Mid-Plains Community College

Tel: (800)658-4308
2,490 students
Public institution
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:
Mid-Plains Community College serves 2,490 students (39% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 17%.
Mid-Plains Community College is the only community colleges within Lincoln County, NE.
The nearest community college is Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (35.1 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
59 staff
Mid-Plains Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

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 grown by 69% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,490 students
1,282 students
Mid-Plains Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
Mid-Plains Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
960 students
810 students
Mid-Plains Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,530 students
1,017 students
Mid-Plains Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Mid-Plains Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Mid-Plains Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Mid-Plains Community College Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
Mid-Plains Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Mid-Plains Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Mid-Plains Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Mid-Plains Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Mid-Plains Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Mid-Plains Community College non_resident (2011-2013)
Mid-Plains 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. 0.22 0.53
Mid-Plains Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,760 is less than the state average of $5,742. 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 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,450 $10,294
Mid-Plains Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 365 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 93%
Mid-Plains Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
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 0.30, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Nebraska is Vatterott College-Spring Valley. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.