Dodge City Community College

Tel: (620)225-1321
  • The Dodge City Community College campus is spread out over 145 acres of rolling prairie with its own lake, Lake Charles. The DCCC campus has 20 buildings on campus and various off campus facilities including Cavalier field and out campus radio station. As far as student population, DCCC has approximately 2,000 students a semester.
School Highlights
  • Dodge City Community College serves 1,768 students (55% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 28%.
  • Dodge City Community College is the only community colleges within Ford County, KS.
  • The nearest community college is Garden City Community College (46.40 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 106 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Dodge City 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 Faculty106 staff62 staff
Dodge City Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,768 has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,768 students1,551 students
Dodge City Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio17:127:1
Dodge City Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students968 students653 students
Dodge City Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students800 students898 students
Dodge City Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Dodge City Community College Enrollment Breakdown KS All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
-299
Dodge City Community College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2015)
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
Dodge City Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2012)
% Asian
2%
2%
Dodge City Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
36%
9%
Dodge City Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
6%
8%
Dodge City Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
54%
72%
Dodge City Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Dodge City Community College More (2011-2012)
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Dodge City Community College Non Resident (2011-2016)
Dodge City Community College 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.0.570.46
Dodge City Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
52%
36%
Dodge City Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,000$34,000
Dodge City Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,700 is less than the state average of $3,503. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $3,000 is less than the state average of $4,523. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,700$3,503
Dodge City Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$3,000$4,523
Dodge City Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid87%90%
Dodge City Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$7,980$9,500
Dodge City Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2008-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,250$5,454
Dodge City Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2008-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • At DCCC, you can earn various two-year associate degrees depending on your major. We offer Associate in Science, Arts and General Studies degrees. We offer an Associate of Science in Nursing. We also offer an Associate of Applied Science degree in various technical areas, plus several one-year certificate programs. We offer over 30 different transfer majors. Here is a list of some of our programs: Accounting, Agriculture, Art & Sculpture, Athletic Training, Biological Sciences, Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Drama, Education (Secondary & Elementary), Engineering, English, History, Mass Communications, Mathematics, Music, Physical Science, Pre-Architecture, Pre-Chiropractic, Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Optometry, Pre-Law, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Vet, Psychology, Social Science, Social Work, Speech, Theatre, Water Resource Management. Dodge City Community College believes that cultural growth is an important component in the overall educational growth of its students. As a result, it has developed a Cultural Arts Program which contracts musical, theatrical, and other entertainment groups for campus performance. Students encounter talent and cultural experiences otherwise not available. Community residents are welcome to attend. Dodge City Community College supports one of the most extensive intercollegiate athletic programs of any community college in Kansas. The Conqs and Lady Conqs compete at the NJCAA Division I level and are members of the Kansas Jayhawk league. Not only do our teams compete on the field but also they excel off the field as well having earned numerous Academic All-American and academic team certificates. Here is list of our athletic programs: baseball, men and women's basketball, men and women's cross country, cheerleading, dance, football, men and women's golf, softball, men and women's soccer, men and women's track and volleyball.

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Did You Know?
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,503 per year for in-state students and $4,523 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,710 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 0.46, 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.