Cowley County Community College Overview
Located in Arkansas City, Kansas, Cowley County Community College is a public institution. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Arkansas City draws many to the area.
What Is Cowley County Community College Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Cowley College.
- In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
Cowley 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 Cowley College.
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Where Is Cowley County Community College?
Contact details for Cowley College are given below.
|Address:||125 S 2Nd St, Arkansas City, KS 67005|
How Do I Get Into Cowley College?
You can apply to Cowley College online at: www.cowley.edu/admissions/apps.html
Can I Afford Cowley County Community College?
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Cowley College, approximately 40% of students took out student loans averaging $3,506 a year. That adds up to $14,024 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Cowley College is 5.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Cowley County Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 1,449 full-time undergraduates at Cowley College, 48% are male and 52% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Cowley County Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||84|
|Hispanic or Latino||170|
Over 31 countries are represented at Cowley College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Brazil, France, and United Kingdom.
Online Learning at Cowley County Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Cowley College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 40th 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 Cowley College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Cowley County Community College was -5.8%. This is the #2,499 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Cowley College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Cowley College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Agriculture & Agriculture Operations||62%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Cowley College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Cowley College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Nuclear & Radiological Technicians||#2|
|Science Technologies / Technicians||#9|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#401|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#465|
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%.
Cowley County Community College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Major||Basic Certificate||Associate’s||Undergraduate Certificate||TOTAL|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||0||338||0||338|
|Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants||136||0||0||136|
|Precision Metal Working||36||14||33||83|
|Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services||45||0||0||45|
|Electromechanical Engineering Technology||13||10||13||36|
|Nuclear & Radiological Technicians||0||33||0||33|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||0||8||14||22|
|Human Development & Family Studies||11||8||0||19|
|Design & Applied Arts||11||7||0||18|
|Vehicle Maintenance & Repair||0||2||10||12|
|Allied Health Professions||0||6||0||6|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||0||0||3||3|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||0||2||0||2|
|Agricultural Economics & Business||0||0||0||0|
|Legal Support Services||0||0||0||0|
*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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