Colby Community College is located in the northwest corner of Kansas, approximately 50 miles from the Colorado and Nebraska borders. The area is part of the High Plains, sweeping upward to the Rocky Mountains 250 miles to the west.
In addition to the main 80-acre campus in Colby, the college operates a 60-acre agricultural center east of the city. Students in agriculture-related programs utilize the college farm as a hands-on laboratory and training facility. A pioneer in outreach education, CCC accommodates hundreds of off-campus students by offering classes at 24 locations in the 14-county service area.
Programs. Colby Community College offers a myriad of choices when it comes to selecting a program of study. There are over 60 academic and vocational programs to choose from in many of today’s high-demand career fields. Academic programs focus on fulfilling general education requirements to prepare students for successful transfer to a four-year institution or entry into the job market. Vocational programs feature two years of intensive training preparing students for employment immediately upon graduation.
Financial Aid. A variety of options are possible to finance your education. Over 90 percent of CCC students receive some form of financial assistance. Over one-third of CCC students receive scholarships. Pell grants, college work-study, student loans, and many other forms of financial assistance are given according to financial need to further reduce the already low cost of attending CCC.
Athletics. Colby Community College is a member of the prestigious, nationally-known Jayhawk Conference. Varsity sports include basketball, wrestling, volleyball, track, cross country, softball, baseball and rodeo. In addition, CCC has an enthusiastic cheerleading squad. Students at CCC enjoy a variety of activities including intramural sports and several clubs and organizations. The college also offers a fitness center and indoor swimming pool for student and public use.
Student Right to Know. Detailed information and data (regarding graduation and retention rates, student ethnicity and gender statistics, financial aid recipients, and more) as well as a link to the most current IPEDS report is available through College Navigator, a service provided by National Center for Education Statistics.
1255 S. Range Ave, Colby, KS 67701
Main Number: 785.462.3984. Toll Free: 888.634.9350.
Arrange a campus visit by calling the Admissions Office toll free at the number above.