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 505 students (56% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American), which is less than the state average of 38%.

Top Rankings

Miles Community College ranks 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.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty32 staff40 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Miles Community College has grown by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The Miles Community College diversity score of 0.31 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has grown by 29% over five years.
Total Enrollment505 students1,367 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:119:1
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# Full-Time Students283 students488 students
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# Part-Time Students222 students879 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
181140
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% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
2%
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
4%
2%
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% Black
2%
1%
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% White
83%
62%
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% Hawaiian
2%
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% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.310.55
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College Completion Rate
44%
24%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,900$34,700
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,950 is more than the state average of $4,139. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,860 is less than the state average of $8,788. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,950$4,139
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,860$8,788
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid87%80%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Source: 2019 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Miles Community College is Dawson Community College (70.3 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Montana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,139 per year for in-state students and $8,788 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Montana community colleges have a diversity score of 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Montana is Dawson Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.