Coffeyville Community College is a 2 year, public, not-for-profit institution centrally located in Coffeyville, Kansas. Coffeyville Community College boasts three campuses. The main campus is in downtown Coffeyville. The other two campuses, formerly known as the Southeastern Kansas Area Technical School and the Columbus Technical Campus are in Coffeyville and Columbus, respectively. Coffeyville Community College is the product of the Kansas Legislature creating Coffeyville Junior College in 1923. In 1931 it became the first Junior College in Kansas to have its own building. In March of 2001, Dr. Howard “Sam” Bass joined Coffeyville Community College with the Southeastern Area Technical School and the institution became Coffeyville Community College / Area Technical School. Over the years, the institution has garnered many feats of excellence. The Eta Gamma Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society has been named the Most Outstanding Kansas Region Chapter for 10 of the last 11 years. A total of 261 All American Athletes have called Coffeyville Community College home, as have 121 Distinguished Academic All-American Athletes. Athletic programs at Coffeyville have won 11 National Championships. Coffeyville Community College ranks #30 in retention for all United States Community Colleges.
Coffeyville Community College’s Mission is “Coffeyville Community College is dedicated to identifying and addressing community and area needs, providing accessible and affordable quality education and training, and promoting opportunities for lifelong learning”. Coffeyville Community College’s aim is to “strive for continuous improvement through instruction and assessment of knowledge and skills for students’ careers and personal development; create an educational environment for academic and career advising, financial aid counseling, college preparation studies, and access to educational resources; serve the needs of the service area and educational partners by offering academic and technical programs, customized educational and lifelong learning opportunities; and maintain quality comprehensive education at a reasonable cost”.
Coffeyville Community College offers students 24 academic programs, 15 technical programs, and 14 certificate programs. The academic programs cover 30 different academic areas, including: Agriculture, Biology, Athletic Training, Chemistry, Computer Systems Technology, Digital Communications, Education, English / Literature, Foreign Language, Horticulture, Health / Physical Education / Recreation, Humanities, Art, Music, mathematics, Political Science, Pre-Law, Pre-Mortuary Science, Pre-Medical, Pre-Veterinary Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Theater. Technical programs offered by Coffeyville include, but are not limited to: LPN to RN, Medical Administrative Assistant, Business and Computer Technology, Automotive Service, Allied Health, Fire Science, Medical Coding, Welding Technology, and Phlebotomy Technician Training. In addition to these programs, students are also offered many courses online as well as a 64-credit hour Associate of Arts program that can be used as a transferable course of study towards earning a bachelor’s degree from a senior institution such as a college or university. Students have the option of taking many courses in a variety of subjects online in subjects such as: business, art history, English, economics, government, history, education, psychology, sociology, and speech.
Coffeyville Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission North Central Association. In addition to this accreditation, the Medical Assistant program is also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). This institution is a member of the American Association of Community Colleges, the Council of North Central Community Colleges, and the Kansas Association of Community College Trustees. It is important to note that Coffeyville Community College accommodates students with special needs within the guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the 1973 Rehabilitation Act. All students are offered various advising and other services, as well as programs that provide training and education related to the local community. High school students can take advantage of Coffeyville’s Early Start program, in which they can enroll concurrently and take traditional or online courses offered by this school. Students who aim high can apply for Coffeyville Community College’s Honors Program, which aims to further challenge and educate individuals in a more advanced learning environment.
Students at Coffeyville Community College are encouraged to participate in myriad campus organizations and clubs. A student can choose from a wide array of options, including: Academic Excellence Club, Agriculture Club, Business Professionals of America, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, SkillsUSA, Student Government Association, Theater Productions, Student Nurses Association, and varsity sports. The following sports are offered: football, baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, softball, track and field, soccer, softball, and volleyball. Coffeyville also boasts a Rodeo team, which competes through National Rodeo Association regulations. Students may also be eligible to receive athletic scholarships.
The student population at Coffeyville Community College is approximately 1,792, out of which, approximately 609 students are over the age of 25 and approximately 771 are registered as part-time students. Around 81 percent of the student population is not enrolled in distance learning, while around 19 percent are enrolled in at least some. Coffeyville Community College has an open enrollment policy and welcomes around 570 out of state students and 72 foreign students. Around 55 percent of full time students and 71 percent of part-time students come back the year following the beginning of their studies. The overall graduation rate is 35 percent and 18 percent transfer out. The tuition for an in-state student is around $2,080 and out-of-state is $3,648 per academic year. Around 71 percent of students beginning their first year of post-secondary learning receive some kind of financial aid.
Sector Of Institution:Public, 2-year
Highest Level Of Offering:Associate's degree
Adult Age Enrollments:609
Percent Admitted:Open Admissions
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