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Education at Highland Community College

Every education school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the education program at Highland Community College stacks up to those at other schools.

Highland Community College is located in Highland, Kansas and approximately 3,260 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Education section at the bottom of this page.

Highland Community College Education Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Education

Online Classes Are Available at Highland Community College

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Highland Community College offers distance education options for education at the following degree levels:

  • Associate’s Degree

Highland Community College Education Rankings

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Education Student Demographics at Highland Community College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the education majors at Highland Community College.

Highland Community College Education Associate’s Program

30% Women
55% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
For the most recent academic year available, 70% of education associate's degrees went to men and 30% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in education only graduates about 11% men each year. The program at Highland Community College may seem more male-friendly since it graduates 60% more women than average.

Highland Community College Gender Breakdown of Education Associate's Degree Grads

Highland Community College does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in education graduates 10% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Highland Community College with a associate's in education.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Education Majors at Highland Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 16
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 18
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 7

Concentrations Within Education

Education majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Highland Community College. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
General Education 44

Careers That Education Grads May Go Into

A degree in education can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for KS, the home state for Highland Community College.

Occupation Jobs in KS Average Salary in KS
Teacher Assistants 19,390 $24,650
Elementary School Teachers 16,320 $51,020
High School Teachers 11,660 $51,490
Middle School Teachers 6,480 $51,790
Coaches and Scouts 3,750 $35,390


*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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