1801 N. Kansas Ave.
Liberal, KS 67901
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings

School Highlights

Seward County Community College serves 1,837 students (43% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 38%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,837 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,860
  • Out-state tuition: $2,370
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 70%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Seward County Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 221 teachers has grown by 75% over five years.
Seward County Community College
(KS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
221 staff
156 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Seward County Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The Seward County Community College diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,837 students
1,734 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
789 students
777 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,048 students
957 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
250 students
342 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
1%
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% Asian
2%
3%
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% Hispanic
54%
14%
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% Black
2%
8%
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% White
30%
62%
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% Two or more races
n/a
4%
% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
9%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.61
0.58
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College Completion Rate
38%
38%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$33,600
$34,000
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,860 is less than the state average of $3,484. The in-state tuition has declined by 37% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $2,370 is less than the state average of $4,443. The out-state tuition has declined by 41% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$1,860
$3,484
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$2,370
$4,443
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
84%
91%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$5,500
$9,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$3,750
$5,466
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
100%
ACT Composite
n/a
21

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,837 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,860
  • Out-state tuition: $2,370
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 70%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

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.

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