Cloud County Community College: Narrative Description

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2221 Campus Dr., PO Box 1002
Concordia, KS 66901-1002
Tel: (785)243-1435; 800-729-5101; Admissions: (785)243-1435; Fax: (785)243-1043; Web Site:

Description: State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Kansas Community College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1965. Setting: 35-acre rural campus. Total enrollment: 3,521. Students come from 12 states and territories, 5 other countries, 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 6% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.4% international, 12% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: Common Application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT ASSET required; ACT recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 9/11. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $1410 full-time, $47 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $2010 full-time, $67 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $540 full-time, $18 per credit hour part-time. College room and board: $3600.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Most popular organizations: Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Block and Bridle Club, Student Senate. Major annual event: Homecoming. Student services: health clinic. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. 18,010 books and 142 serials. 57 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: Located in the Republican River Valley, Concordia is a central shopping, industrial and medical district for the citizens of North Central Kansas. The city of approximately 7,000 is home to St. Joseph Hospital, which is operated by the Sisters of St. Joseph. The city features a large municipal swimming complex, a vigorous summer recreational program, tennis courts and spacious parks. Concordia hosts the annual North Central Kansas Rodeo and the annual Fall Fest Celebration, and is the home of the Cloud County Fair. The Brown Grand Theater, which is on the National Register of Historic Sites, features many cultural events throughout the year.

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