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Allen County Community College Overview

Allen County Community College is a public institution located in Iola, Kansas. Iola is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

What Is Allen County Community College Known For?

521 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Allen Community College is the associate's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 22% of the faculty were full-time.

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Allen County Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Allen Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Online Health Aids/Attendants/Orderlies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Online Physics Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Most Popular Online Agricultural Economics & Business Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#32 Most Popular Biological & Biomedical Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#32 Most Popular General Biology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#115 Most Popular Health & Medical Administrative Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Allen County Community College?

Location of Allen County Community College

Contact details for Allen Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1801 N Cottonwood, Iola, KS 66749
Phone: 620-365-5116
Website: www.allencc.edu

How Do I Get Into Allen Community College?

You can apply to Allen Community College online at: www.allencc.edu

As long as you submit the requested materials to Allen County Community College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Allen County Community College?

28% Take Out Loans
13.8% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Allen Community College, approximately 28% of students took out student loans averaging $4,274 a year. That adds up to $17,096 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Allen Community College is 13.8%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Allen County Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,017 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,407 undergraduate students at Allen Community College, with 1,017 being full-time and 1,390 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Allen Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,017 full-time undergraduates at Allen Community College, 43% are male and 57% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Allen Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Allen County Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Allen Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 14
Black or African American 86
Hispanic or Latino 108
White 748
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 61

Over 7 countries are represented at Allen Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Australia, Canada, and China.

Online Learning at Allen County Community College

1,360 Took All Classes Online
1,883 Took At Least One Class Online
16.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,883 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Allen Community College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 12th most popular in Kansas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Allen Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Allen County Community College was 16.7%. This is the #82 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Allen Community College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Allen Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Agricultural Economics & Business 67%
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 67%
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 25%
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 33%
Business Administration & Management 30%
Business, Management & Marketing 36%
Computer & Information Sciences 36%
Computer Systems Networking 45%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 50%
Education 30%
Engineering 60%
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 58%
General Biology 33%
General Education 44%
General Engineering 60%
General Psychology 50%
General Sales & Marketing 90%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 48%
Health Aids/Attendants/Orderlies 2%
Health Professions 28%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 50%
Human Development & Family Studies 58%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 15%
Liberal Arts General Studies 15%
Management Information Systems 17%
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 27%
Psychology 50%
Social Sciences 33%
Sociology 33%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Allen Community College ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Allen Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Linguistics & Comparative Literature #1
Building Management & Inspection #1
General Agriculture #1
Construction Trades #1
Human Development & Family Studies #1
Library Science #1
Drama & Theater Arts #1
Health Aids/Attendants/Orderlies #1
Library & Information Science #1
Music #1
Physics #1
General Engineering #1
General Physical Sciences #1
Chemistry #1
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations #2
Mathematics #2
Business Support & Assistant Services #2
Fine & Studio Arts #2
General Visual & Performing Arts #2
Agricultural Economics & Business #2
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants #2
Mathematics & Statistics #2
Foreign Languages & Linguistics #2
Health/Medical Prep Programs #3
General Sales & Marketing #3
English Language & Literature #3
Sociology #3
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #3
General Biology #3
Engineering #3
Writing Studies #3
Physical Sciences #3
Allied Health Professions #4
Biological & Biomedical Sciences #4
History #5
Computer Science #5
General Education #5
History #5
Computer Software & Applications #5
Computer Systems Networking #6
Health & Physical Education #6
Teacher Education Subject Specific #6
Management Information Systems #7
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies #7
Non-Professional General Legal Studies #8
Visual & Performing Arts #9
Social Work #9
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services #11
Communication & Media Studies #11
Mental & Social Health Services #13
Legal Professions #14
Communication & Journalism #15
General Business/Commerce #16
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #17
Liberal Arts General Studies #17
General Psychology #18
Social Sciences #19
Public Administration & Social Service #20
Psychology #22
Computer & Information Sciences #28
Accounting #28
Criminal Justice & Corrections #30
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #31
Education #33
Health & Medical Administrative Services #35
Business Administration & Management #43
Health Professions #49
Business, Management & Marketing #50

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Allen County Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 106 0 0 106
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 59 0 59
General Biology 0 55 0 55
Business Administration & Management 0 49 4 53
Health Aids/Attendants/Orderlies 45 2 0 47
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 27 0 27
General Education 0 25 0 25
General Psychology 0 24 0 24
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 10 8 18
Management Information Systems 0 12 0 12
Human Development & Family Studies 0 6 6 12
Computer Systems Networking 0 0 11 11
General Sales & Marketing 0 10 0 10
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 10 0 10
Sociology 0 9 0 9
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 8 0 8
Allied Health Professions 0 7 0 7
Communication & Media Studies 0 6 0 6
General Engineering 0 5 0 5
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 1 3 4
Mental & Social Health Services 0 4 0 4
Computer Software & Applications 0 3 0 3
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 2 0 2
Mathematics 0 2 0 2
General Physical Sciences 0 2 0 2
General Agriculture 0 0 0 0
Accounting 0 0 0 0
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 0 0 0
General Business/Commerce 0 0 0 0
Computer Science 0 0 0 0
Building Management & Inspection 0 0 0 0
Writing Studies 0 0 0 0
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 0 0 0
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 0 0 0
History 0 0 0 0
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 0 0 0 0
Library & Information Science 0 0 0 0
Health & Physical Education 0 0 0 0
Chemistry 0 0 0 0
Physics 0 0 0 0
Social Work 0 0 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 0 0 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 0 0
Music 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 151 338 32 521

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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