Mid-Plains Community College

Tel: (800)658-4308
2,490 students
Public institution

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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:
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Mid-Plains Community College serves 2,490 students (38.55% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 25%.
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Mid-Plains Community College is the only community colleges within Lincoln County, NE.
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The nearest community college is Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (35.14 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 157 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Mid-Plains 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 157 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 2,490 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 18% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,490 students 1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 960 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 1,530 students
1,017 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
6%
7%
% Black
3%
12%
% White
84%
57%
% Two or more races
2%
2%
% Unknown races
4%
3%
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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. 0.22 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,760 is less than the state average of $5,694. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,450 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,760 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,450 $10,252
Total Dormitory Capacity 365 255
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 93%
89%
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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For Nebraska public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,870 per year for in-state students and $4,029 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,131 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 0.42, which is lower than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Nebraska is Vatterott College-Spring Valley. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.