Mid-Plains Community College

  • North Platte Community College has two Campuses. The North Platte Campuses have grown to serve over 1200 academic transfer and vocational program students. The dedication and support by citizens and alumni speak well for the institution and its programs. The North Campus central facility was constructed in 1970 and enlarged in 1972. Adjacent shop buildings have subsequently been added throughout the past ten years. A variety of technical educational programs are available on the North Campus in health, transportation, building construction, electronics and information technology.
School Highlights
  • Mid-Plains Community College serves 2,143 students (40% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 19%.
  • Mid-Plains Community College is the only community colleges within Lincoln County, NE.
  • The nearest community college to Mid-Plains Community College is Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (35.1 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 159 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Mid-Plains Community College(NE) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty159 staff20 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Mid-Plains Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
  • The Mid-Plains Community College diversity score of 0.35 is more than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,143 students1,769 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:123:1
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# Full-Time Students851 students477 students
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# Part-Time Students1,292 students1,292 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
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% Asian
-
2%
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% Hispanic
9%
7%
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% Black
3%
6%
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% White
80%
81%
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% Two or more races
3%
1%
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% Non Resident races
1%
-
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% Unknown races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.350.33
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College Completion Rate
33%
33%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,700$35,400
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,820 is less than the state average of $3,081. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $3,540 is less than the state average of $4,438. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,820$3,081
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Out-State Tuition Fees$3,540$4,438
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$7,670$11,675
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$5,500
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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