
1,925 students
Public institution
School Highlights
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School serves 1,925 students (42% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 33%.
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 (63.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 85 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
College Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 85 staff
61 staff
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,925 has grown by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 27% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,925 students 1,315 students
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
22:1
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 815 students
815 students
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,110 students
1,061 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%
5%
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
44%
20%
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
3%
15%
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Black (2006-2013)
% White
40%
49%
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
9%
6%
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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. 0.65 0.70
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,860 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $2,370 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has declined by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,860 $5,590
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $2,370 $10,086
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
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)

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Cheering, Dance,
Softball, Tennis,
Volleyball
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,243 per year for in-state students and $5,164 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,701 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 equal to the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Donnelly College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.