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If you want to know more about Colby Community College, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Colby Community College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Colby Community College was awarded 2 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Colby Community College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Colby Community College?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into Colby Community College, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.

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Colby Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At Colby Community College, this rate is 19 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Colby Community College is 98%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  98 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Colby Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Colby Community College this rate is 59%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  59 out of 100
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Average Overall Diversity at Colby Community College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,412 undergraduates at Colby Community College with 641 being full-time and 771 being part-time.

Colby Community College Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

Colby Community College scored 41.53 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  41.53 out of 100
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How Much Does Colby Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Colby Community College is $9,546. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Colby Community College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$6,169 $8,799 $11,986 $13,159 $14,260

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Colby Community College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Colby Community College, approximately 38% of students took out student loans averaging $5,089 a year. That adds up to $20,356 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Colby Community College is 10.4%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do Colby Community College Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Colby Community College make about $32,500 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 18% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.

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Location of Colby Community College

Colby Community College is a public institution situated in Colby, Kansas. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Colby draws many to the area.

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Location of Colby Community College

Contact details for Colby Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1255 S Range, Colby, KS 67701
Phone: 785-462-3984
Website: www.colbycc.edu

Colby Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Colby Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Colby Community College

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 1,412 students took at least one online class at Colby Community College. This is an increase from the 977 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,412 435
2016-2017 977 661
2015-2016 552 277
2014-2015 537 197
2013-2014 1,060 340

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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