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Cowley County Community College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Cowley County Community College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Cowley County 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.

Cowley County Community College was awarded 5 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Cowley 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 Cowley College?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Cowley County Community College since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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Cowley County Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Cowley County Community College, the student to faculty ratio is 23 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

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 Cowley County Community College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Cowley County 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 Cowley County 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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Good Overall Diversity at Cowley College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,664 undergraduates at Cowley College with 1,449 being full-time and 1,215 being part-time.

Cowley 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.

The overall diversity score for Cowley College is 70.71 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  70.71 out of 100
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How Much Does Cowley County Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Cowley College is $8,898. 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 Cowley College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$7,315 $7,750 $10,527 $11,390 $11,580

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 Cowley 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 Cowley College, approximately 40% of students took out student loans averaging $3,506 a year. That adds up to $14,024 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Cowley College is 5.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Cowley College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Cowley College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $32,400 in their early years. This is about 19% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


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Location of Cowley County Community College

Cowley County Community College is a public institution located in Arkansas City, Kansas. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Arkansas City draws many to the area.

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Location of Cowley County Community College

Contact details for Cowley College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 125 S 2Nd St, Arkansas City, KS 67005
Phone: 620-442-0430

Cowley County Community College Majors

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

Online Learning at Cowley 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, 1,574 students took at least one online class at Cowley County Community College. This is a decrease from the 2,106 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,574 873
2016-2017 2,106 1,236
2015-2016 1,843 1,086
2014-2015 1,712 1,038
2013-2014 1,841 1,182

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Notes and References


*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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