- FSCC takes pride in being the oldest continuous community college in the state of Kansas, founded in 1919. At Fort Scott Community College, our students are part of our large family. The college's employees and board members strive to help students acheive their educational goals while maintaining the small town atmosphere that Fort Scottis famous for.
Fort Scott Community College serves 1,617 students (45% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is same as the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 37%.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Enrollment: 1,617 students
- In-state tuition: $2,760
- Out-state tuition: $4,440
- Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
- Minority enrollment: 18%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
The teacher population of 170 teachers has grown by 120% over five years.
Fort Scott Community College
(KS) Community College Avg.
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
The student population of Fort Scott Community College has declined by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five years.
The Fort Scott Community College diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has declined by 13% over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
The public in-state tuition of $2,760 is less than the state average of $3,484. The in-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,440 is less than the state average of $4,443. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators
- The rich historical tapestry of Fort Scott and Southeast Kansas are a part of the classroom experience at FSCC. With courses in United States history, History of Civilization, History of American Sports, the American West, on campus and online classes, FSCC is the place to explore what history has to offer! History instruction at Fort Scott Community College is designed to meet the general education requirements in four-year schools as well as to provide the student a basic foundation for liberal arts and social science courses. Fort Scott Community College gives student the opportunity to participate in a variety of extracurricular activities. The four-week Commercial Truck Driving Program at Fort Scott Community College will allow students to earn 11 hours of college credit in preparation for the Commercial Driving License (CDL) examination for operating vehicles in interstate commerce.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Fort Scott Community College cost?
Fort Scott Community College's tuition is approximately $2,760 for In-State students and $4,440 for Out-State students.
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