Mountain View College

4849 West Illinois Ave.
Dallas, TX 75211
Tel: (214)860-8680
8,797 students
Public institution
Mountain View College is a comprehensive community college dedicated to delivering excellence in education and encouraging intellectual and personal growth.
School Highlights:
Mountain View College serves 8,797 students (22% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 59:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 64%.
Mountain View College is one of 20 community colleges within Dallas County, TX.
The nearest community college is El Centro College (7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 148 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Mountain View 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 148 staff
59 staff
Mountain View College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 8,797 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 59:1 has increased from 48:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
8,797 students
1,282 students
Mountain View College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 59:1
Mountain View College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,954 students
810 students
Mountain View College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 6,843 students
1,017 students
Mountain View College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Mountain View College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Mountain View College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Mountain View College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Mountain View College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Mountain View College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races"
1% 2%
% Unknown races
Mountain View College Unknown (2006-2013)
Mountain View 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. 0.65 0.53
Mountain View College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,910 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,590 is less than the state average of $10,260. The out-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,910 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,590 $10,260
Mountain View College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 66%
Mountain View College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Mountain View College provides Technical programs, Vocational programs, Freshman and sophomore courses in arts and sciences. Continuing adult education programs, Compensatory education programs, continuing program of counseling, Workforce development programs, Adult literacy and other basic skills programs. Students trek to Mountain View for classes and programs in fields like computer information technology, teacher education, electronics technology, geographic information systems, criminal justice and welding technology. Some even get off the ground in aviation technology. Mountain View College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees.

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    Dallas, TX 75247
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  • Dallas Wade College
    Private for-profit
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    Dallas, TX 75207
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Did You Know?
For Dallas private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,269 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Dallas 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 0.6, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Dallas is . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.