Morgan Community College

Tel: (970)542-3100
1,788 students
Public institution
Morgan Community College is a two-year community college, one of 13 community colleges in the Colorado Community College System, Colorado's largest system of higher education.
School Highlights
Morgan Community College serves 1,788 students (24% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 41%.
Morgan Community College is the only community colleges within Morgan County, CO.
The nearest community college is Northeastern Junior College (39.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
College Morgan 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 65 staff
61 staff
Morgan Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,788 has grown by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 79% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,788 students 1,315 students
Morgan Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1
Morgan Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 431 students
815 students
Morgan Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,357 students
1,061 students
Morgan Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Morgan Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
Morgan Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Morgan Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Morgan Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Morgan Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Morgan Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Morgan Community College Non Resident (2008-2013)
Morgan 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. 0.52 0.70
Morgan Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,224 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,123 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,224 $5,590
Morgan Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,123 $10,086
Morgan Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 88%
Morgan Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • MCC serves students in 11,500-square-miles of Eastern Colorado including the counties of Morgan, Washington, Yuma , Lincoln, Kit Carson, and the eastern half of Adams and Arapahoe counties. The main campus at Fort Morgan and the five Centers throughout the service area provide the first two years of a college degree, occupational programs, adult basic education, college classes for high school students, customized training for business and community, and houses the Small Business Development Center. MCC's main campus at Fort Morgan is located 80 miles northeast of Denver, Colorado, on Interstate 76, exit number 82 on Barlow Road (County Road 20). It is the site of administration and business offices, classrooms, instructional shops and laboratories, The Learning Resource Center, Bloedorn Lecture Hall, the Aspen Founders Room, and the new Student Center. The Learning Resource Center (LRC), located in Cottonwood Hall on the Fort Morgan campus, houses a number of special areas and services to assist students with their instructional and informational needs. These areas include the MCC Library, the Testing Center, the Media Center, and the Distance Learning center.

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Did You Know?
For Colorado public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,150 per year for in-state students and $10,480 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,483 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Colorado 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 0.60, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Colorado is Colorado Heights University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.