Fort Scott Community College

Fort Scott, KS 66701

Fort Scott Community College (FSCC) is located in Fort Scott Kansas. This is a school that was established way back in 1919. It currently serves over 2,000 students and it offers all students great educational opportunities. This is one of the oldest community colleges in Kansas and it offers a diverse range of different classes. Students can pursue associate degrees in various fields or they can choose to go after certificates that can further their career prospects. FSCC even has courses that cover technical repairs of various types of vehicles. This school has a good athletics department, too, and has many sports teams for students to participate in or to cheer on.

FSCC has a nursing program that has been educating nurses in the area for a long time. Students will be able to earn an associate of applied science degree in nursing at this school. All students will need to complete the prerequisites ahead of signing up for the program.  Graduates of the program will be eligible and fully prepared to take the NCLEX-RN licensure exam. FSCC's nursing program is approved by the Kansas State Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. 

The ADN program also offers an advance-standing option for LPNs. All students must complete the following prerequisites with a 3.0 GPA before applying: Anatomy and Physiology (within 7 years prior to admission), General Psychology, College Algebra or Applied Math for Nursing,  English 101, and Nutrition.


Campus LocaleRemote Town
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate56%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 1 19
Certificate 18 194
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 87.9%

Compare Schools

Frequently compared schools

Allen County Community College
offers 3 nursing programs
Coffeyville Community College
offers 3 nursing programs
Dodge City Community College
offers 3 nursing programs
Garden City Community College
offers 4 nursing programs
Highland Community College
offers 4 nursing programs
Labette Community College
offers 4 nursing programs
Neosho County Community College
offers 3 nursing programs

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius of Neosho County Community College

Allen County Community College
38.06 miles away
Neosho County Community College
42.14 miles away
Labette Community College
44.26 miles away
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College
65.36 miles away
Crowder College
71.71 miles away
Coffeyville Community College
73.39 miles away
Johnson County Community College
76.5 miles away
Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City
86.74 miles away
Ozarks Technical Community College
88.84 miles away
Kansas City Kansas Community College
90.17 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1976 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1986 - Current



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$94/credit
In State Students$97/credit
Out of State Students$153/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 $4,230 $4,365 $6,885
ADN 70 $6,580 $6,790 $10,710
BSN 125 $11,750 $12,125 $19,125
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, 95% of Fort Scott 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 59% $4,793
Other Federal Grant 9% $770
State Grant & Scholarships 2% $3,441
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 68% $1,713
Federal Student Loans 44% $4,617
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price/year
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$3,962
$30,001 to $48,000$4,814
$48,001 to $75,000$7,455
$75,001 to $110,000$8,924
Over $110,000$8,700

Calculate your net price

Student Population













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

Relevant scholarships

Bill and Mary Russell Healthcare Scholarship

This scholarship is for residents of the Heartland Foundation service region, which includes the following counties: In Missouri - Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Caldwell, Carroll, Clay, Clinton, ...

John and Geraldine Hobble Licensed Practical Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship is for a Kansas resident student who plans to pursue a Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program in an accredited educational institution and it ...

Marsha’s Angels Scholarship Fund

Applicants who are residents of Sedgwick County, Kansas or one of the surrounding counties may attend an accredited nursing program anywhere in the U.S.; applicants from any other state in ...

Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship

The Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship is designed to encourage enrollment in nursing programs by Kansans committed to practicing as a LPN or RN in Kansas.

Arkansas Nurses Foundation Research Grant

Arkansas Nurses Foundation provides research grant for nurses who hold an Arkansas Nursing license and graduated from an NLNAC or CCNE accredited program. 

More scholarships


Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Kansas state board of nursing.

Fort Scott Community College
2108 S Horton
Fort Scott, KS 66701

Find nursing programs near you