Cowley College

Ark City Campus

Welcome to the Arkansas City Campus

Our 15-acre main campus is located in the heart of Arkansas City in south central Kansas. It features modern classrooms, library and computer resources, dining facilities, dormitories, campus life activities and intramurals, nationally acclaimed athletic programs, a performing arts center, and state-of-the-art training facilities.

Cowley College offers more than 80 different certificates and degrees attracting students from across the globe. Cowley has the perfect blend of services one expects to find at top-ranked colleges while maintaining its hometown roots of caring customer service and academic excellence.

Cowley’s Career and Technical Education Department is also located at the main campus. The CTE Department prepares individuals for a wide array of challenging careers in a demanding economy and specialized labor market. It provides foundational skills, both technical and academic, that lead to lucrative employment and further opportunities.

Instructor Highlight – Frank Owens

Frank Owens is the Director of Criminal Justice at Cowley College and has twenty-seven years of law enforcement experience. Owens has a passion for teaching the future officers of our criminal justice system and brings his knowledge of law enforcement into the classroom and blends it with traditional college learning to create a hands on, fun learning atmosphere.

His office is located in Ireland Hall on the Arkansas City main campus and can be reached at 620.441.5285 or

Mission Statement

Cowley College is committed to providing opportunities for learning excellence, personal achievement, and community engagement.