Donnelly College: Narrative Description

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608 North 18th St.
Kansas City, KS 66102-4298
Tel: (913)621-6070; Admissions: (913)621-8769; Fax: (913)621-0354; Web Site:

Description: Independent Roman Catholic, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1949. Setting: 4-acre urban campus. Endowment: $4 million. Educational spending 2002-03: $5141 per student. Total enrollment: 398. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 10:1. 327 applied, 100% were admitted. full-time: 198 students, 75% women, 25% men. Part-time: 200 students, 66% women, 34% men. Students come from 15 states and territories, 12% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 22% Hispanic, 54% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 4% international, 85% 25 or older, 99.9% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, internships.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Recommended: high school transcript. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. Tuition: $3780 full-time, $145 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $40 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.

Collegiate Environment: Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. 10 undergraduates lived in college housing during 2001-02. Trant Memorial Library with 33,752 books, 114 serials, 1,020 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $86,469. 51 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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