Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 55.33
Liaison Kristy Howell
Submission Date Feb. 15, 2022

STARS v2.2

Johnson County Community College
PA-8: Affordability and Access

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.80 / 4.00 Kristy Wittman Howell
Sustainability Education and Engagement Coordinator
Center for Sustainability
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Percentage of need met, on average, for students who were awarded any need-based aid :
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Percentage of students graduating without student loan debt:
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Percentage of entering students that are low-income:
37

Graduation/success rate for low-income students:
23

A brief description of notable policies or programs to make the institution accessible and affordable to low-income students:

In addition to JCCC's low tuition, we offer a payment plan, Veterans benefits, Federal Pell Grants, Work Study programs and scholarships from our college foundation in which financial need is considered. The Financial Aid office assists students in seeking all sources of funding to facilitate college attendance.

Beginning in Fall 2021, JCCC joined the Kansas Promise program, a last dollar program for a specific set of career and tech programs. More information is here: https://www.jccc.edu/admissions/financial-aid/aid-types/scholarships/kansas-promise/

More info on the payment plan can be found here: http://www.jccc.edu/admissions/tuition/financial-assistance/payment-plan-credit.html


A brief description of notable policies or programs to support non-traditional students:

JCCC offers Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) for students, not to exceed 30 credit hours: https://www.jccc.edu/student-resources/testing-centers/testing/pla/

JCCC's 60+ Initiative offers reduced tuition rates for students who are at least 60 years old at the time of their enrollment.
http://www.jccc.edu/admissions/age-60.html


Estimated percentage of students that participate in or directly benefit from the institution’s policies and programs to support low-income and non-traditional students:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s accessibility and affordability initiatives is available:
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Pt. 2 - "low income" scored as Pell-Eligible FTFSDS. Pt. 2 "grad/success" scored as grad rate of Pell-receiving FTFSDS within 150% of time.

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