Dodge City Community College

Dodge City Community College

Dodge City Community College, established in 1935 and also referred to as DC3 and DCCC, is a public, coeducational, community college located in Dodge City, Kansas, United States. The campus of DC3 spans across more than 140 acres of land, including Lake Charles (a 12-ft deep, 1.5 acre fishing lake), a 1.25 mile long fitness trail and a rodeo arena. The college offers associate degrees in various educational streams such as, applied science, arts and nursing.

The athletics teams of the college are called the Conquistadors, or simply Conqs. The official mascot of the college is the Conquistador. The students participate in intercollegiate baseball, football, golf, basketball, soccer, rodeo, softball and volleyball. The college also has a cheerleading/dance team.

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Dodge City Community College
2501 N 14th Ave
Dodge City , KS 67801-2399
General Phone: (620) 225-1321

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Dodge City Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine40pre-nursing, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Liberal Arts24foreign languages and literature, liberal arts and sciences, social services
Business and Management16business, accounting
Computer Science and Engineering13computer programming, data processing tech
Beauty and Cosmetology12cosmetology
Therapy and Counseling7psychology, substance abuse counseling, physical therapy
Education and Teaching7elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, physical education teaching
Security and Law Enforcement6criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Media6communication studies, radio and TV tech, desktop publishing and imaging
Animal Science and Care5equestrian studies, livestock management
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy5sports and fitness management, athletic trainer
Family and Social Work5child care management, social work
Medicine4pre-med, medical preparatory
Mechanics and Repair3automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Medical Support and Technology3dental hygienist, radiographer, pre-pharmacy
Office and Administration3administrative assistant
Agricultural Science and Management3agriculture, farm management, agricultural supply, various agricutural courses
Production Trades2welding
Landscaping and Horticulture1floristry, agronomy
Fine Arts1fine arts studies
Engineering Technician0manufacturing tech

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years5017
Associate's degree12447

Dodge City Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Dodge City Community College had a total enrollment of 1,812 students (1,105 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 66%
Black 4%
Hispanic 27%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 18%
18-19 32%
20-21 8%
22-24 5%
25-29 6%
30-34 5%
35-39 4%
40-49 7%
50-64 5%
65+ 9%

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

New Mexico2%

Dodge City Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 49 %
Part-Time 25 %

Dodge City Community College Room and Board (2007)

Dodge City Community College offers campus housing for 262 of its 1,105 (full-time) students.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Dodge City Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,180
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 2,180
Room and board $ 4,370
Room charge $ 2,120
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,250
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 3,334

Financial Aid:
Dodge City Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 191300)

Dodge City Community College Faculty

Dodge City Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track719

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year18$48,56016$44,710
Associate professoracademic year4$43,7698$41,446
Assistant professoracademic year3$37,0923$41,178
Instructoracademic year1*3$34,034
All faculty totalacademic year26$45,94830$42,419

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

Dodge City Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports237295

Dodge City Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural/Farm Supplies Retailing and Wholesaling
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other
Agriculture, General
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management

Animal Science And Care
Equestrian/Equine Studies
Livestock Management

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Secondary Education and Teaching

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management
Social Work

Fine Arts
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other

Landscaping And Horticulture
Agronomy and Crop Science
Floriculture/Floristry Operations and Management

Liberal Arts
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Pre-Nursing Studies

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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Dodge City Community College Highlights

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What Sets Dodge City Community College Apart:

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Top 19%Dodge City Community College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)

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 Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
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