seward county community college

As mandated in K.S.A. 71-222, we present our taxpayer and student transparency data.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees are reported to Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR) annually and are publicly available here

ResidencyTuition per Credit HourStudent Fees per Credit Hour*Total Tuition and Fees per Credit hour
In-District$74$52$126
Out of District$78$52$130
Border State$87$67$154
Out of State$102$67$169
International$102$67$169
Seward Online (all residencies)$111$52$163
*Effective 2024-25 Academic Year

Definitions:

Student Fee Type and Amount

(Does Not Include Course Specific Fees)

Student Fee TypeIn DistrictOut of DistrictOut of StateInternational
Universal Student Fee per Credit Hour$52$52$67$67

Breakdown of Fee Type

BreakdownIn DistrictOut of DistrictOut of StateInternational
Scholarships:$10$10$25$25
Technology:$26$26$26$26
Student Activities:$3$3$3$3
Future Expansion:$6$6$6$6
Student Health:$7$7$7$7
Total per Credit hour Fee:$52$52$67$67
     
Payment Plan Fee (Flat Fee):$35$35$35$35
Total Flat Fees:$35$35$35$35
*Effective 2024-25 Academic Year

Course Transferability Within Kansas

 List of Courses which will transfer

 Students Served Data

Percent of Students Attending at Each Campus (Site) by Residency

College Campus (Site) In District Out of District Out of State International
Main Campus – Liberal 52% 22% 22% 3%
Outreach High Schools in Service Area 40% 58% 1% 0%
Online (Seward and EduKan) 27% 35% 37% 2%
*Students are often served in more than one location. Students are counted in each percentage at each
location they are served in and therefore percentages won’t equal 100%; 
*Effective 2022-23 Academic Year
Data source Office of Research & Assessment; AY2022-23.

Percent of Students Served Overall at the Community College

% Residing In-District % Residing in Kansas Out of District** % Residing in Service Area
53% 69% 69%
Reporting Period 2022-23 Academic Year; ** Percent of students residing in service area also includes in-district students.

Scholarship and Grant Data

Scholarship and Grant Amounts Disbursed

Institutional Scholarship AY2022 Institutional Scholarship AY2023 College Foundation AY2022 College Foundation AY2022 Pell AY2022 Pell AY2023
$259,002 $131,896 $653,385 $299,126 $1,581,796 $969,554

Athletic and Non-Athletic Scholarship and Grant Amounts Disbursed

  In-District AY2022 In-District AY2023 In-State AY2022  In-State AY2023 Out of State AY2022 Out of State AY2023
Athletic Scholarship Amounts Disbursed $7,897 $7,897 $8,019 $8,881 $460,304 $221,936
Non-Athletic Scholarship Amounts Disbursed $295,324 $295,324 $51,100 $66,310 $89,647 $96,351
*Reporting Period July 1- June 30 of Academic Year; Data includes Academic Years 2021-22 and 2022-23

Property Tax

Aggregate Amount of Property Tax Revenue Collected

Fiscal YearProperty Taxes% Change
FY2016$8,041,344
FY2017$8,904,10210.73%
FY2018$8,306,500-6.71%
FY2019$9,464,56613.94%
FY2020$8,379,229-11.47%
FY2021$8,374,202<-1%
FY2022$8,458,3221%
FY2023$8,843,2221%
FY2024**$9,113,2631%
* Unaudited; ** Levied; not collected

Mill Levy

Fiscal YearMILL LEVY% Change
FY201637.14
FY201737.039-0.27%
FY201837.0730.09%
FY201939.9737.82%
FY202036.105-9.68%
FY202136.267<1%
FY202236.2680%
FY202334.518-5.07%
FY202434.027-1.44%

*The amounts above reflect what the college actually received. Abatements, incentives, and delinquent tax payments cause this amount to be lower than what was actually levied in some cases. 
*These amounts are derived from documents provided to the college in November which were certified by the County Clerk.

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