Marshalltown Community College

Tel: (641)752-7106
2,005 students
Public institution

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Marshalltown Community College in Marshalltown was founded in 1927 as Marshalltown Junior College, a part of the Marshalltown Community School District. In 1966, MCC moved under the jurisdiction of Iowa Valley Community College District, where it continues to serve the needs of Marshall County and the surrounding area. In 1993 the District opened a satellite center in Poweshiek County, now known as Iowa Valley Grinnell, which offers MCC college credit courses and continuing education to students in that geographic area.
School Highlights:
Marshalltown Community College serves 2,005 students (52% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 23%.
Marshalltown Community College is the only community colleges within Marshall County, IA.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Marshalltown 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

Student Body

The student population of 2,005 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,005 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
1,052 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 953 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan 1%
1%
% Asian 1%
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 9%
7%
% Black 4%
12%
% White 84%
66%
% Two or more 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. 0.28
0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,080 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,320 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,080 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,320 $10,175
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

We help our students move quickly into a skilled career with over 52 Career-Technical diploma, certificate, and two-year associate degree programs designed to prepare them to hit the workforce with an edge. Equipped with an associate's degree, you can enjoy an average lifetime earning of $250,000 more than someone with less formal education. Our 43 Associate of Arts and Science Transfer programs prepare our students for four-year institutions with the first two years of general education and program prerequisites under their belt. Our graduates that finish these degrees can earn from $300,000 to over a million dollars more over their lifetime than their neighbors with less formal education. The MCC Library is a place for resources and information, as well as a popular place to study. Students can check out books and periodicals with their student ID's, use the copy machine, surf the Internet, use the computers, look at college catalogs, research class projects, and borrow audio-visual equipment.

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