Mitchell Community College

500 W Broad Street, Statesville,
NC, 28677-5293
Tel: (704)878-3200
3,439 students
Public institution

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Mitchell Community College, a learning-centered institution, provides affordable, high-quality educational and training programs and services to meet the changing and diverse lifelong learning needs of a multi-culturally diverse citizenry who live and work in a global society.
School Highlights:
Mitchell Community College serves 3,439 students (45% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Mitchell Community College is the only community colleges within Iredell County, NC.
The nearest community college is Catawba Valley Community College (22.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Mitchell 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 3,439 teachers has grown by 31% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.31 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,439 students
1,360 students
# Full-Time Students
1,542 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 1,897 students
1,014 students
% American Indian/Alaskan 1%
1%
% Asian 1%
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 4%
7%
% Black 12%
11%
% White 82%
66%
% Two or more races -
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. 0.31
0.44

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,281 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 36% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,425 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,281 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,425 $10,175
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Mitchell Community College is a comprehensive, open-admissions community college dedicated to meeting the post-secondary education and training needs of the citizens of Iredell County and surrounding areas. The college provides an array of high quality programs at low cost in an historically rich environment. Mitchell is a student-centered institution where all persons are encouraged to develop their abilities in a community that respects diversity and is supportive of individual achievement. Concerned with the social, civic, cultural, and economic development of the community as a whole, instructional programs are focused on meeting the educational and training needs of all persons over eighteen years of age and persons sixteen years of age and older with special needs. Mitchell Community College has a long and distinguished history as an educational institution. Established in 1852, it began as a Presbyterian female college. Today, it has evolved into a modern comprehensive community college.The college has also been fortunate to have a strong relationship with the community of Statesville. Mitchell Community College commits its resources to provide associate degree, diploma, and certificate programs to meet the pre-service and in-service work force development needs for industry, business, government, and service occupations; to provide associate degree programs for the first two years of academic courses leading to baccalaureate and professional degrees and to provide each student the opportunity to develop the skills and values necessary to succeed in college. The college also offer pre-college programs in adult basic education and literacy, as well as both short- and long-term occupational training in a large number of job-related fields through our Continuing Education Division. Mitchell Community College is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate in arts, associate in science, associate in fine arts and associate in applied science degrees.

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