KCC Overview

Welcome to Kansas Christian College!

Formerly known as Kansas City College and Bible School, KCC has been training men and women for service in the Kingdom of God since 1938.

By offering a variety of ministry-related degrees in religion, business, education, music, and general studies, we fulfill our mission “to develop servant leaders who know God, who have a passion for holiness of heart, and who are inspired and prepared for a lifetime of learning and kingdom service.”

Our Vision

To see thousands of students change the world for Christ.

Our Mission

Kansas Christian College exists to develop servant leaders who know God, who have a passion for holiness of heart, and who are inspired and prepared for a lifetime of learning and Kingdom service.

Our Values

  1. Christ-likeness
  2. Service
  3. Leadership
  4. Lifetime Learning
  5. Authority of Scripture

Our Goals

That students graduating from Kansas Christian College…

  • Can articulate a biblical worldview.
  • Can articulate the meaning and practical expressions of the holiness of heart.
  • Are equipped with practical tools for ministry.
  • Are equipped for further study.
  • Have deepened passion for disciplines of spiritual development.

Accreditation

Kansas Christian College is accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education. The Commission on Accreditation can be reached at 5850 T G Lee Blvd., Suite 130, Orlando, FL  32822.

The ABHE is officially recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), and subsequently the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation (CORPA). It is also one of the eight regional associations that make up the International Council for Evangelical Theological Education (ICETE) representing North America. The ABHE is the oldest Bible college accreditation agency in the U.S. and specializes in biblical ministry formation and professional leadership education.

Kansas Christian College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE) to grant certificates and degrees at the associate and baccalaureate levels. ABHE is an institutional accrediting body officially recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. The Association is also one of the eight accrediting associations that make up the International Council for Evangelical Theological Education (ICETE) representing North America. The ABHE is located at 5850 T G Lee Blvd., Suite 130, Orlando, FL 32822.

The ABHE Commission on Accreditation has placed Kansas Christian College on warning for weaknesses in satisfying the following accreditation standard(s).
  • Standard 2: EE 8; Condition of Eligibility 8; Policy on Outcomes (demonstrate with evidence the ongoing provision of outcomes data for the public regarding institutional performance and student achievement, including graduation rates and employment rates in program-related occupations);
  • Standard 3: EE 5, 6, 7; Standard 7c: EE 2 (demonstrate with evidence the institution can consistently fulfill its obligations to its various regulatory agencies and communicate accurately to them, especially as it relates to Federal Financial Aid participation);
  • Standard 4: EE 2 (demonstrate with evidence that the institution is authorized to award the credentials that it offers in all of the jurisdictions in which it operates);
  • Standard 6a: EE 1, 3; Standard 6b: EE3; COE 18 (demonstrate with evidence that the institution has the administrative and financial capacity to achieve its mission and goals in light of its administrative turnover and enrollment growth);
  • Standard 6b: E 1, 2, 6 (demonstrate with evidence that the institution has financial stability through sufficient financial reserves and the implementation of a budgeting process that serves as an effective instrument for financial planning, including financial projections);
  • Standard 7c: EE 2 (demonstrate with evidence that financial aid practices meet regulatory and reporting requirements, including resolution of concerns raised in the 2020 audit);
  • Standard 10: EE 3, 8, 9 (demonstrate with evidence that the collection of learning resources is sufficiently funded, appropriate to the curriculum, and securely maintained);
  • Standard 11b: EE 2; Standard 11d: EE 1; Condition of Eligibility 14 (demonstrate with evidence that a culture of ministry formation is integral to the overall experience of the student’s education in all degree programs, and that there is a required ministry formation program for online students which is consistent with its on-campus program).
The institution retains accredited status with ABHE during this period of warning and will be subject to periodic monitoring, which may include progress reports and/or focused visits by Commission on Accreditation staff or evaluation teams. If weaknesses are not resolved within the time specified (usually one year), the Commission on Accreditation may (1) extend the warning for a second year, (2) place the institution on probation, (3) order the institution to show cause why its accreditation should be continued, or (4) withdraw accreditation status]. Warning is rarely extended beyond two years.

Affiliation

KCC is affiliated with the Church of God (Holiness) but welcomes and actively recruits students of various denominations and backgrounds.

Objectives

The principal objectives of KCC are to enable students to…

  • respond positively to the call and the claims of the gospel and the ensuing life of discipleship.
  • demonstrate a basic knowledge of the classical disciplines taught from a Christian worldview.
  • exhibit basic knowledge of the faith and practice of the Christian church from a Wesleyan-Arminian perspective, and develop a fuller understanding of and commitment to God’s Word in its entirety.
  • display moral character based on Christian principles; form personal, scriptural convictions; and practice Christian social graces.
  • apply the knowledge and skills necessary to accomplish the duties of their professions.

Our Campus

When KCC first purchased the land for its current campus in 1941, the area was part of the rural landscape along Highway 69. Decades later, the college’s home at 74th St. and Metcalf Ave. in Overland Park, Kan., is now part of a thriving Kansas City suburb filled with businesses and charming residential communities. The once country highway has become a major thoroughfare over the years, leaving KCC in a prime, convenient location.

The KCC campus is made up of seven primary buildings. Cowen Memorial Auditorium (7020 W. 74th Street) houses the Athletic offices as well as an auditorium/gymnasium. The 20,000-square-foot Palmer Education Center holds classrooms, additional offices and the library. Just across 74th St. sits Shaver Hall, which includes student dorm rooms the cafeteria, apartments, student lounges and laundry facilities. The Student Services Building provides administrative and online as well as financial aid and recruiting offices.  The College building includes college classrooms faculty offices and  student center.  A limited number of on-campus faculty and staff residences are also located on the property.

In addition to our buildings, KCC owns a large green space that is used for a variety of sporting activities including soccer, softball, track and more.

(For information about renting our facilities or green space, contact our business office at 913-722-0272.)

 

The KCC campus is easily reached by I-35, I-435 or I-635. From I-35, take the Metcalf exit and travel south for approximately two miles to 74th street. From I-435 on the south side of the metro, take the Metcalf exit and travel north to 74th Street. From the north and KCI Airport, use I-635 South, which will merge into Metcalf Avenue; then travel south for two miles to 74th street. The campus also is located along the Johnson County bus route with a permanent stop within the block.

Dining Services

Dining Services

Dining services are provided by Pioneer College Caterers, Inc.  Pioneer serves faith-based campuses exclusively throughout the United States.  Its mission is to provide students with the highest possible quality food at a reasonable price.

In an effort to provide a complete student experience, Pioneer also provides:

  1. Nutritional Awareness Program
  2. Dietary information to help students make educated choices
  3. Meal Plans available for non-resident students
  4. “Treats From Home”
  5. Parents and friends of resident students can send a special occasion snack, cookie, or cake.

Go online to Oncampusdining.com or contact food service directly

  • Student Employment Right On Campus
  • Jobs in dining and banquet services
  • Students do not have to be work study eligible
  • Pioneer is glad to work around a school schedule

For more information, please contact:
Donna Brunton, Foodservice Director
dining.services@kansaschristian.edu