Miller-Motte College-Wilmington

5000 Market Street
Wilmington, NC 28405-0000
Tel: (910)392-4660
School Highlights
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington serves 3,463 students (61% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 41:1 is higher than the state community college average of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
  • Miller-Motte College-Wilmington is one of 2 community colleges within New Hanover County, NC.
  • The nearest community college is Cape Fear Community College (3.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 85 teachers has grown by 165% over five years.
Miller-Motte College-Wilmington(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty85 staff139 staff
Miller-Motte College-Wilmington Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 3,463 has grown by 83% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 41:1 has increased from 32:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,463 students2,380 students
Miller-Motte College-Wilmington Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio41:120:1
Miller-Motte College-Wilmington Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students2,124 students1,019 students
Miller-Motte College-Wilmington Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students1,339 students1,361 students
Miller-Motte College-Wilmington Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Miller-Motte College-Wilmington Enrollment Breakdown NC All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Miller-Motte College-Wilmington American Indian/Alaskan (2010-2016)
% Asian
Miller-Motte College-Wilmington Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Miller-Motte College-Wilmington Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Miller-Motte College-Wilmington Black (2007-2016)
% White
Miller-Motte College-Wilmington White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Miller-Motte College-Wilmington More (2012-2016)
% Unknown races
Miller-Motte College-Wilmington Ethnicity Breakdown NC 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.0.570.55
Miller-Motte College-Wilmington Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,100$27,500
Miller-Motte College-Wilmington Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $10,485 is less than the state average of $16,754. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$10,485$16,754
Miller-Motte College-Wilmington In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%78%
Miller-Motte College-Wilmington % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$23,472$10,500
Miller-Motte College-Wilmington Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$7,436$6,092
Miller-Motte College-Wilmington Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate67%69%
Miller-Motte College-Wilmington Percent Admitted (2007-2010)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,904 per year for in-state students and $9,565 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,754 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 69%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

North Carolina 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 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Fayetteville Technical Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.