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 23:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.
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 32% over five years.
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School (KS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 85 staff 62 staff
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 1,925 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has grown by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,925 students 1,383 students
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 27:1
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 815 students 682 students
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 1,110 students 826 students
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Enrollment Breakdown KS All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
248 300
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
2%
2%
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
44%
9%
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
3%
9%
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Black (2006-2014)
% White
40%
71%
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School White (2006-2014)
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Non Resident (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
9%
4%
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Ethnicity Breakdown KS All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.64 0.48
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $2,368 is less than the state average of $2,910. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,360 is less than the state average of $4,032. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,368 $2,910
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,360 $4,032
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84% 90%
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Cheering, Dance,
Softball, Tennis,
Volleyball
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,910 per year for in-state students and $4,032 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,024 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 0.48, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Donnelly College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.