Marshalltown Community College

Tel: (641)752-7106
2,041 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 2,041 students (41% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 46:1 is higher than the state community college average of 33:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 31%.
Marshalltown Community College is the only community colleges within Marshall County, IA.
The nearest community college is test test test (12.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 42% over five years.
Marshalltown Community College (IA) Community College Avg.
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 44 staff 67 staff
Marshalltown Community College Total Faculty (2007-2015)

Student Body

The student population of 2,041 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 46:1 has increased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has grown by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,041 students 2,041 students
Marshalltown Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2015)
Student : Teacher Ratio 46:1 33:1
Marshalltown Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2015)
# Full-Time Students 844 students 844 students
Marshalltown Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
# Part-Time Students 1,197 students 1,250 students
Marshalltown Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2015)
Marshalltown Community College Enrollment Breakdown IA All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
180 420
% American Indian/Alaskan
Marshalltown Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2012-2015)
% Asian
Marshalltown Community College Asian (2007-2015)
% Hispanic
Marshalltown Community College Hispanic (2007-2015)
% Black
Marshalltown Community College Black (2007-2015)
% White
Marshalltown Community College White (2007-2015)
% Two or more races
Marshalltown Community College More (2011-2015)
% Non Resident races
Marshalltown Community College Non Resident (2013-2015)
% Unknown races
Marshalltown Community College Ethnicity Breakdown IA All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.38 0.50
Marshalltown Community College Diversity Score (2007-2015)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $4,080 is equal to the state average of $4,080. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,320 is less than the state average of $4,848. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,080 $4,080
Marshalltown Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,320 $4,848
Marshalltown Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84% 90%
Marshalltown Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Source: 2015 (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.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • n/a students | 12.80 Mitest test
    asd IA  12355
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    Ankeny IA  50023
  • 403 students | 40.40 Mi7009 Nordic Drive
    Cedar Falls IA  50613
  • 949 students | 40.60 Mi1100 College Ave
    Iowa Falls IA  50126
  • 5,300 students | 41.90 Mi1501 E Orange Rd
    Waterloo IA  50701

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Did You Know?
For Iowa public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,080 per year for in-state students and $4,848 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,327 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 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Iowa is Kaplan University-Davenport Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.