Miles Community College

  • Miles Community College promotes student success and lifelong learning through accessible, quality programs and community partnerships.
School Highlights
  • Miles Community College serves 420 students (56% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority American and Black), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Miles Community College is the only community colleges within Custer County, MT.
  • The nearest community college to Miles Community College is Dawson Community College (70.3 miles away).

Top Placements

Miles Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Montana for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Miles Community College(MT) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsLess than 2 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty32 staff54 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Miles Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Miles Community College diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has grown by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment420 students1,310 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:120:1
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# Full-Time Students234 students670 students
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# Part-Time Students186 students640 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
181181
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% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
3%
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% Asian
-
1%
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% Hispanic
1%
2%
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% Black
2%
1%
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% White
87%
68%
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% Hawaiian
2%
-
% Two or more races
4%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
-
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Diversity Score0.240.48
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College Completion Rate
38%
19%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,900$34,700
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,950 is more than the state average of $3,974. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,860 is less than the state average of $8,845. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,950$3,974
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,860$8,845
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$13,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,802
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Miles Community College has come a long ways since its inception in 1939. Housed in parts of Custer County High School for 18 years, Miles Community College was Custer County Junior College back then. In 1957, we moved to the old train depot. Around 1967, the American Legion donated the land where Miles Community College sits, and the College began to grow. Although much has changed over the past 65 years, the reasons for coming to Miles Community College have not. Miles Community College offers quality programs. Students who did not graduate from high school can complete their GED on campus or online. MCC offers Associate of Arts and Science degrees with emphases in Elementary Education, Equine Studies, Paraprofessional Educator, Physical Education, Agribusiness, Biofuels, Business, and Pre-Engineering. An Associate of Science in Nursing is offered which train students to become registered nurses. MCC offers Associate of Applied Science degrees in Automotive Technology, Building Technology, Biofuels, Office Technology, Small Business Management, Energy Technology, Equine Studies, Health Information Technology (Coding or Medical Transcription), Information Technology (Graphic and Web Design Option or Networking and PC Maintenance Option), and Radiology Technology (partnership with Montana Tech College of Technology in Butte, MT). Certficate programs are offered in Agriculture, Automotive Technology, Building Technology, Accounting, Customer Relations, Entrepreneurship, Fundamentals of Business, Marketing and Sales, Health Information Technology (Coding or Transcription Option), Health Information Technology-Front Office Medical Assistant, Heavy Equipment Operations, and Paraprofessional Education. Many of these programs offer internships to help students participate in real, hands-on skills training already being used in the workplace. Also, with a professional-technical two-year degree or a one-year certificate, you can immediately enter the workplace, equipped with the appropriate skills employers want and desperately need. For those who want to go on and earn a four-year degree, we offer two-year transfer programs. After obtaining an Associate of Arts or Science, you can—if you wish—transfer to any of the four-year colleges/universities in Montana or any other postsecondary institution. Many of our students have transferred to universities in Montana, Texas, Washington, Idaho, North and South Dakota, Colorado, Virginia, New York, and many others. Miles Community College offers a variety of options for learners—day and night courses, on-campus and off-campus courses, non-credit or continuing education courses, customized workforce development programming, and online and video conferencing courses in over ten outreach sites through our eastern Montana partners. MCC is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association, Region IX, consisting of Junior Colleges from Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska, and Colorado. MCC also participates in the Mon-Dak Basketball Conference with Junior Colleges from North Dakota and Montana. Athletic programs offered at Miles Community College include: men's baseball, women's volleyball, men's and women's basketball, cheerleading, golf, and rodeo.

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