Montgomery Community College

Tel: (910)576-6222
863 students
Public institution
Montgomery Community College will provide quality educational opportunities including basic skills, occupational, associate, and pre-baccalaureate programs; support economic development by offering workforce training and retraining; improve the quality of life for individuals and the community; and respond to the changing needs of the local, state, and global environment.
School Highlights
Montgomery Community College serves 863 students (40% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 20:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 37%.
Montgomery Community College is the only community colleges within Montgomery County, NC.
The nearest community college is Stanly Community College (20.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
College Montgomery 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 65 staff
62 staff
Montgomery Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 863 has declined by 17% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment 863 students 1,371 students
Montgomery Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
Montgomery Community College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 342 students
779 students
Montgomery Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 521 students
1,083 students
Montgomery Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Montgomery Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Montgomery Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
Montgomery Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
Montgomery Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Montgomery Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
Montgomery Community College White (2006-2014)
Montgomery 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. 0.37 0.70
Montgomery Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,409 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,553 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,409 $5,664
Montgomery Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,553 $10,360
Montgomery Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 66%
Montgomery Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The State Board of Education issued a charter to Montgomery Technical Institute on September 7, 1967. As directed by law, eight members were appointed to the Board of Trustees. In November 1967, administrative and teaching personnel were employed. Extension classes were conducted in 1967-68, and full-time curriculum students were accepted in August 1968. The institution's first students were graduated in June 1969. Adult Basic Education and adult high school diploma programs began in October 1968. Montgomery Technical College in 1983 in accordance with legislative and board approval, and in September 1987, the Board of Trustees and Montgomery County Commissioners voted for the name to be officially changed to Montgomery Community College as authorized by the North Carolina General Assembly. The Montgomery Community College campus now includes facilities of approximately 125,000 square feet on 153 acres of land. The most recent addition to the campus is the newly constructed Business, Industry, Technology Resource Center. The Business, Industry, Technology Resource Center contains 44,800 square feet of floor space utilized for an electronic library, a totally interactive classroom to transmit and receive real-time voice, video, and data on the North Carolina Information Highway (NCIH), and classrooms/laboratories. The Center is designed to serve as a facilitation site for training both on campus and within a work place, and employers can utilize the Center for training all levels of staff. Montgomery Community College offers programs of study within five areas: Arts & Sciences, Business Technology, Commercial Technology, Health/Public Services Technology. Classes are offered during the day and evening. Successful completion of a program may result in an Associate degree, diploma, or certificate. The college is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to offer associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates.

Nearby Schools

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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,422 per year for in-state students and $8,179 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,443 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

North Carolina 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 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Pitt Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.