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Colby Community College (CCC)

1255 S Range, Colby, KS

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  • Phone: (785) 460-4690

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (785) 460-4695

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Colby Community College, located in Colby, Kansas, is a small public community college with an enrollment of 1,505 students. Students at Colby never have to feel like “just a number”; they can get a higher education in a personalized, intimate environment. Colby offers associate degrees in many fields for students planning to transfer to baccalaureate institutions for higher degrees. The school also has an array of certification programs for those who want to move directly into the workplace. And for the adult learner seeking an ongoing education, Colby has adult education schedules to fit the more complicated adult lifestyle.

College students spend plenty of time in the classroom and library studying and preparing for their future lives. But Colby’s mission is to help them develop as well-rounded individuals, academically and personally. For this reason, the college offers a variety of clubs and activities ranging in focus from religious and special interest to educational/departmental. There’s something for every taste!

Although CCC is a desirable post-secondary choice for many reasons, the tuition rate will make you happy. Colby tuition is thousands and thousands of dollars below the U.S. college and university average tuition rate. And check out the financial aid office for information on grants, loans, scholarships, work study, and Thomas County tuition grants. Start your future at Colby!

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Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,700. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range:
    • State Residents: $1,800-$2,200
    • Out-of-State: $3,500-$4,186
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • In-State: $95-$110 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $150-$180 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid97%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships93%$4,181
Receiving Student Loans39%$4,170

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 5%.

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Colby Community College may provide student services like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Physical Therapy Assistant (P.T.A.) Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (since 1975)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program (more info)

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Agriculture Operations

  • Agricultural Business (A)
  • Horse Husbandry, Equine Science and Management (A)
  • Farm and Ranch Management (A, C)
  • Livestock Management (C)
  • Animal Husbandry and Production (C)
  • Agronomy and Crop Science (A)

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

  • Radio and Television (A, C)

Computer and Information Sciences

  • Computer (A)
  • Information Technology (C)
  • Computer Software and Media Applications
  • System, Networking, and Lan or Wan Management


Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Security and Protective Services

  • Police Science (A)

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