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Shawnee Mission College and University Demographics

There are a total of 143 degree and certificate programs offered at Shawnee Mission's 12 colleges and universities. You can choose to study in fields ranging from divinity/ministry to automobile/automotive mechanics technology/technician to marketing/marketing management, general.

Shawnee Mission's top-ranked school is B Street Design-School International Hair Styling-OP. In 2010, it received a nationwide rank of 66th. Approximately 99 students are currently enrolled at B Street Design-School International Hair Styling-OP. Amongst students at B Street Design-School International Hair Styling-OP, the most popular area of study is Beauty.


Average tuition for students at Shawnee Mission colleges and universities is $8,534 per year. The Art Institutes International_Kansas City charges students $17,668 per year in tuition, which is the highest tuition rate in Shawnee Mission. Johnson County Community College has the lowest tuition rate at $2,250 per year.

Financial Aid

In 2008, $12,134,368 of the total $12,339,590 in financial aid received by Shawnee Mission students was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships. The highest amount of institutional grants and scholarships given to students by a local college was $6,644,791, which was given by Johnson County Community College.

Shawnee Mission Student Demographics

In 2010, 25,032 students were enrolled in Shawnee Mission schools, which was 12% of the total college students in Kansas. Johnson County Community College, with 20,385 students, had the highest number of students in Shawnee Mission, while LaBaron Hairdressing Academy, with only 79 students, had the lowest number.

Graduation and Retention Rates

For every 100 students who enroll in Shawnee Mission schools, 63 return to start their second year of college. For every 100 students who enroll in Shawnee Mission schools, 38 eventually graduate. Graduation rates, however, can vary from college to college. B Street Design-School International Hair Styling-OP has a graduation rate of 94%, while Brown Mackie College-Kansas City has a graduation rate of 14%.


Approximately 57% of students enrolled in Shawnee Mission schools are female. 36% of Shawnee Mission college students are older than 24 years. In 2009, 39 in 100 college students in Shawnee Mission identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority. Wright Career College, with 100% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background, had the highest percentage of ethnically diverse students in Shawnee Mission.

Shawnee Mission Faculty Demographics

Shawnee Mission schools had 3,823 faculty members in 2010. The ratio of female to male faculty was [Female Faculty Ratio] to [Male Faculty Ratio] for Shawnee Mission schools. And 20% of faculty were from ethnically diverse backgrounds.

In 2009, the average faculty to student ratio was 1 to 10 for colleges and universities in Shawnee Mission. B Street Design-School of Internationl Hair Styling-Wichita had 1 faculty for every 1 student. This was the highest faculty to student ratio for schools in Shawnee Mission.

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