2017’s Best Colleges in Kansas List Released by LearnHowToBecome.org

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Top Schools Ranked by Program Quality, Employment Services and Career Outcome Metrics

LearnHowToBecome.org, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has used released its list of the best colleges and universities in Kansas for 2017. Of the 23 four-year schools that made the list, Baker University, University of Kansas, Southwestern College, Kansas State University and Newman University scored as the top five. Of the 26 two-year schools that were also included, Dodge City Community College, Garden City Community College, Highland Community College, Hesston College and Neosho County Community College ranked the most highly. A full list of schools is included below.

“Kansas’ unemployment rate has remained low over the past year, making it a stable place to begin a career,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of LearnHowToBecome.org. “These Kansas schools have done an exceptional job preparing their students for the job market by providing a quality education and solid academic counseling and resources.”

To be included on Kansas’ “Best Colleges” list, schools must be regionally accredited, not-for-profit institutions. Each college is also scored on data that includes career and academic resources, annual alumni earnings 10 years after entering college, availability of financial aid and such additional numbers as graduation rates and student/teacher ratios.

Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the LearnHowToBecome.org “Best Colleges in Kansas” list, visit:


Best Four-Year Colleges in Kansas for 2017 include:
Baker University
Benedictine College
Bethany College
Bethel College-North Newton
Central Christian College of Kansas
Emporia State University
Fort Hays State University
Friends University
Kansas State University
Kansas Wesleyan University
McPherson College
MidAmerica Nazarene University
Newman University
Ottawa University-Kansas City
Ottawa University-Ottawa
Pittsburg State University
Southwestern College
Sterling College
Tabor College
University of Kansas
University of Saint Mary
Washburn University
Wichita State University

Best Two-Year Colleges in Kansas for 2017 include:
Allen County Community College
Barton County Community College
Butler Community College
Cloud County Community College
Coffeyville Community College
Colby Community College
Cowley County Community College
Dodge City Community College
Flint Hills Technical College
Fort Scott Community College
Garden City Community College
Hesston College
Highland Community College
Hutchinson Community College
Independence Community College
Johnson County Community College
Kansas City Kansas Community College
Labette Community College
Manhattan Area Technical College
Neosho County Community College
North Central Kansas Technical College
Pratt Community College
Salina Area Technical College
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School
Washburn Institute of Technology
Wichita Area Technical College


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