Highland Community College, Highland (HCC)

606 West Main Street, Highland, KS 66035

HCC Description

Whether you’re just starting your college career or continuing as an adult, the Highland Community College in Highland, Kansas, seeks to be the stepping stone for your professional development through its variety of academics, college life opportunities and close-knit campus community.

If you know which field of study you plan to pursue, you can explore the college’s extensive associate’s degrees, offered in fields like:

  • Agriculture
  • Art
  • Criminal Justice
  • Health Sciences
  • Personal Fitness Training

If you’re unsure about your career goals, the college offers an outstanding general education program designed to help you explore your interests while receiving a foundational education.

Certificate programs are also available in a variety of Allied Health disciplines like CPR, Practical Nursing and Social Service Designee.

To help students discover their potential, the college offers a variety of student activities and organizations. From study skills workshops to the Highland Student Theatre Company to the Kansas National Education Student Program, you’ll find opportunities for your personal and professional development.

The admissions policy of Highland is open, allowing any student who has earned a high school diploma or GED score of 450 the chance to apply.

Tuition is markedly lower for Kansas residents, but all students may apply for financial aid by completing the HCC Application and FAFSA. Forms of aid include Kansas state grants, scholarships and work-study programs.

Quick Facts about Highland Community College, Highland

Region

Midwest

Setting

Rural Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)

Website

highlandcc.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$3,180

Out-of-State Tuition

$4,710

Retention Rate

50%

Enrollment

2,846

Year Established

1858

HCC Students

Total Students
2,846

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
40%
Part-Time
60%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
3%
African American
6%
Caucasian
82%
American Indian or Alaska native
2%
Asian
1%
Unknown and Other
5%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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