Dodge City Community College

  • 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 to Dodge City Community College is Garden City Community College (46.4 miles away).

Top Placements

Dodge City Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Kansas for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 106 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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
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Student Body

  • The student population of Dodge City Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Dodge City Community College 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
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:127:1
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# Full-Time Students968 students653 students
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# Part-Time Students800 students898 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-300
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% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
36%
9%
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% Black
6%
8%
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% White
54%
72%
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% Two or more races
-
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.570.46
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College Completion Rate
52%
36%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,000$34,000
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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
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Out-State Tuition Fees$3,000$4,523
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid87%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$7,980$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,250$5,454
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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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