Colby Community College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Colby, KS

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How much is the Colby CC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Colby CC's tuition & fees is $4,196 for Kansas residents and $5,736 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $15,552 for Kansas residents and $17,092 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

Colby CC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Kansas Residents Tuition & Fees$4,196
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$5,736
Books & Supplies Costs$1,018
On-campus Room & Board$7,174
On-campus Expenses$3,164
Off-campus Room & Board$8,026
Off-campus Expenses$3,164
2023-2024 Estimates
Kansas Residents Tuition & Fees$4,387
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$5,925

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Colby CC' tuition is much lower than the average tuition of $12,949. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Kansas, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $8,834.
Colby Community College$4,196$5,736
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,570
Public Schools$7,197$12,949
Private Schools$20,875
Kansas 2-4 Years Colleges$15,957
Public Schools$5,756$8,834
Private Schools$20,986

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Colby CC and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Colby Community CollegeColby, KS$4,196$5,736
Cloud County Community CollegeConcordia, KS$3,390$4,140
Cowley County Community CollegeArkansas City, KS$4,650$6,150
Highland Community CollegeHighland, KS$3,330$4,116
Hutchinson Community CollegeHutchinson, KS$3,720$4,650
Pratt Community CollegePratt, KS$4,164$4,712

Financial Aid and COA

At Colby Community College, 785 students (60%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $4,955.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Colby CC is $12,137 for students living on-campus and $12,989 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 139 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $5,575 and the average amount of student loans is $4,892.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Kansas ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$15,552$17,092
COA (off-campus)$16,404$17,944
Tuition & Fees$4,196$5,736
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$11,356$11,356
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$12,208$12,208
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$10,597$12,137
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$11,449$12,989
Average Financial Aid$4,955$4,955
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship78560%$4,955
Pell Grants34826%$4,566
Federal Student Loan22817%$5,678
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid13991%-
Grants or Scholarships13488%$5,575
Federal Grants6945%$6,739
Pell Grants6341%$4,964
Other Federal Grants6945%$2,207
State/Local Grants53%$1,242
Institutional Grants8354%$3,323
Student Loan Aid3422%$4,892
Federal Student Loans3422%$4,892
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level5858$5,785
110,001 or more77$4,445

Student Population

Colby Community College has a total of 1,380 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 399 male students and 918 female students attending Colby CC. The school offers online degree programs and 609 students enrolled online exclusively (44.13% of all students).
Undergraduate1,317 399918

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1255 S Range, Colby, KS
Degree & Programs
Program Offered37 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population1,380
Graduation Rate46%
Transfer-out Rate17%
Retention Rate69% (Full-time), 33% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate19 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties48 (Full-time), 4 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs111 (Full-time), 19 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$45,254
Average Staff Salary$44,072