Kansas Community Colleges

  • There are 36 community colleges located throughout Kansas (26 public colleges and 10 private colleges), serving 85,264 students.
  • For Kansas 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 (view national tuition costs).
  • Kansas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.46, which is lower than the national average of 0.67 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 28% (majority Hispanic and Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 27:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(KS) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
2%
Hispanic
9%
Black
8%
White
72%
Two or more races
2%
Non Resident
2%
Unknown
4%
KS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Kansas Community Colleges by Town:

Recent Articles
December 21, 2017
Many students start their academic careers at a community college, hoping to transfer to a four-year university, but find themselves missing the mark. Thankfully, a new report surveying university leaders provides ideas on how to help students make the transfer successfully.
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Learn about the controversy surrounding community colleges' admission policies regarding undocumented immigrants.