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Garden City Community College

801 Campus Dr, Garden City, KS

Campus image of Garden City Community College

In 1919, Garden City Community College opened its doors to meet the post-secondary needs of its local community. Nearly a hundred years later, it still stands as a bastion of higher learning on the Kansas landscape. A member of the Kansas Jayhawks Community College Conference, GCCC offers a variety of “Broncbuster” and “Lady Broncbuster” sports programs.

Garden City is known for its accredited nursing program. The school also offers associate degrees according to academic divisions and course certification in various disciplines, including business, cosmetology, and criminal justice. And the school’s continuing education program has adult education classes and community education.

With residence halls and a notable athletics division, GCCC outshines many other public community colleges. Students who live on campus are able to enjoy a total college experience without traveling far from home or paying “the big bucks” the same experience would cost at a larger institution. With its proven record, prestigious athletics, and very affordable tuition, Garden city is a great place to start your post-secondary education!

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,300. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. 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: $2,400-$2,918
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $57-$68 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $76-$91 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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid96%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships89%$4,285
Receiving Student Loans35%$3,811
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Garden City Community College may offer student services including:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment

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 Garden City Community College compared to community colleges in Kansas, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.

 Garden City Community CollegeFinney CountyKansas
Graduation Rate33.4%-33.7%
Transfer-out Rate17.0%-23.5%

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 1982)
    • Find all the other nursing programs in Kansas
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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.

Get more information about the programs offered by Garden 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,...)

Agriculture Operations

Architecture

    Biological and Biomedical Sciences

    Business and Marketing Studies

    Communications and Journalism

    Computer and Information Sciences

    Education

    Engineering

    Engineering Technology

    English Language and Literature

    Family and Consumer Sciences

    Health and Clinical Professions

    Legal Professions and Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Mechanic and Repair Technology

    Personal and Culinary Services

    Physical Sciences

    Precision Production

    Psychology

    Public Administration and Social Services

    Recreation and Fitness Studies

    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Visual and Performing Arts

    Other Community Colleges Nearby

    The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Garden City Community College.

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    Admissions Office

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    Overall Rating: 3 / 5 Stars

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    nan%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    96%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    16:1

    DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
    2

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $3,948