Kellogg Community College

  • Kellogg Community College is a public institution of higher learning which shall provide academic, occupational, general, and lifelong learning opportunities for all people in its district and contiguous service area. The College shall maintain close ties with community-based organizations and business and professional groups; exercise a leadership role in the educational advancement of the area; promote innovation and preparation for change; and provide support and assistance in economic development activities.
School Highlights
  • Kellogg Community College serves 5,929 students (29% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 31%.
  • Kellogg Community College is the only community colleges within Calhoun County, MI.
  • The nearest community college to Kellogg Community College is Kalamazoo Valley Community College (17.9 miles away).

School Overview

    Kellogg Community College(MI) Community College Avg.
    Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
    Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsFour or more years
    Institution ControlPublicPublic

    Student Body

    • The student population of Kellogg Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
    • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 32:1 over five years.
    • The Kellogg Community College diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
    Total Enrollment5,929 students3,505 students
    Student:Teacher Ratio17:135:1
    # Full-Time Students1,697 students1,591 students
    # Part-Time Students4,232 students1,914 students
    % Asian
    % Hispanic
    % Black
    % White
    % Unknown races
    Diversity Score0.350.50
    College Completion Rate (Year 2015)
    Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,800$30,600

    Finances and Admission

    • The public in-state tuition of $149 is less than the state average of $5,223. The in-state tuition has declined by 96% over four years.
    • The public out-state tuition of $225 is less than the state average of $7,110. The out-state tuition has declined by 96% over four years.
    In-State Tuition Fees$149$5,223
    Out-State Tuition Fees$225$7,110
    Tuition NotesPer credit hour.
    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2015)81%88%
    Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$18,058$12,011
    Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$7,772$5,500


    Total Sports Offered6 sports
    SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Soccer, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
    Bowling, Cross Country,
    Soccer, Volleyball,
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

    School Notes

    • Kellogg Community College was founded in 1956 by the Battle Creek Board of Education which operated it until 1970 when voters created an area-wide college district.The College, situated on sites in Battle Creek, Albion (Eastern Academic Center), Coldwater (Grahl Center), Hastings (Fehsenfeld Center), and Ft. Custer Industrial Park (Regional Manufacturing Technology Center), offers nearly 100 pre-professional college/university transfer curricula; approximately 40 occupational associate degree programs in health, business, secretarial, technical and public science fields; and over 30 certificate programs aimed toward job preparation; and related training for apprenticeships. KCC provides customized training services designed and delivered to area businesses and institutions and a wide range of lifelong learning programs for personal enrichment. Over the past several years, hundreds of area businesses have received specialized training for thousands of employees and dozens of small businesses and individuals through the College's customized training programs. The institution shall provide a comprehensive range of curricula, courses, activities, and services, limited only by the responsible management of its financial, personnel, and physical resources. The College was fully reaccredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools during the spring semester of 2002.

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