Crowder College, located in Neosho, Missouri, was established in 1963. The school took over the space previously occupied by Fort Crowder. The school is a public, two year institution serving the counties of McDonald and Newton, as well as other outlying areas. The school is named after General Enoch Crowder a well known soldier and statesman from Missouri. Crowder has become known for its alternative energy program which was responsible for the design and development of the first automobile to be solar powered that was able to make a coast to coast journey. The school has maintained its excellence in that particular field, even as it provides educational excellence in other areas of study.
Crowder College offers a large number of programs designed to prepare individuals for academic transfer or prepare them for a career through training and education. Academic transfer programs will have students completing the freshman and sophomore years of a four year education through Crowder College, followed by the application and transfer to a four year institution to complete the final two years of a bachelor's degree. Transfer to public schools in MIssouri is made easier through transfer agreements in place with specific schools allowing for admission of certain criterion are met. Transfer to out of state or private schools is more difficult due to varying admissions requirements and possible credit transfer issues. Students wishing to pursue transfer should consult a counselor to develop a curriculum that best matches one's desired school or schools.
Career training programs take between one and two years to complete and result in a certificate or associate degree. Programs are designed to develop skills and abilities that are necessary to perform as a professional in one's chosen field. Courses are a mixture of practical and theoretical study, allowing student to apply learn methodologies and techniques, particularly in applied science programs, through controlled environments. The experience and confidence one obtains through such practice is beneficial in the pursuit of employment. Graduates will typically seek out job opportunities at the entry level.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Admissions to Crowder College is made easy through the school's open enrollment policy that allows any individual that is 18 years or older, or has a high school diploma or equivalent to submit an application along with transcripts and the payment of tuition in order to be admitted. Students may be asked to take a placement exam, though standardized test scores may be accepted in lieu of such an exam. The school encourages the participation of new students in orientation in order to familiarize themselves with the campus. Additionally, students should make an appointment prior to registration with a counselor to discuss program enrollment and curriculum.
Financial aid is given in the form of loans, grants and scholarships. Loans are the only form of aid that must be repaid. Students in need of financial assistance must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the information from which is used by the school when developing the student's aid packet, specifically identifying the aid needs of the student and what forms of aid he or she is eligible for. Financial aid must be reapplied for prior to each academic year.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $4,900. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $25 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition estimates per year:
- State Residents: $2,000-$2,400
- Out-of-State: $2,900-$3,514
- Part-time students are charged:
- In-State: $82-$98 per unit
- Out-of-State: $120-$150 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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||91%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||89%||$4,190|
|Receiving Student Loans||16%||$4,165|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To support students and graduates, Crowder College may provide student services like:
- Online classes
- Weekend and night classes available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Counseling assistance
- Work study style employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for this school compared to community colleges in Missouri, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.
|Crowder College||Newton County||Missouri|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
Campus: Crowder College
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2014)
- Compare all associate's degree in nursing (ADN) programs in Missouri
- Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program
- Accredited by the Missouri State Board of Nursing (since 1986)
Campus: Crowder College - Webb City
- Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program
- Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 2014)
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.
Get more information about the programs offered by Crowder College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Security and Protective Services
Transportation and Materials Moving
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Crowder College.
- North Arkansas College in Harrison, AR (82 miles away)
- Neosho County Community College in Chanute, KS (85 miles away)
- State Fair Community College in Sedalia, MO (143 miles away)
- University of Arkansas Community College - Morrilton in Morrilton, AR (147 miles away)
- Arkansas State University - Beebe in Beebe, AR (183 miles away)