Marshalltown Community College

Tel: (641)752-7106
2,117 students
Public institution
Marshalltown Community College in Marshalltown was founded in 1927 as Marshalltown Junior College, a part of the Marshalltown Community School District. In 1966, MCC moved under the jurisdiction of Iowa Valley Community College District, where it continues to serve the needs of Marshall County and the surrounding area. In 1993 the District opened a satellite center in Poweshiek County, now known as Iowa Valley Grinnell, which offers MCC college credit courses and continuing education to students in that geographic area.
School Highlights
Marshalltown Community College serves 2,117 students (44% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 50:1 is higher than the state community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 34%.
Marshalltown Community College is the only community colleges within Marshall County, IA.
The nearest community college is Des Moines Area Community College (39.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 53% over five years.
College Marshalltown Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 42 staff
61 staff
Marshalltown Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,117 has grown by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 50:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 77% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,117 students 1,315 students
Marshalltown Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 50:1
Marshalltown Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 938 students
815 students
Marshalltown Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,179 students
1,061 students
Marshalltown Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Marshalltown Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Marshalltown Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Marshalltown Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Marshalltown Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Marshalltown Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Marshalltown Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Marshalltown Community College More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
Marshalltown Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Marshalltown Community College Non Resident (2011-2013)
Marshalltown Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.55 0.70
Marshalltown Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,176 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,416 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,176 $5,590
Marshalltown Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,416 $10,086
Marshalltown Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 150 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84%
Marshalltown Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • We help our students move quickly into a skilled career with over 52 Career-Technical diploma, certificate, and two-year associate degree programs designed to prepare them to hit the workforce with an edge. Equipped with an associate's degree, you can enjoy an average lifetime earning of $250,000 more than someone with less formal education. Our 43 Associate of Arts and Science Transfer programs prepare our students for four-year institutions with the first two years of general education and program prerequisites under their belt. Our graduates that finish these degrees can earn from $300,000 to over a million dollars more over their lifetime than their neighbors with less formal education. The MCC Library is a place for resources and information, as well as a popular place to study. Students can check out books and periodicals with their student ID's, use the copy machine, surf the Internet, use the computers, look at college catalogs, research class projects, and borrow audio-visual equipment.

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Did You Know?
For Iowa public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,903 per year for in-state students and $5,783 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,883 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Iowa community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.53, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Iowa is Kaplan University-Davenport Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.