Highland Community College: Review & Facts

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Highland Community College is a small two-year, public school with 3,345 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1858 and is the only school located in Highland, Kansas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
40
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, and 2-year certificate are available at Highland Community College.

Highland Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 40 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, General Studies, Medical, Automotive and Mechanic, and Welding. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
37%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Highland Community College is very low at 37% (way below Kansas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Highland Community College is low: 33%. Nearly 31% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Highland Community College is reasonably decent: 20:1. Read more details about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$3,500
Low
Average tuition price is extremely low - around $2,200 per year. The additional fees at Highland Community College (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $1,300; this makes it a total of $3,500 annually.

Read the details about Highland Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Highland Community College will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Highland Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (785) 442-6000 or check Highland Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,600
Low
Highland Community College offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Highland Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
Highland Community College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 500 students, which provides a good on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low - approximately $3,600 a year.

Based on the college crime data, Highland Community College appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Highland Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Highland Community College, 606 W Main, Highland, Kansas 66035-4165, USA
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