Dodge City Community College, located in Dodge City, Kansas, was founded in 1935 and operated out of a high school for 22 years before the enrollment had grown large enough to receive its own campus. The school was given a local school board as part of the state's legislation to make community colleges answerable to the citizen's they serve. Responsibility for Dodge City Community College was given to Dodge County through a unanimous vote. The school is dedicated to providing residents of the community with post secondary education opportunities. The school is also commonly referred to as DC3 and DCCC.
Dodge City Community College offers a variety of programs that allow students to pursue academic transfer or career training opportunities. Academic transfer programs allow students to complete a curriculum that mirrors the first two years of a four year education, followed by transfer to a college or university to complete the final two years and earn a bachelor's degree. Career training programs provide education and skill development in a high demand field for industry with the intention to prepare students for a long term career in that field. Programs take between one and two years to complete and result in a degree or certificate upon completion.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
DCCC is a public, two year, open enrollment institution that allows any student to enroll once they have submitted an application for admission and paid all fees. New students are also asked to provide transcripts and test scores, as well as be prepared to possibly take a placement exam prior to registration. The school also encourages participation in new student orientation and meeting with a counselor prior to their first semester. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships and is awarded based on need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which should be submitted in a timely fashion.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,700. 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 estimates are:
- State Residents: $900-$1,100
- Out-of-State: $1,700-$1,980
- Part-time students are charged:
- State Residents: $70-$84 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $110-$130 per credit 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||85%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||83%||$3,621|
|Receiving Student Loans||29%||$4,610|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help support students, Dodge City Community College may provide student services including:
- Distance learning
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Assisting students to find work
- Child care
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- 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 1983)
- Find all the other nursing programs in Kansas
- Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1969)
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 Dodge City Community 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,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Transportation and Materials Moving
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Dodge City Community College.
- Garden City Community College in Garden City, KS (46 miles away)
- Seward County Community College and Area Technical School in Liberal, KS (70 miles away)
- Pratt Community College in Pratt, KS (73 miles away)
- Barton Community College in Great Bend, KS (83 miles away)
- Frank Phillips College in Borger, TX (165 miles away)