Colby Community College

1255 S Range, Colby, KS

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Colby Community College, located in Colby, Kansas, is a small public community college with an enrollment of 1,505 students. Students at Colby never have to feel like “just a number”; they can get higher education in a personalized, intimate environment. Colby offers associate degrees in many fields for students planning to transfer to baccalaureate institutions for higher degrees. The school also has an array of certification programs for those who want to move directly into the workplace. And for the adult learner seeking an ongoing education, Colby has adult education schedules to fit the more complicated adult lifestyle. College students spend plenty of time in the classroom and library studying and preparing for their future lives. But Colby’s mission is to help them develop as well-rounded individuals, academically and personally. For this reason, the college offers a variety of clubs and activities ranging in focus from religious and special interests to educational/departmental. There’s something for every taste! Although CCC is a desirable post-secondary choice for many reasons, the tuition rate will make you happy. Colby's tuition is thousands and thousands of dollars below the U.S. college and university average tuition rate. And check out the financial aid office for information on grants, loans, scholarships, work-study, and Thomas County tuition grants. Start your future at Colby!

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Majors offered at Colby Community College

Biggest majors
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing

Academics at Colby Community College

Student Faculty Ratio
18 to 1
School type
Public 2-year institution
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Common careers for Colby Community College students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)125k
Director of Human Resources (HR)100k
Engineering Technician89k
Administrative / Office Manager68k
Health Information Management (HIM) Director55k
Farm Hand40k
Admissions Director38k
Based on 70 student responses
41.8kAvg. Early Career Pay
61.7kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
66%in High-Meaning careers
2%in STEM careers

Net price of attending Colby Community College

Colby Community College financial aid

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