Top Jackson County Community Colleges

  • For the 2020 school year, there are 7 top community colleges in Jackson County, Missouri, serving 20,676 students.
  • Jackson County, MO community colleges have a diversity score of 0.38, which is lower than the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 26:1.

Top Jackson County Community Colleges (2020)

  • College Location Students
  • 3239 Broadway
    Kansas City MO  64111
    (816)531-5223

    590 students
  • 20301 East 78 Highway
    Independence MO  64057

    n/a
    students
  • 1775 Universal Avenue
    Kansas City MO  64120

    n/a
    students
  • 3200 Broadway
    Kansas City MO  64111
    (816)604-1000

    18,222 students
  • 3620 Arrowhead Avenue
    Independence MO  64057
    (816)412-7700

    646 students
  • 1001 E. 101st Terrace, Suite 325
    Kansas City MO  64131
    (816)331-5700

    580 students
  • 8955 E 38th Terrace
    Kansas City MO  64129
    (816)861-1000

    638 students
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