Kansas City Kansas Community College

  • Kansas City Kansas Community College is a public, urban, open-door, and comprehensive community college committed to excellence in higher education. Through an accessible and supportive learning environment, the college mission is to provide higher education and lifelong learning to the varied communities, primarily in its service area of Wyandotte and Leavenworth counties.

School Highlights

Kansas City Kansas Community College serves 5,148 students (30% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Enrollment: 5,148 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,640
  • Out-state tuition: $6,660
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 55%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Kansas City Kansas Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 549 teachers has grown by 117% over five years.
Kansas City Kansas Community College
(KS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
549 staff
156 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Kansas City Kansas Community College has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five years.
The Kansas City Kansas Community College diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
5,148 students
1,530 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
10:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,568 students
628 students
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# Part-Time Students
3,580 students
902 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
359 students
230 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,568 students
628 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
2 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
3,580 students
902 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
1 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
160 students
342 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
1%
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% Asian
4%
3%
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% Hispanic
21%
14%
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% Black
17%
9%
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% White
45%
63%
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% Two or more races
6%
4%
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% Non Resident races
4%
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
4%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score
0.72
0.57
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
33%
39%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.65%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$33,400
$34,000
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,640 is less than the state average of $3,484. The in-state tuition has declined by 18% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,660 is more than the state average of $4,443. The out-state tuition has declined by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,640
$3,484
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$6,660
$4,443
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
74%
91%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$9,500
$8,892
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,432
$5,467
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
100%
ACT Composite
n/a
21
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Kansas City Kansas Community College seeks to provide an educational environment that encourages a strong commitment to high academic standards that sustains and advances excellence in learning and encourages challenging, innovative, and varied programs, teaching methods, and delivery systems; enhances student intellectual and social development to the fullest extent possible; and stresses the attitudes, behaviors, responsibilities, and skills required for effective learning and citizenship in a multicultural democracy. The college provides transfer education in the liberal arts and sciences, career education in a technical or professional field, general education and support services, continuing education and developmental education. The college provides community services that offer cultural and recreational activities, provide access to college facilities, and that serve as a planning, research, and resource center to the college's varied communities. The college seeks to provide a multicultural environment that reflects and respects diversity and seeks to increase understanding and appreciation of differences. A campus environment that promotes the teaching and learning process through accessible, comfortable, safe, and well-maintained facilities.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Kansas City Kansas Community College cost?
Kansas City Kansas Community College's tuition is approximately $2,640 for In-State students and $6,660 for Out-State students.
What is Kansas City Kansas Community College's ranking?
Kansas City Kansas Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Kansas for: Diversity in US community colleges and Largest student body.

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Enrollment: 5,148 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,640
  • Out-state tuition: $6,660
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 55%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,484 per year for in-state students and $4,443 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,155 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Kansas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Donnelly College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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