Independence Community College

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General Information

Admission Office

1057 West College Avenue

Independence, KS 67301

(620) 331-4100

(800) 842-6063

Fax: (620) 331-0946

Contact: Brittany Thorton

Director of Admissions
Main Address

1057 West College Avenue

Independence, KS 67301

(620) 331-4100

Degree-seeking undergrads: 622


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

Not reported

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business A

Arts, Visual & Performing

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

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A
Botany A
Zoology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C
Office Clerical Services A,C

Communications & Journalism

Advertising A
Broadcast Journalism A
Communications/Rhetoric A
Journalism A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A,C
Computer Systems Analysis A,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Data Processing Technology A,C
Information Sciences/Systems A,C


Art Teacher Education A
Biology Teacher Education A
Chemistry Teacher Education A
Computer Teacher Education A
Counselor Education A
Early Childhood Education A
Education – General A
Elementary Education A
English Teacher Education A
Health Teacher Education A
History Teacher Education A
Junior High Education A
Mathematics Education A
Music Teacher Education A
Physical Education A
Sales/Marketing Education A
Science Teacher Education A
Social Science Teacher Education A
Social Studies Teacher Education A
Technology/Industrial Arts Education A


Architectural Engineering A
Chemical Engineering A
Civil Engineering A
Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A
Civil Engineering/Technology A
Drafting and Design Technology A,C

English Language & Literature

American Literature A
English Composition A
English Language & Literature – General A
Technical/Business Writing A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A
French A
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Medical Administrative Assistance A,C
Nursing Assistance A,C


History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A,C
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A
Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Applied Mathematics A
Mathematics – General A
Statistics A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A


Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A
Social Work A

Social Sciences

Economics A
Political Science/Government A
Social Sciences – General A
Sociology 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.

Independence Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (620) 331-4100
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 1057 West College Avenue, Independence, KS 67301-0708
Setting: Town: Remote
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 890
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 540 (61% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $4,416
Out-of-state Tuition: $4,640
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 97%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,151

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

Independence Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Independence Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 4
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 34
Education 2
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 63
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Personal and Culinary Services 31
Social Sciences 1
Visual and Performing Arts 3
Grand total 1227

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Independence 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 $4,416
Out-of-state $4,640
Books and supplies $816

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 215 97%
Grant or scholarship aid 209 94% $5,151
Student loan aid 104 47% $3,667

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 855 94% $3,189
Federal student loans 256 28% $3,993

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Independence 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 Independence 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

Independence Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 890
Undergraduate enrollment 890
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

Independence Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

*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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