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Garden City Community College Overview

Garden City Community College is a public institution located in Garden City, Kansas. The surrounding location of Garden City is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

What Is Garden City Community College Known For?

435 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Garden City Community College.
  • In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

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Garden City 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 Garden City Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Food Processing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Garden City Community College?

Location of Garden City Community College

Contact details for Garden City Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 801 Campus Dr, Garden City, KS 67846-6333
Phone: 620-276-7611
Website: www.gcccks.edu

How Do I Get Into Garden City Community College?

You can apply to Garden City Community College online at: www.gcccks.edu/admissions/application_for_admission.aspx

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

Can I Afford Garden City Community College?

29% Take Out Loans
7.5% 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 Garden City Community College, approximately 29% of students took out student loans averaging $3,953 a year. That adds up to $15,812 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Garden City Community College is 7.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Garden City Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,144 Full-Time Undergraduates
48% Women
65% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,917 undergraduate students at Garden City Community College, with 1,144 being full-time and 773 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Garden City Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,144 full-time undergraduates at Garden City Community College, 52% are male and 48% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Garden City Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Garden City Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Garden City Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 33
Black or African American 162
Hispanic or Latino 514
White 377
International Students 20
Other Races/Ethnicities 38

Over 23 countries are represented at Garden City Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Brazil, Canada, and Australia.

Online Learning at Garden City Community College

188 Took All Classes Online
661 Took At Least One Class Online
28.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 661 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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Online Growth Rankings of Garden City Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Garden City Community College was 28.8%. This is the #720 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Garden City Community College regardless of major.

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%.

Garden City 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 76 0 76
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 47 0 47
General Business/Commerce 0 40 0 40
Precision Metal Working 17 0 18 35
Nursing 0 32 0 32
Cosmetology 0 0 32 32
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 30 30
Agricultural Production 6 9 2 17
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 14 3 17
Food Processing 2 9 4 15
Marketing 12 3 0 15
Agricultural Mechanization 0 11 0 11
General Education 0 11 0 11
Allied Health Professions 0 10 0 10
Computer Information Systems 0 9 0 9
Health Sciences & Services 0 8 0 8
General Engineering 0 6 0 6
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 6 0 6
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 2 2 4
General Biology 0 3 0 3
Social Work 0 3 0 3
Health & Physical Education 0 2 0 2
Fire Protection 0 2 0 2
Communication & Media Studies 0 1 0 1
Chemistry 0 1 0 1
General Psychology 0 1 0 1
General Social Sciences 0 1 0 1
Industrial Production Technology 0 0 0 0
General English Literature 0 0 0 0
General Family & Consumer Sciences 0 0 0 0
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 0 0 0
Mathematics 0 0 0 0
General Physical Sciences 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 37 307 91 435

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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