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Colby Community College

Colby, KS 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

About Colby Community College

Colby Community College Overview

Colby Community College is a public, state school in the small town setting of Colby, Kansas. Colby Community College was founded in 1964 and enrolls 1,451 undergrads and no graduate students. Colby Community College provides on-campus housing for up to 424 students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 60% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

Student Activities at Colby Community College

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Colby Community College's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Colby Community College students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Colby Community College does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Colby Community College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Colby Community College on the Student Life page.

2022 Colby Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.0
In-State Tuition $2,595
Out-of-State $4,135

Is Colby Community College a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer idea of what Colby Community College offers and if the school seems like a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Colby Community College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Colby Community College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Colby Community College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Colby Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Colby Community College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Colby Community College's endowment was valued at $3.4 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, Colby Community College spends about $3,780 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Colby Community College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Colby Community College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Colby Community College.

Based on this information, does Colby Community College seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Colby Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Colby Community College Located?

Colby Community College is located in the small town setting of Colby, Kansas.

If you are interested in seeing Colby Community College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 70 to Colby, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Denver International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Colby Community College and Colby are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1255 South Range Colby, KS 67701-4099

Campus Setting: Small Town

Colby Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Colby Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Colby Community College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Colby Community College ACT Scores

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Colby Community College SAT Scores

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Colby Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$10,273

In State

$11,813

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$2,539
$4,079
Fees
$1,395
$1,395
Housing
$6,339
$6,339
Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Colby Community College is like? There are approximately 1,451 students enrolled at Colby Community College. 50% percent of students attend school full-time, 70% percent are from KS and 30% percent of students are from other states.

50%

Full Time

50%

Part Time

70%

In State

30%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,451

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$3,934

Out-of-State

$5,474

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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