• The purpose of Allen County Community College is to make quality education and support services available in a caring atmosphere to all who seek them within the service area. Based on the belief that learning and self-improvement are continuous processes, the College is committed to providing a wide range of educational programs to assist all students in reaching their academic, occupational, and personal potential at a reasonable cost.

School Highlights

Allen County Community College serves 2,113 students (45% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 37%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,113 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,784
  • Out-state tuition: $2,784
  • Student:teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Minority enrollment: 21%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Allen County Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 148 teachers has grown by 85% over five years.
Allen County Community College
(KS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
148 staff
156 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Allen County Community College has declined by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 33:1 over five years.
The Allen County Community College diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,113 students
1,459 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
10:1
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# Full-Time Students
957 students
628 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,156 students
902 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
146 students
230 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
957 students
628 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
2 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,156 students
888 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
1 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
264 students
342 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
10%
14%
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% Black
6%
9%
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% White
79%
63%
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% Two or more races
2%
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.36
0.57
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
2.01%
2.09%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.65%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$33,000
$34,000
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,784 is less than the state average of $3,484. The in-state tuition has declined by 22% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $2,784 is less than the state average of $4,443. The out-state tuition has declined by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,784
$3,484
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$2,784
$4,443
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
85%
91%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$6,500
$8,892
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,500
$5,467
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
100%
ACT Composite
n/a
21
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Allen County Community College is located at the north edge of Iola and has a modern campus which compliments the gently rolling hills of the Neosho River Valley. Iola, served by U.S. Highways 54 and 169, is within a two-hour drive of Kansas City, Wichita, and Topeka, as well as Joplin, Missouri, and Tulsa, Oklahoma. Since 1923, Allen County Community College has provided exceptional educational services to the citizens of Kansas. Quality and access have been primary concerns of the College from its beginning. The college now enrolls approximately 2,500 students each semester in the programs offered on the campuses in Iola and Burlingame, over Interactive Television, on the Internet, and at the outreach sites located within the six-county service area. ACCC will remain cognizant of the needs of its service area and responsive to those needs with new programs and services that can be implemented quickly, effectively, and efficiently. ACCC's quality comes in large part from its competent faculty who are dedicated to the art of teaching. Both those who are employed full-time at the College and those who teach on an adjunct basis are committed to their students and encourage excellence. Complementing the faculty are excellent student services and support staff who have committed themselves to the concepts of student success and service. Outstanding physical facilities are available on and off campus. The main campus provides one of the finest community college libraries in the state and an excellent instructional resource center, both of which are available to all students who take classes from the College. Modern equipment and teaching aids are available to all instructors and students at all of our sites.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Allen County Community College cost?

Allen County Community College's tuition is approximately $2,784 for In-State students and $2,784 for Out-State students.

What is Allen County Community College's ranking?

Allen County Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Kansas for: Least expensive tuition and Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,113 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,784
  • Out-state tuition: $2,784
  • Student:teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Minority enrollment: 21%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,484 per year for in-state students and $4,443 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,155 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Kansas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.57, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Donnelly College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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