Pratt Community College

  • Pratt Community College is built on a reputation of academic excellence, a solid technical education, concern for the individual student, and extensive faculty and staff support to assure student success. Here, we have people who care about you because we recognize that when you succeed, we succeed. Failure to serve our students is not a part of our vocabulary. We view students as our customers, and we are sensitive to your need for courteous and responsive customer service. Education and service are what we are all about. Furthermore, we all can have fun doing it together. That's why we have a great student activity program.
School Highlights
  • Pratt Community College serves 1,383 students (52% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 37:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 28%.
  • Pratt Community College is the only community colleges within Pratt County, KS.
  • The nearest community college to Pratt Community College is Barton County Community College (49.2 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Pratt Community College(KS) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty37 staff62 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Pratt Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Pratt Community College diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,383 students1,551 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio37:127:1
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# Full-Time Students723 students653 students
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# Part-Time Students660 students898 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
356300
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
4%
9%
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% Black
12%
8%
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% White
68%
72%
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% Two or more races
7%
2%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.510.46
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College Completion Rate
39%
36%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,200$34,000
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,140 is less than the state average of $3,503. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $3,464 is less than the state average of $4,523. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,140$3,503
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Out-State Tuition Fees$3,464$4,523
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$7,500$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,454$5,454
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Founded in 1938, PCC is a two-year public, comprehensive community college and an area vocational school. We offer a well-rounded general education for the student planning to transfer to a four-year college or university and we meet the needs of the student desiring the skills needed to enter directly into the workforce. Some of our hallmark programs include Electric Power Technology, Ag Power Technology, Automotive Technology, and Nursing. We are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. This accreditation reflects the high quality of our academic and technical programs. PCC is situated on an 80-acre campus. The main campus facility, completed in 1968, houses the administrative and student services offices, classrooms, learning resource center, Carpenter Auditorium, Delmar Riney Art Gallery and the Dennis Lesh Sports Arena. The campus also includes a vocational classroom facility, indoor and outdoor rodeo facilities, an Automotive Technology facility, the Riney Student Conference Center, Stanion Indoor Baseball/Softball Practice Facility, Stanion Baseball Field, the recently expanded Center for Electrical Power Technology and Chandler Hall - a nursing/allied health and arts building - completed in 2003. PCC provides an active campus environment for over 280 residents housed in five residence halls. The two newest facilities, North Hall and Scholarship Hall, were completed in 1998 and 2002 respectively. In addition to numerous student activities, the college offers over a dozen student organizations and clubs with additional opportunities to participate in music, arts, and athletics – both collegiate and intramural. PCC is a member of the highly competitive NJCAA Region VI, Jayhawk West Conference and offers 7 men's and 8 women's programs, including wrestling added in 2006. While the average daily attendance on-campus averages 500-600 students, we service more than 3,000 students annually. These students consist of full-time, part-time, on and off-campus. PCC is accredited by the Kansas State Department of Education and the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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