1801 N. Kansas Ave.
Liberal, KS 67901
Top Ranked (2023): View Rankings

School Highlights

Seward County Community College serves 1,580 students (43% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 37%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,580 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,860
  • Out-state tuition: $2,370
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 71%
  • 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 160% over five years.
Seward County Community College
(KS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
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 declined by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five years.
The Seward County Community College diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,580 students
1,530 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
10:1
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# Full-Time Students
678 students
628 students
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# Part-Time Students
902 students
902 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
117 students
230 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
678 students
628 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
2 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
902 students
888 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
1 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
240 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
60%
14%
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% Black
3%
9%
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% White
29%
63%
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% Two or more races
1%
4%
% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.55
0.57
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
46%
39%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.65%
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 38% 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 43% 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
85%
91%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$5,500
$8,892
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,000
$5,467
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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: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Seward County Community College cost?

Seward County Community College's tuition is approximately $1,860 for In-State students and $2,370 for Out-State students.

What sports does Seward County Community College offer?

Seward County Community College offers 7 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Softball, Tennis and Volleyball.

What is Seward County Community College's ranking?

Seward County Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Kansas for: Least expensive tuition, Average community college minority breakdown and Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,580 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,860
  • Out-state tuition: $2,370
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 71%
  • 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 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Donnelly College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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