Madisonville Community College

  • Madisonville Community College, a member of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, is a public comprehensive community college in the Madisonville Community and Technical College District.
School Highlights
  • Madisonville Community College serves 4,433 students (31% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 37:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 16%.
  • Madisonville Community College is the only community colleges within Hopkins County, KY.
  • The nearest community college to Madisonville Community College is Henderson Community College (31.0 miles away).

Top Placements

Madisonville Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Kentucky for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 120 teachers has declined by 45% over five years.
Madisonville Community College(KY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsLess than 2 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty120 staff97 staff
Madisonville Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Madisonville Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Madisonville Community College diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has grown by 17% over five years.
Total Enrollment4,433 students3,252 students
Madisonville Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio37:127:1
Madisonville Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,390 students1,360 students
Madisonville Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students3,043 students1,892 students
Madisonville Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Madisonville Community College Enrollment Breakdown KY All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Madisonville Community College Asian (2013-2016)
% Hispanic
Madisonville Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Madisonville Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Madisonville Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Madisonville Community College More (2011-2016)
Madisonville Community College Ethnicity Breakdown KY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.200.29
Madisonville Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Madisonville Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,100$29,400
Madisonville Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,624 is less than the state average of $4,996. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $12,456 is less than the state average of $12,836. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,624$4,996
Madisonville Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$12,456$12,836
Madisonville Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid99%97%
Madisonville Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$10,123$14,296
Madisonville Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$6,500
Madisonville Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Madisonville Community College is changing lives by providing a supportive educational environment that will help you reach your postsecondary goals and start you on the road to lifelong learning. We serve one of the 16 seamless districts of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS). MCC has three campuses in Madisonville- Health, Technology, and North- and the newest facility is the Muhlenberg County Campus. The four campuses of MCC play key roles in the statewide mission of the KCTCS- affordable postsecondary education and workforce training. Madisonville Community College offers classes in Caldwell, Crittenden, Henderson, Hopkins, McLean, Muhlenberg and Webster counties. We can give students ready access to postsecondary education and workforce training with day, evening and weekend classes, off-campus locations, the Internet, KET telecourses, Kentucky Virtual University, interactive television and short-term training. Madisonville Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree.

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Did You Know?
For Kentucky public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,996 per year for in-state students and $12,836 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,961 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Kentucky community colleges have a diversity score of 0.29, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Kentucky is Sullivan University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.