Kansas Community Colleges

  • There are 37 community colleges located throughout Kansas (26 public colleges and 11 private colleges), serving 85,453 students.
  • For Kansas community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,479 per year for in-state students and $4,516 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,752 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • Kansas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.46, which is lower than the national average of 0.66 (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:

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