Mid-Plains Community College

Tel: (800)658-4308
2,143 students
Public institution
  • North Platte Community College has two Campuses. The North Platte Campuses have grown to serve over 1200 academic transfer and vocational program students. The dedication and support by citizens and alumni speak well for the institution and its programs. The North Campus central facility was constructed in 1970 and enlarged in 1972. Adjacent shop buildings have subsequently been added throughout the past ten years. A variety of technical educational programs are available on the North Campus in health, transportation, building construction, electronics and information technology.
School Highlights
Mid-Plains Community College serves 2,143 students (40% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 19%.
Mid-Plains Community College is the only community colleges within Lincoln County, NE.
The nearest community college is Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (35.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 159 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
Mid-Plains Community College (NE) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Private, for profit
Total Faculty 159 staff 20 staff
Mid-Plains Community College Total Faculty (2007-2015)

Student Body

The student population of 2,143 has declined by 18% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is more than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has grown by 84% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,143 students 395 students
Mid-Plains Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2015)
# Full-Time Students 851 students 384 students
Mid-Plains Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
# Part-Time Students 1,292 students 972 students
Mid-Plains Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2015)
Mid-Plains Community College Enrollment Breakdown NE All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Mid-Plains Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2010)
% Hispanic
Mid-Plains Community College Hispanic (2007-2015)
% Black
Mid-Plains Community College Black (2007-2015)
% White
Mid-Plains Community College White (2007-2015)
% Two or more races
Mid-Plains Community College More (2011-2015)
% Non Resident races
Mid-Plains Community College Non Resident (2012-2013)
% Unknown races
Mid-Plains Community College Ethnicity Breakdown NE 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. 0.35 0.33
Mid-Plains Community College Diversity Score (2007-2015)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $2,760 is more than the state average of $2,640. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,450 is equal to the state average of $3,450. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,760 $2,640
Mid-Plains Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,450 $3,450
Mid-Plains Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
Source: 2015 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Nebraska public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,640 per year for in-state students and $3,450 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,010 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Nebraska 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 0.33, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Nebraska is Vatterott College-Spring Valley. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.