Over 14,500 students take advantage of KCC's educational opportunities each year. The students come from primarily, Calhoun, Barry and Branch Counties.
KCC changes lives not only through classroom education, but by teaching critical thinking skills and life skills that will help students in all aspects of their lives.
KCC students who transfer to four-year institutions perform as well as or better than the students who started at the four-year school.
KCC partners with area high schools to provide dual enrollment opportunities that allow students to earn college credit while still in high school.
Compared to their counterparts with high school diplomas, KCC Associate Degree graduates will see average increased earnings of $806 monthly, $9,762 annually, or approximately $357,000 over the course of their working lifetime. (The Economic Contribution of Kellogg Community College, published by Economic Modeling Specialists, 2010)
For every dollar appropriated to Kellogg Community College by state and local government, taxpayers will see a cumulative return of $2.30 (The Economic Contribution of Kellogg Community College, published by Economic Modeling Specialists, 2010).
KCC has five locations within Barry, Branch, and Calhoun counties and offers approximately 100 courses in an online format.
The KCC Foundation provides scholarship awards totaling approximately $382,000 to over 200 deserving KCC students.
KCC's Regional Manufacturing Technology Center (RMTC) and Workforce Solutions work with area companies and individuals yearly to provide skills training and professional development opportunities.
With an average class size under 20, each KCC student is able to receive the individual attention he or she needs in order to succeed.
KCC forms unique joint admission agreements with four-year institutions, such as WMU and Miller College, which eliminates the transfer process for students.
KCC is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (www.ncahlc.org, (312) 263-0456).