Cowley County Community College

Cowley County Community College

Cowley County Community College is a two-year college located in Arkansas City, Kansas. It held its first classes on September 11, 1922. The college also operates satellite facilities in Wellington, Winfield, Mulvane and Wichita. It also offers distance learning education programs at several high schools. CCCC offers more than 65 programs or majors in diverse areas of study. The college enrolls more than 4,500 students per term.

Cowley County Community College's athletics department fields several men's and women's sports teams. Its official mascot is the Tiger. CCCC is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association. Its athletes participate in a variety of sports, including cross country, baseball, basketball, golf, track & field and tennis.

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Cowley County Community College
125 S 2nd St
Arkansas City , KS 67005
General Phone: (620) 442-0430

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Cowley County Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts493sign language translation, liberal arts and humanities
Mechanics and Repair38automobile mechanics, aircraft maintenance
Production Trades34machine shop assistant, welding
Beauty and Cosmetology15cosmetology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine14EMT paramedic
Security and Law Enforcement10criminal justice and police
Science and Laboratory Technician8radiologic tech
Business and Management6business management, business administration, entrepreneurship
Computer Science and Engineering2computer networking, network management, computer security
Family and Social Work1child care management
Medical Administration1medical office assistant
Office and Administration0administrative assistant
Photography and Commercial Art0commercial art

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years6110
Associate's degree56118

Cowley County Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Cowley County Community College had a total enrollment of 4,469 students (3,405 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 79%
Black 9%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 5%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 8%
18-19 27%
20-21 17%
22-24 13%
25-29 12%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 10%
65+ 0%

Cowley County Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 56 %
Part-Time 31 %

Cowley County Community College Room and Board (2007)

Cowley County Community College offers campus housing for 434 of its 3,405 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Arkansas City, 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.

Cowley County Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,263
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,875
Room and board $ 4,200
Books and supplies $ 1,500
Other expenses $ 1,500

Financial Aid:
Cowley County Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 190200)

Cowley County Community College Faculty

Cowley County Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year4$40,0603$42,491
All faculty totalcalendar year4$40,0603$42,491

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year19$45,80520$45,140
All faculty totalacademic year19$45,80520$45,140

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

Cowley County Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports83745

Cowley County Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Systems Security
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation

Mechanics And Repair
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

Science And Laboratory Technician
Industrial Radiologic Technology/Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

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What Sets Cowley County Community College Apart:

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
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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