Wyandotte County is home to a number of excellent primary, secondary and post-secondary educational institutions. In 2021, U.S. News and World Report ranked Kansas as the #23 overall state for education, including Pre-K, K-12 and higher education.

Post-Secondary Institutions

Donnelly College

Donnelly College is a Catholic College located in Kansas City. It offers a number of bachelor's and associate degree programs, along with an excellent nursing program. In 2021, Donnelly College was ranked the #1 Most Diverse College in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report for the fourth year in a row. 

#1 campus ethnic diversity award

#1 Most Diverse College in the Midwest

#3 least debt award

#3 Midwest College for Least Debt upon Graduation 

#3 economic diversity award

#3 Midwest College for Economic Diversity of Students

Kansas City Kansas Community College

KCKCC is a public two-year institution offering certificate and associate degrees.  Its Division of Career and Technical Education meets the changing educational and technological workforce development needs of the community through associate degrees and certificates in a wide range of programs, including engineering, welding, computer information systems, cybersecurity, and more. KCKCC has the #2 Nursing program and #4 Culinary program in the state of Kansas. KCKCC has also been recognized as a Military Friendly School, having the highest-paid graduates in Audiovisual, Respiratory Care, Allied Health, and EMT programs, and as being a best value college.


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#1 out of 14

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#1 out of 7

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Greater Kansas City Metro Post-Secondary Schools

Primary & Secondary Schools

There are 4 public school districts and a private high school serving more than 30,000 students in Wyandotte County, with Sumner Academy of Arts and Science in the KCK Public School District being ranked #6 in the country by U.S. News & World Report in 2021.

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