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Colby Community College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Colby Community College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. 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 analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, 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

Since Colby Community College has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

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Colby Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Colby Community College, the student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

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

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 1,345 undergraduates at Colby Community College with 619 being full-time and 726 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 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

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. 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?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Colby Community College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $32,500 in their early years. 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

Located in Colby, Kansas, Colby Community College is a public institution. The surrounding location of Colby is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

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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

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 learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

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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