Fort Scott Community College

Fort Scott Community College

Fort Scott Community College, often referred to as FSCC, is a public, community college located in Fort Scott, Kansas, United States. Founded in 1919, FSCC boasts of being the oldest community college in Kansas. The college offers associate's degrees, bachelor's degrees and certificate programs in a wide range of subjects. However, some of these programs are offered on an on-demand basis only.

The official sports teams of Fort Scott Community College are known as the Greyhounds. The mascot of the sports teams is the Greyhound. The teams from FSCC participate in intercollegiate baseball, basketball, cross country, football, rodeo, softball, track and field, and volleyball. The college has a cheerleading team and a dance team. Students from FSCC also take part in meat judging, livestock judging and horse judging contests.

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Contacting Fort Scott Community College

Fort Scott Community College
2108 S Horton
Fort Scott , KS 66701
General Phone: (620) 223-2700

Fort Scott Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Transportation286truck and bus driver
Liberal Arts141liberal arts and sciences
Beauty and Cosmetology51cosmetology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine46EMT paramedic, registered nursing, health aide, home health aide, medication aide, health aides
Mechanics and Repair34HVAC, motorcycle mechanic
Engineering Technician22water quality and recycling tech
Agricultural Science and Management9farm management, agricultural mechanization
Office and Administration6administrative assistant
Business and Management1banking, retail
Medical Administration0medical secretary
Security and Law Enforcement0criminal justice and police
Media0journalism, printing equipment operation
Computer Science and Engineering0data processing tech
Education and Teaching0teacher aide
Medical Support and Technology0dental hygienist, phlebotomy

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years7112
Associate's degree23316
Award of less than 1 academic year2928

Fort Scott Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Fort Scott Community College had a total enrollment of 1,696 students (1,467 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 86%
Black 8%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 2%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 20%
18-19 38%
20-21 11%
22-24 6%
25-29 7%
30-34 5%
35-39 3%
40-49 6%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

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


Fort Scott Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 60 %
Part-Time 32 %

Fort Scott Community College Room and Board (2007)

Fort Scott Community College offers campus housing for 212 of its 1,467 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Fort Scott, 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.

Fort Scott Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,100
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,780
Room and board $ 4,120
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 3,544

Financial Aid:
Fort Scott Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 191600)

Fort Scott Community College Faculty

Fort Scott Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1010

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year11$35,3285$29,474
All faculty totalcalendar year11$35,3285$29,474

*: 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 year16$39,50716$37,710
All faculty totalacademic year16$39,50716$37,710

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

Fort Scott Community College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Other
Basketball Other
Baseball Other
Track Other

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports374481

Fort Scott Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Mechanization, General
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Banking and Financial Support Services
Retailing and Retail Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
Water Quality & Wastewater Treatment Mgmt & Recycling Tech

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Technology/Technician

Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Health Aide
Health Aides/Attendants/Orderlies, Other
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant
Medication Aide
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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What Sets Fort Scott Community College Apart:

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Top 11%Fort Scott Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 11%Fort Scott Community College % of degrees in transportation
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Top 17%Fort Scott Community College Male % of student body

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
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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