Why Choose PCC

PCC recognized in Top 150 Community Colleges 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2019 - Pratt Community College is recognized for being one of the nation’s top 150 community colleges for a third consecutive term. The Aspen Institute identified the 150 community colleges -- about 15 percent of all institutions -- using a quantitative formula that assesses performance and improvement in four areas: graduation rates, degrees awarded, student retention rates, and equity in student outcomes. See the full story on our website.


Pratt Community College students graduating with an associate’s degree between 2008 and 2015 have a higher first year of employment annual wage than the Kansas community college sector average. This comes from a study done by the Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR) Foresight 2020 report.
The average annual wage for first time earners who graduated from PCC with an associate’s degree in 2015 is $37,993 which is higher than the Kansas community college sector average of $33,239.

Pratt Community College was recently ranked one of the top community colleges in the nation for the third year in a row from the 2018 Best and Worst Community Colleges by Wallethub, a company dedicated to helping people efficiently attain top wallet fitness. In 2017 PCC ranked 16 in the nation. In 2016 PCC ranked 14. Overall, PCC remains in the top 5 percent of all 715 community colleges ranked sitting in at number 36 on the list as well as being the second best community college in Kansas according to their metrics.

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