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 48% over five years.
College Marshalltown Community College 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
62 staff
Marshalltown Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 2,041 has declined by 5% 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 national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 32% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,041 students 1,371 students
Marshalltown Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 46:1
Marshalltown Community College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 844 students
779 students
Marshalltown Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 1,197 students
1,083 students
Marshalltown Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Marshalltown Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Marshalltown Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
Marshalltown Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
Marshalltown Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Marshalltown Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
Marshalltown Community College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
Marshalltown Community College More (2009-2014)
% Unknown races
Marshalltown Community College Unknown (2006-2014)
% Non Resident races
Marshalltown Community College Non Resident (2011-2014)
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. 0.38 0.70
Marshalltown Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,296 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,536 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,296 $5,664
Marshalltown Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,536 $10,360
Marshalltown Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Total Dormitory Capacity 180 271
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84%
Marshalltown Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (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
  • 23,526 students | 39.50 Mi2006 Ankeny Blvd
    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
Did You Know?
For Iowa public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,249 per year for in-state students and $5,184 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 0.50, which is equal to the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Iowa is Kaplan University-Davenport Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.