Allen County Community College

  • 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 2,628 students (46% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 28%.
  • Allen County Community College is the only community colleges within Allen County, KS.
  • The nearest community college to Allen County Community College is Neosho County Community College (19.0 miles away).

Top Placements

Allen County Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Kansas for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 80 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Allen County Community College(KS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty80 staff62 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Allen County Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Allen County Community College diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,628 students1,551 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio33:127:1
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# Full-Time Students1,198 students653 students
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# Part-Time Students1,430 students898 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-300
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
6%
9%
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% Black
5%
8%
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% White
85%
72%
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% Non Resident races
-
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.270.46
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College Completion Rate
37%
36%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,000$34,000
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,784 is less than the state average of $3,503. The in-state tuition has grown by 33% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $2,784 is less than the state average of $4,523. The out-state tuition has grown by 33% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,784$3,503
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Out-State Tuition Fees$2,784$4,523
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$6,900$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,089$5,454
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) 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.

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