Midland College

3600 N Garfield
Midland, TX 79705-0000
Tel: 4326854556
  • The main campus of Midland College is located at 3600 North Garfield. In addition, the school operates an Advanced Technology Center, Cogdell Learning Center, an Aviation Maintenance Technology Hangar, Professional Pilot Preparation Hanger, Child Care Center, and the Petroleum Professional Development Center throughout the community. Midland College classes are also held at the Williams Regional Technical Training Center in Fort Stockton.
School Highlights
  • Midland College serves 5,645 students (28% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 61%.
  • Midland College is the only community colleges within Midland County, TX.
  • The nearest community college is Odessa College (19.50 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 185 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
Midland College(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty185 staff76 staff
Midland College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 5,645 has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment5,645 students3,921 students
Midland College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio31:135:1
Midland College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,593 students1,055 students
Midland College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students4,052 students2,866 students
Midland College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Midland College Enrollment Breakdown TX All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Midland College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% Asian
Midland College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Midland College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Midland College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Midland College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Midland College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
Midland College Non Resident (2007-2008)
% Unknown races
Midland College Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups 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.0.610.69
Midland College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$40,800$34,000
Midland College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,068 is less than the state average of $4,070. The in-state tuition has declined by 66% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $2,196 is less than the state average of $6,270. The out-state tuition has declined by 49% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,068$4,070
Midland College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$2,196$6,270
Midland College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid79%83%
Midland College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$5,250$9,500
Midland College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$2,750$5,250
Midland College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate100%75%


Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Golf, Softball, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Cheering, Golf,
Softball, Volleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.27 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Ambassadors, Amtgard, Anime Club, Art Guild, Baptist Student Ministry, Catholic Student Association of Midland (CSAM), Chemistry Club, Education Society, Engineering Club, Every Nation Campus Ministry, Geology Club, International Student Club, Jazz Band, Kinesiology Club, LaCrosse Club, LGBTQ+, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Regents, Respiratory Care Club, Sigma Kappa Delta, Spirit Squad, Student Government Association (SGA), Student Nurses Association, Students in Philanthropy (SIP), T.O.G.A., The Navigators, Veterans Association Ambassadors, Amtgard, Anime Club, Art Guild, Chemistry Club, Geology Club, Jazz Band, LaCrosse Club, LGBTQ+, Regents, Spirit Squad, T.O.G.A., The Navigators, Baptist Student Ministry,
Catholic Student Association of Midland (CSAM),
Education Society,
Engineering Club,
Every Nation Campus Ministry,
International Student Club,
Kinesiology Club,
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society,
Respiratory Care Club,
Sigma Kappa Delta,
Student Government Association (SGA),
Student Nurses Association,
Students in Philanthropy (SIP),
Veterans Association,
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Midland College offers more than fifty associate degree and certificate options, and is a Level II (four-year) institution, accredited to offer a Bachelor of Applied Technology (BAT) degree and a Bachelor of Applied Science degree. Students may also earn upper-level degrees on the Midland campus from various four-year universities. More than 200,000 people have taken classes at Midland College since 1972, and current student enrollment is approximately 6,000.  
  • The college also invests in the quality of life in Midland. The Phyllis and Bob Cowan Performing Arts Series and the Davidson Distinguished Lecture Series recruit renowned performers and speakers to the campus for free community cultural and entertainment performances and lectures. The campus is also home to the McCormick Art Gallery and co-produces theatre presentations with Midland Community Theatre. The Al G. Langford Chaparral Center, located on the Midland College main campus, hosts concerts, trade shows, and sporting events.
  • Midland College's annual operating budget is $65 million. The school is supported by one of the top community college foundations in the nation. Interest from endowments totaling $7 million has been placed into operating budgets for campus upgrades, technology, instruction and other projects. Since 1992 the college has raised in over $00 million from public and private sources. In 2005, to better serve an ever-increasing student body, Midland College passed a $41.8 million bond that is providing newly expanded learning facilities and other campus improvements, which include state-of-the-art classrooms, lecture halls, and laboratory facilities and resources.
  • Looking to the future, the faculty and staff of Midland College are committed to instruction that sustains a life-long quest for knowledge and provides students with academic, intellectual, occupational and professional proficiency. Additional information is available on the Internet at www.midland.edu.

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Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,070 per year for in-state students and $6,270 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,730 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas 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 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Texas is Houston Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.