65807 Community Colleges
- For the 2018-19 school year, there are 2 top community colleges in 65807, Springfield, Missouri, serving 580 students.
- Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic).
- The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is more than the state average of 27:1.
65807, Missouri Community Colleges (Closed):
- College Location Students
- 3216 S. National Ave
Springfield,  MO 65807
The Online Education Initiative will greatly expand course offerings for community college students, while making the transfer process between institutions much more smooth. The Initiative has its critics, however, who decry the loss of local control over education.
A recent study reveals that job applicants with a credential or associate’s degree from a community college have slightly better chances of getting a job interview than students who attend a for-profit college or university. Since community colleges are much more budget friendly than for-profit institutions and have much better job placement results, community colleges are a much better option for employment-minded students.
After City College of San Francisco loses its accreditation, other community colleges in the state are facing warnings, sanctions and possible loss of accreditation as well.