Fort Scott Community College
Fort Scott Community College is a two-year institution of higher learning based in Fort Scott, Kansas
Fort Scott, Kansas
Fort Scott is a city in and the county seat of Bourbon County, Kansas, United States, south of Kansas City, on the Marmaton River. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 8,087. It is the home of the Fort Scott National Historic Site and the Fort Scott National...

, with satellite buildings in other cities in Crawford County
Crawford County, Kansas
Crawford County is a county located in southeastern Kansas in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the county population was 39,134. Its county seat is Girard, and its most populous city is Pittsburg. The county was named in honor of Samuel J. Crawford, Governor of Kansas...

, including Pittsburg
Pittsburg, Kansas
Pittsburg is a city in Crawford County, in southeastern Kansas, United States. It is the most populous city in Crawford County and in southeastern Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 20,233.-History:...

 and Frontenac
Frontenac, Kansas
Frontenac is a city in Crawford County, Kansas, United States. The population was 3,437 at the 2010 census.-History:Frontenac was established as a coal mining town in 1886 in the Cherokee-Crawford Coal Fields. In 1888, Frontenac had the worst mining disaster in Kansas history, when an explosion...

, along with sites in Paola
Paola, Kansas
Paola is a city in and the county seat of Miami County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 5,602.-History:...

 and at Fort Scott High School. It is the oldest community college
Community college
A community college is a type of educational institution. The term can have different meanings in different countries.-Australia:Community colleges carry on the tradition of adult education, which was established in Australia around mid 19th century when evening classes were held to help adults...

 in Kansas, founded in 1919. (Highland Community College
Highland Community College (Kansas)
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 is older, but was not founded as a junior college
Junior college
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Main Campus

The main campus is the headquarters for Fort Scott Community College, hosting the bulk of FSCC's curriculum.

Pittsburg Campus

The Pittsburg campus offers classes in Administrative Assistant, Bank Teller, Business Computer Certificate, Construction Trades, Cosmetology, Harley-Davidson Technician, John Deere Ag Technician, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration, Industrial Management, Manicurist, and Medical Office Assistant.

Frontenac Locations

The FSCC sites in Frontenac have courses covering Harley Davidson and John Deere
John Deere
John Deere was an American blacksmith and manufacturer who founded Deere & Company, one of the largest and leading agricultural and construction equipment manufacturers in the world...


Miami County Campus

Fort Scott Community College has had a full service outreach center in Paola, Kan., for more than a decade. Students at the Miami County Campus can take day, evening, weekend, or online classes.

In addition, the Miami County Campus also offers counseling services, remedial classes, and workshops. In the newly renovated facility, a community room is also available for public use.


Fort Scott Community College's mascot is the Greyhounds. The school colors are maroon and gray.

FSCC soponsors football, volleyball, men's and women's basketball, baseball and softball programs which compete in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference
Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference
The Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference is a college athletic conference that is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association...

, which is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association
National Junior College Athletic Association
The National Junior College Athletic Association , founded in 1938, is an association of community college and junior college athletic departments throughout the United States. It is held as Divisions and Regions. The current NJCAA holds 24 separate regions.-History:The idea for the NJCAA was...

. There are also men's and women's rodeo teams, which compete in the Central Plains Region of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association
National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association
The National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association, based in Walla Walla, WA, was established in 1949. NIRA sanctions more than 100 college rodeos every year in the United States, and represents over 3,500 student athletes attending more than 135 member colleges and universities...

. Track and cross-country were dropped by the school prior to the 2010-11 academic year due to a lack of participation.

Fort Scott's football team won the 1970 NJCAA National Championship and was national-runner up in 1971, 1972 and 2009.
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