Colby Community College

Colby Community College

Colby Community College is located in Colby, Kansas. In addition to its main campus, the college operates an agricultural center of 60 acres. CCC also offers classes in more than 20 locations across 14 counties.

Colby Community College offers more than 60 academic and vocational programs of study. Students can choose from majors in the fields of general education, history, political science, veterinary science, math, science, economics, English, criminal justice and music, among others. Courses in adult and continuing education are also available.

Colby Community College's students participate in a variety of sports, including baseball, golf, rodeo, basketball, track and field, softball, volleyball, cross country and wrestling. Nicknamed the Trojans, the teams compete in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference and the Division I of the NJCAA.

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Colby Community College
1255 S Range
Colby , KS 67701
General Phone: (785) 462-3984

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Colby Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine241EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant, health aide, home health aide, medication aide, health aides
Liberal Arts122liberal arts and humanities
Therapy and Counseling24physical therapist assistant, substance abuse counseling
Business and Management24business management, accounting technology, retail
Agricultural Science and Management17agricultural operations, farm management, agricultural mechanization
Medical Support and Technology17veterinary assistant
Security and Law Enforcement11criminal justice and police
Animal Science and Care10animal husbandry, equine science
Office and Administration2administrative assistant
Hospitality2hospitality management
Computer Science and Engineering2computer support
Medical Administration2medical office assistant
Media1radio and TV tech, graphic communications
Education and Teaching0special education
Cooking and Culinary Arts0restaurant and catering management

Number of programs and degrees for Colby Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree26523
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years433
Award of less than 1 academic year1676

Colby Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Colby Community College had a total enrollment of 1,537 students (1,138 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 93%
Black 2%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 19%
18-19 33%
20-21 15%
22-24 8%
25-29 7%
30-34 3%
35-39 3%
40-49 4%
50-64 4%
65+ 4%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)5%
Puerto Rico1%

Colby Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 67 %
Part-Time 100 %

Colby Community College Room and Board (2007)

Colby Community College offers campus housing for 385 of its 1,138 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Colby, Kansas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Kansas Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Colby Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,592
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,840
Room and board $ 4,600
Books and supplies $ 888
Other expenses $ 2,500

Financial Aid:
Colby Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 191100)

Colby Community College Faculty

Colby Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track411

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year21$40,45537$39,323
All faculty totalacademic year21$40,45537$39,323

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Colby Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports111526

Colby Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Mechanization, General
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management

Animal Science And Care
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Retailing and Retail Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager

Education And Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, Other

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other

Graphic Communications, General
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist

Medical Support And Technology
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Health Aide
Health Aides/Attendants/Orderlies, Other
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Medication Aide
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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What Sets Colby Community College Apart:

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% of degrees in liberal arts
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% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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Top 15%Colby Community College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
% of degrees in agricultural science and management
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Top 15%Colby Community College % of degrees in agricultural science and management
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 16%Colby Community College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 17%Colby Community College Number of degree programs

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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