Garden City Community College

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General Information

Admission Office

801 Campus Drive

Garden City, KS 67846-6333

(620) 276-9608

(800) 658-1696

Fax: (620) 276-9650

Contact: Nikki Geier

Director of Admissions
Main Address

801 Campus Drive

Garden City, KS 67846-6333

(620) 276-7611

Total undergrads: 1,984


Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Additional requirements and/or an additional application is required for Nursing, Automotive Technology, Industrial Maintenance Technology, Emergency Medical Services Technology, Information Technology, and John Deere Agricultural Technology programs.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business A
Agriculture – General A
Agronomy/Crop Science A
Animal Sciences A
Farm/Ranch Management A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Arts – General A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Music – General A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Administrative/Secretarial Services C
Business – General A

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric A
Journalism A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A
Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A


Art Teacher Education A
Business Teacher Education A
Chemistry Teacher Education A
Early Childhood Education A
Education – General A
Elementary Education A
Health Teacher Education A
History Teacher Education A
Junior High Education A
Mathematics Education A
Music Teacher Education A
Physical Education A
Physics Teacher Education A
Reading Teacher Education A
Science Teacher Education A
Secondary Education A
Social Science Teacher Education A
Social Studies Teacher Education A


Engineering – General A
Engineering Science A

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A
Family/Consumer Sciences – General A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Behavioral Sciences A
Natural Sciences A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Forestry – General A
Natural Resources Management/Policy A
Wildlife/Wilderness Management A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A

Personal & Culinary Services

Cosmetology C

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Physical Sciences – General A


Psychology – General A

Security & Protective Services

Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Law Enforcement Administration A
Police Science A

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Garden City Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 801 Campus Dr, Garden City, KS 67846-6333
Setting: Town: Remote
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,892
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,107 (59% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $3,240
Out-of-state Tuition: $3,810
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 91%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,576

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Garden City Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Garden City Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 53
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 22
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 1
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 11
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 38
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 3
Personal and Culinary Services 11
Physical Sciences 2
Precision Production 21
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 1
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Grand total 1638

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Garden City Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $3,240
Out-of-state $3,810
Books and supplies $600

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 398 91%
Grant or scholarship aid 369 84% $4,576
Student loan aid 94 22% $4,520

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,272 66% $4,054
Federal student loans 761 40% $5,344

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Garden City Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Garden City Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Garden City Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 1,892
Undergraduate enrollment 1,892
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Garden City Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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