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 1,181 students (48% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 38%.

Top Rankings

Pratt Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Kansas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 126 teachers has grown by 53% over five years.
Pratt Community College(KS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty126 staff156 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Pratt Community College has declined by 14% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 37:1 over five years.
The Pratt Community College diversity score of 0.58 is equal to the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,181 students1,734 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:112:1
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# Full-Time Students570 students777 students
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# Part-Time Students611 students957 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
348342
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
12%
14%
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% Black
8%
8%
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% White
62%
62%
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% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
11%
6%
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Diversity Score0.580.58
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College Completion Rate
37%
38%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,200$34,000
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,140 is less than the state average of $3,484. The in-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,464 is less than the state average of $4,443. The out-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,140$3,484
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Out-State Tuition Fees$3,464$4,443
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$8,825$9,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,250$5,466
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Source: 2020 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Pratt Community College is Barton County Community College (52.7 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 4,300 students | 52.70 Mi245 NE 30th Road
    Great Bend, KS 67530
    (620) 792-2701
    52.704,300
  • 5,315 students | 54.50 Mi1300 N Plum St
    Hutchinson, KS 67501
    (620) 665-3500
    54.505,315
  • 1,513 students | 70.50 Mi2501 N 14th Ave
    Dodge City, KS 67801
    (620) 225-1321
    70.501,513
  • 677 students | 77.40 Mi1200 S Main
    McPherson, KS 67460
    (620) 241-0723
    77.40677
  • Hesston College
    Private not-for-profit
    378 students | 79.90 Mi301 South Main
    Hesston, KS 67062
    (620) 327-4221
    79.90378
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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 0.58, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Kansas City Kansas Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.