Martin Community College

Tel: (252)792-1521
799 students
Public institution

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Martin Community College is a public comprehensive community college serving primarily residents of Martin County and segments of Bertie and Washington Counties. The College provides quality post-secondary curriculum programs leading to an Associate in Arts, Associate in Applied Science, or General Education degree, diploma, or a certificate of proficiency. Also offered is a certificate of attendance or diploma for Continuing Education courses.
School Highlights:
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Martin Community College serves 799 students (48.06% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
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Martin Community College is the only community colleges within Martin County, NC.
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The nearest community college is Beaufort County Community College (21.98 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 82 teachers has grown by 51% over five years.
Martin Community 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 82 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 799 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment 799 students 1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 384 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 415 students
1,017 students
% Hispanic
1%
7%
% Black
32%
12%
% White
29%
57%
% Unknown races
38%
3%
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. 0.47 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,183 is less than the state average of $5,694. The in-state tuition has grown by 62% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,943 is less than the state average of $10,325. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,183 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,943 $10,252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 83%
89%
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Martin Community College was initially authorized as Martin Technical Institute by the General Assembly of North Carolina during the 1967 session. The State Board of Education exercised the authority the General Assembly delegated to it by contracting with the Martin County Board of Education for the establishment of a unit of the North Carolina Department of Community College System. This action was finalized on September 7, 1967. Martin Technical Institute was granted community college status by the General Assembly on June 26, 1975, with funding for a two-year college transfer program appropriated on July 1, 1976. The name was officially changed to Martin Community College on July 1, 1976. Martin Community College is conveniently located one mile west of Williamston, North Carolina. The physical plant consists of 146,265 square feet of space used to provide realistic instruction in air-conditioned classrooms, laboratories, and shops. The library has a collection of approximately 30,200 volumes as well as special resource materials selected by professional librarians in consultation with faculty and administrative personnel. The College is committed to providing quality educational experiences at a reasonable cost and at times convenient to students who work part-time or full-time. In addition to scheduling traditional classes to meet the needs of students, the College offers a variety of distance learning opportunities including Internet classes, classes on the North Carolina Information Highway, and telecourses. Martin Community College serves as an educational link between adults with educational needs and employers with needs for a skilled workforce. Occupational and vocational/technical training are emphasized in both curriculum and continuing education offerings. Additional emphases are placed on the College's transfer programs, basic skills programs, and developmental education programs.

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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,422 per year for in-state students and $8,179 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,443 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 67%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

North Carolina 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 0.60, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Robeson Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.