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Neosho County Community College has been working with students to meet their academic and career goals in Chanute, Kansas since 1936.


Students at Neosho County Community College can work toward an Associate Degree or Certificate through an accredited program.

The Associate Degree track enables you to pursue an education that allows you to begin work immediately after graduation or transfer to a four-year university. Programs vary in topic from Art to Industrial Engineering to Secondary Education. In total, there are 18 different fields to choose from for a focus.

For students seeking education that is skill-specific, a Certificate Program is more appropriate. Neosho County Community College offers a Certificate in 21 different programs, ranging in focus from Health Information Technology to Welding.

Neosho prides itself on being able to provide students with a hands-on learning environment as well as individualized attention. The student-teacher ratio is 18:1 and the average class size is 12 students. Each student is also given an academic advisor in their related field, giving them course-related guidance throughout their time at Neosho.

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While Neosho County Community College is an open admissions college, students must meet one of the following requirements to attend:

  • A graduate of an accredited high school
  • An individual who has successfully completed the General Education Diploma, or GED
  • Any person who can benefit from higher education, providing that his or her high school class has graduated
  • High school juniors, seniors, or other gifted students who have received permission from their respective high school
  • Home school students as well as individuals from non-accredited high schools who have an ACT score that is higher than 20 and an SAT score that is greater than 850
  • In order to graduate from Neosho, students must have a high school or GED diploma
  • To gain admission, students must submit an application. Along with the application, students must also provide high school or college transcripts as well as SAT or ACT scores. It’s also recommended that students tour the campus to get an idea of feel and fit in and outside of the classroom.

    Financial Aid

    Once you have completed the admissions process for Neosho County Community College, it’s important to begin the financial aid process as soon as possible. You should begin the process before you’ve heard back about a decision. Applying early helps you receive maximum consideration.

    First, you must complete and submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Students seeking admission at Neosho should also consider applying for scholarships. Applications are available after January 1st and must be submitted by May 1st.

    Roughly 90% of the student body at Neosho County Community College receives financial aid of some sort. The college accepts grants, low interest loans, work-study opportunities, and scholarships. There are also a variety of scholarships available through the college and can be applied for at the financial aid office.

    Students living in Neosho district pay less than in-state and out-of-state residents. However, generally speaking, students attending Neosho are still saving on college tuition bills because of the low cost of attendance.

    Student Financial Aid Details

    Ranks 5823rd for the average student loan amount.
    Secrets to getting the best scholarships and financial aid in Kansas.


    Over 50% of the student body attends full-time, and about three-fourths of students are from Kansas while the rest are from out of state. Also, almost 15% of the student body is multicultural and a few international students attend Neosho County Community College as well.

    Neosho County Community College has 20 student clubs and organizations that enable students to get involved in their school outside of the classroom. In addition to vocal music and theatre productions, students can get involved in organizations like the Forensics and Debate Team as well as the Student Senate, which plans campus events.

    Students on campus can take advantage of the Center for Academic and Vocational Excellence, or CAVE. It’s not only a free computer lab but also provides services like free tutoring, placement testing, GED preparation, and adult basic education classes.

    Unlike most community colleges, Neosho actually has on-campus housing available to students. Bideu Hall was constructed in 2000 and provides living accommodations for up to 200 students per semester. The Hall comes with TV and gaming rooms as well as study lounges. Students also receive free Internet and cable.

    Student Enrollment Demographics


    Student athletes can participate in a variety or sports:

  • Baseball
  • Men’s and Women’s Basketball
  • Cheer/Dance
  • Men’s and Women’s Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track/Cross Country
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Scholarships based on academic and athletic performance are also available for student athletes.

    Information Summary

    Ranks 45th in Kansas and 3183rd overall
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    Campus Crime Statistics

      Incidents per 100 Students
    Aggravated assault N/A N/A
    Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
    Rape N/A N/A
    Robbery N/A N/A
    Arson N/A N/A
    Burglary N/A N/A
    Larceny N/A N/A
    Vehicle theft N/A N/A
    Arrest N/A N/A

    Local Crime Statistics

      Incidents per 100 People
    Aggravated assault 30 0.33
    Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
    Forcible Rape 7 0.08
    Robbery N/A N/A
    Arson N/A N/A
    Burglary 121 1.32
    Larceny 169 1.84
    Vehicle theft 16 0.17

    Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

    Reported area around or near Chanute, KS 66720
    Surrounding communityRemote town (over 35 mi. away from an urban cluster)
    Total Population11,699 (9,228 urban / 2,471 rural)
    Households4,750 (2.38 people per house)
    Median Household Income$32,218
    Families3,202 (2.91 people per family)

    Carnegie Foundation Classification

    Associate's — Public Rural-serving Medium
    Undergraduate PopulationHigher part-time two-year
    EnrollmentExclusively undergraduate two-year
    Size & SettingSmall two-year

    General Characteristics

    Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
    Highest offeringAssociate's degree
    Calendar SystemSemester
    Years of college work requiredN/A
    Variable Tuition
    Religious AffiliationN/A
    Congressional District2002

    Special Learning Opportunities

    Distance LearningN/A
    ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
    Study Abroad
    Weekend College
    Teacher Certification

    Student Tuition Costs and Fees

    Ranks 2766th for total cost of attendance
      In District In State Out of State
    Effective as of 2014-09-19
    FT Undergraduate Tuition $1,792 $1,792 $1,792
    FT Undergraduate Required Fees $1,184 $1,184 $1,184
    PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $56 $56 $56
    FT Graduate Tuition N/A N/A N/A
    FT Graduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
    PT Graduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
    Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $15,264 $15,264 $15,264
    Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $15,264 $15,264 $15,264
    Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $8,264 $8,264 $8,264

    Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

    Prior year cost comparison
      In District In State Out of State
    Published Tuition & Fees $3,744 $3,638 $3,744 $3,638 $3,744 $3,638
      Cost (regardless of residency)
    Effective as of 2014-09-19
    Books & Supplies $880 $940
    On-Campus – Room & Board $6,000 $6,800
    On-Campus – Other Expenses $3,640 $3,222
    Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $6,000 $6,800
    Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $3,640 $3,222
    Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $3,640 $3,222

    Admission Criteria

     = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
    Open Admissions
    Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A /  N/A
    College Prep. CompletionN/A
    Formal competency demoN/A
    Admission test scoresN/A
    Other testsN/A

    Admission Credits Accepted

    Dual Credit
    Life Experience
    Advanced Placement (AP)

    Athletics - Association Memberships

    Sports / Athletic Conference Memberships NJCAA

    Student Services

    Remedial Services
    Academic / Career Counseling
    PT Cost-defraying Employment
    Career Placement
    On-Campus Day Care
    Library Facility

    Student Living

    First-time Room / Board Required
    Dorm Capacity294
    Meals per Week19
    Room FeeN/A
    Board FeeN/A

    Faculty Compensation / Salaries

    Ranks 4289th for the average full-time faculty salary.
    Effective as of 2014-09-20
    Tenure system N/A
    Average FT Salary $41,670 ($41,462 male / $39,505 female)
    Number of FT Faculty 59 (25 male / 34 female)
    Number of PT Faculty 192
    FT Faculty Ratio 0.3 : 1
    Total Benefits $347,119

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    Chanute, KS 66720
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