North Central Missouri College

Tel: (6.6)035-9394
1,775 students
Public institution
North Central Missouri College provides comprehensive higher educational programs and services that are academically, geographically, and financially accessible to the residents and the communities of north central Missouri. North Central Missouri College promotes awareness of both the freedom and the responsibility associated with education. The College encourages free-flowing ideas and responsible action and emphasizes self-reliance, productivity, and a lifelong commitment to learning. The College, an open-admission community college, is committed to delivering quality instruction and support services to the broad range of students who can benefit from formal instruction.
School Highlights:
North Central Missouri College serves 1,775 students (52% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 28%.
North Central Missouri College is the only community colleges within Grundy County, MO.
The nearest community college is Wentworth Military Academy & Junior College (63 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
North Central Missouri 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 62 staff
59 staff
North Central Missouri College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,775 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 33% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,775 students
1,282 students
North Central Missouri College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 29:1
North Central Missouri College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
927 students
810 students
North Central Missouri College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 848 students
1,017 students
North Central Missouri College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
North Central Missouri College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
North Central Missouri College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
North Central Missouri College Black (2006-2013)
% White
North Central Missouri College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
North Central Missouri College Unknown (2011-2013)
% Non Resident races
North Central Missouri College non_resident (2012-2013)
North Central Missouri 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. 0.04 0.53
North Central Missouri College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,810 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 $4,980 is less than the state average of $10,260. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,810 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,980 $10,260
North Central Missouri College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 152 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95%
North Central Missouri College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

North Central Missouri College is truly a remarkable college known for its academic excellence and strong sense of community. We believe our educational institution signifies choice and value. It is people gathering to investigate, discover, seek opportunities, and embark upon countless challenges for betterment. North Central Missouri College is a community college founded in 1925. We exist to serve the residents of north central Missouri and offer many types of courses and programs, including classes that transfer to four-year colleges and courses that develop specific career skills. As a community college, NCMC serves the special needs of this particular area with its programs and services. We offer University transfer programs, career programs, individual courses for personal or professional growth, short courses and seminars on a credit or non-credit basis, student services and activities including counseling, testing, career planning, financial aid, athletics, intramurals and student activities. We also offers adult education and literacy, cultural enrichment programs, upward bound-a college-prep program for selected high school students and sss-a college success program funded by a federal TRIO grant. The College began a beautification effort several years ago and have enhanced the scenery of our campus with lush shrubs, lawns, and reflective areas on campus. Our new Ketcham Center is the home of our competitive sports programs, but also provides you a membership ensuring an active lifestyle while on campus. Plans are underway to build a new Allied Health building, renovate and restore our landmark Geyer building, and construct a new Student Services building.

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Did You Know?
For Missouri public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,853 per year for in-state students and $6,240 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,404 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Missouri is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Missouri 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 0.45, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Missouri is Concorde Career Colleges. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.