Mountain View College

4849 West Illinois Ave.
Dallas, TX 75211
Tel: (214)860-8680
8,797 students
Public institution

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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 26:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Mountain View College is one of 20 community colleges within Dallas County 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 Baccalaureate/Associates 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
60 staff

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 55:1 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
Student : Teacher Ratio 59:1
26:1
# Full-Time Students
1,954 students
816 students
# Part-Time Students 6,843 students
1,024 students
Mountain View College sch enrollment Mountain View College sta enrollment
% Asian
3%
2%
% Hispanic
55%
7%
% Black
26%
12%
% White
12%
57%
% Two or more races"
1% 2%
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Mountain View College sch ethnicity Mountain View College sta ethnicity
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

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,910 is less than the state average of $5,940. 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 $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,910 $5,940
Mountain View College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,590 $10,047
Mountain View College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 66%
89%
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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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.