Labette Community College

Labette Community College

Labette Community College, or LCC, was originally established in 1923 as the Parsons Junior College. It was renamed the Labette Community Junior College in 1967, and finally came to be known as the Labette Community College in 1978. It is located in Parsons, Kansas.

Labette Community College awards the Associate in Applied Science, Associate in Arts, Associate in General Studies, and Associate in Science degrees. Students can opt for courses in the academic areas of English, criminal justice, mathematics, sciences, nursing, education, and computer sciences, among others.

The athletics department of Labette Community College fields teams in baseball, basketball, softball, volleyball, and wrestling. The teams are known as the Cardinals. Students are also members of societies such as the Phi Beta Lambda, Phi Theta Kappa, Student Government Association, and Student Nurses Organization.

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Contacting Labette Community College

Labette Community College
200 S 14th
Parsons , KS 67357-4201
General Phone: (620) 421-6700

Labette Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine109registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Education and Teaching58elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, early childhood education, physical education teaching, teacher aide
Medical Support and Technology39respiratory care tech, radiographer, pre-pharmacy
Liberal Arts19American studies, English, social services
Business and Management12business, accounting, finance, MIS
Computer Science and Engineering8computer and info science, computer networking
Media6communication studies, digital communications, recording arts tech, desktop publishing and imaging
Photography and Commercial Art5commercial art
Art Studies3art studies
Office and Administration3administrative assistant
Security and Law Enforcement3corrections, criminal justice and police
Science1biology, chemistry
Law0legal secretary
Engineering Technician0engineering technology
Music0music, music performance
Mechanics and Repair0computer repair

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree21234
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years547
Award of less than 1 academic year03

Labette Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Labette Community College had a total enrollment of 1,349 students (1,075 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 89%
Black 4%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 3%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 23%
20-21 21%
22-24 12%
25-29 12%
30-34 8%
35-39 7%
40-49 9%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Labette Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 51 %
Part-Time 53 %

Labette Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Parsons, 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.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,070
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 2,820
Room and board $ 680
Board (meal plan) charge $ 680
Books and supplies $ 825
Other expenses $ 2,500

Financial Aid:
Labette Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 193000)

Labette Community College Faculty

Labette Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track55

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year0*1*
Instructorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year0*2*

*: 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
Professoracademic year6$47,5936$49,092
Associate professoracademic year3$39,7234$41,597
Assistant professoracademic year5$27,2072*
Instructoracademic year1*4$32,603
All faculty totalacademic year15$38,22416$42,019

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

Labette Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports444286

Labette Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General
Finance, General
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
Engineering Technology, General

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Liberal Arts
American/United States Studies/Civilization
English Language and Literature, General
Social Sciences, General

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
Recording Arts Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Pre-Veterinary Studies

Music Performance, General
Music, General

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

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

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What Sets Labette Community College Apart:

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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 Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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