Fort Scott Community College, located in Fort Scott, Kansas, is a public two year institution that provides educational opportunities for residents of its service area. The school is the oldest community college in Kansas and was founded in 1919. The school maintains multiple campuses in order to better provide coverage and access to residents of the school's service area. The school also maintains multiple services and programs unrelated to academics, including a strong intercollegiate athletic program.
Fort Scott Community College provides students with multiple programs and opportunities that allow students to choose the path that best reflect their goals. Academic transfer programs allow students to complete the first two years of a four year education, followed by transfer to a four year institution to complete the final two years and earn their bachelor's degree. Career training programs provide education in high demand fields and industries that allow students to enter the workforce as professionals. Programs take between one and two years to complete and result in a degree or certificate.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Fort Scott Community College allows any individual who is eighteen years of age or has earned a high school diploma to enroll by completing the application and paying all fees as part of the school's open enrollment policy. Students should supply transcripts and test scores, as well as participate in new student enrollment and meet with a counselor prior to registration. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships and are awarded based on need as determined by the information provided by the student in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $5,100. 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: $1,500-$1,800
- Out-of-State: $3,300-$3,924
- Part-time students are charged:
- In-State: $94-$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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||94%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||82%||$4,143|
|Receiving Student Loans||78%||$3,083|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To support students and graduates, Fort Scott Community College may provide services like those listed below:
- Distance learning
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Student employment
- Assisting students to find work
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares Fort Scott Community College against community colleges in Kansas.
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 1986)
- Find all the other nursing programs in Kansas
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 Fort Scott 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,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
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 Fort Scott Community College.
- Neosho County Community College in Chanute, KS (42 miles away)
- Coffeyville Community College in Coffeyville, KS (74 miles away)
- Manhattan Area Technical College in Manhattan, KS (140 miles away)
- Highland Community College in Highland, KS (144 miles away)
- Cloud County Community College in Concordia, KS (199 miles away)