Kansas City Kansas Community College: Narrative Description

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7250 State Ave.
Kansas City, KS 66112-3003
Tel: (913)334-1100; Admissions: (913)288-7694; Fax: (913)696-9646; Web Site: http://www.kckcc.edu/

Description: State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1923. Setting: 148-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 5,642. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 14:1. Full-time: 1,843 students, 57% women, 43% men. Part-time: 3,799 students, 65% women, 35% men. Students come from 27 states and territories, 22 other countries, 5% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 6% Hispanic, 27% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 48% 25 or older, 8% transferred in. Retention: 58% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, freshman honors college, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission except for nursing program. Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACCUPLACER required. Entrance: non-competitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $1344 full-time, $48 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $4032 full-time, $144 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $280 full-time, $10 per credit hour part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 20 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Senate, Phi Theta Kappa, Drama Club, The African American Student Union, Christian Student Union. Major annual events: Last Class Bash, Candle Lighting Program, First Class Bash. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Kansas City Kansas Community College Library with 55,000 books, 150,000 microform titles, 400 serials, 12,000 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 750 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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