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Colby Community College Named One of the Top 10 Public Community Colleges

Colby Community College has been chosen as one of the top 10 community colleges in the country according to Bankrate, Inc.  In a recent release by Bankrate, Inc., “CCC wins the accolade as one of the top community colleges because of its 10 to 1 student/faculty ratio, low in-state tuition, and the fact that 97 percent of full-time, first-time students receive some grant or scholarship aid.  In addition to getting a cost break, students also receive direct attention from their instructors.  Besides maintaining a low student/faculty ratio, Colby makes an effort to accommodate students who may not be able to make it to the main campus by offering courses through 24 locations spread throughout 14 surrounding countries.
The rankings were based on six criteria:  graduation rate; student retention rate; the student/faculty ratio; the school’s in-state tuition and fees; the percentage of full-time first-time undergraduates receiving financial aid; and the average amount of grant aid they received from federal, state and private sources combined. Read the full article...

Why Community College?

Community colleges offer students the opportunity to save money while earning a degree, preparing for transfer to a four-year college or university, or getting training or re-training for a new career. Community college graduates, on average, earn more money and are more likely to be employed than those whose education stopped in high school.

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