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Liberal Arts degree gets high marks

Liberal Arts degree gets high marks

Fri May 7, 2021

Colby Community College ranks third in the Best Associate Degree in Liberal Arts study conducted by Best Value Schools, a higher education resource for students and parents. 

The schools were measured with a matrix of cost, faculty-to-student ratio, and graduation rate. CCC's average tuition is $131 per credit hour, with about 18 students for every faculty member. The college posted a graduation rate of 42.2 percent.

In recent years, CCC has seen a growth in enrollment with investments in a new advising center and various marketing campaigns. The institution historically is at or near the top for graduation and retention rates in Kansas.