Seward County Community College and Area Technical School

School Highlights
  • Seward County Community College and Area Technical School serves 1,925 students (42% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 28%.
  • Seward County Community College and Area Technical School is the only community colleges within Seward County, KS.
  • The nearest community college to Seward County Community College and Area Technical School is Garden City Community College (63.2 miles away).

Top Placements

Seward County Community College and Area Technical School places among the top 20% of community colleges in Kansas for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 85 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School(KS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty85 staff62 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Seward County Community College and Area Technical School has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Seward County Community College and Area Technical School diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,925 students1,551 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:127:1
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# Full-Time Students815 students653 students
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# Part-Time Students1,110 students898 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
248300
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
44%
9%
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% Black
3%
8%
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% White
40%
72%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score0.640.46
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College Completion Rate
36%
36%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,600$34,000
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,860 is less than the state average of $3,503. The in-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $2,370 is less than the state average of $4,523. The out-state tuition has declined by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,860$3,503
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Out-State Tuition Fees$2,370$4,523
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid84%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$5,200$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$5,454
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Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Cheering, Dance,
Softball, Tennis,
Volleyball
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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