Dodge City Community College

Dodge City, KS 67801
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Dodge City Community College (DCCC aka DC3) is located in Dodge City, Kansas. This public community college was established in 1935. This school offers its students a very good variety of courses and student programs to participate in. Students will be able to work toward earning many different associate degrees and there are also certificate programs to consider. Aside from this, the school is well-known for having a good athletics department. DC3 is a member of the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference in the National Junior College Athletic Association. The school once won a national championship in men's basketball and has both men's and women's teams in many different sports.

DC has a great nursing program that will appeal to students as well. Students will be able to pursue an associate degree in applied science at this school. Students who complete the first year of the ADN course will be able to receive a practical nursing diploma. This diploma entitles students to take the NCLEX-PN licensure examination.  Upon graduation, students will be eligible to take the NCLEX-RN licensure examination. This nursing program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Nursing in Education (ACEN). 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students1,773
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate53%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 1 24
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 1
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 100%
  • NCLEX-RN: 77.9%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1966 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
09/01/1983 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
06/01/1969 - 06/30/2015



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$71/credit
In State Students$109/credit
Out of State Students$117/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $3,195 $4,905 $5,265
ADN 70 $4,970 $7,630 $8,190
BSN 125 $8,875 $13,625 $14,625
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 89% of Dodge City Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 46% $4,657
Other Federal Grant 12% $527
State Grant & Scholarships -- $500
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 69% $1,471
Federal Student Loans 20% $4,356
Private Loans 1% $8,625


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$5,204
$30,001 to $48,000$5,856
$48,001 to $75,000$7,839
$75,001 to $110,000$9,310
Over $110,000$9,676

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Kansas state board of nursing.
Dodge City Community College
2501 N 14th Ave
Dodge City, KS 67801

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