Moberly Area Community College

  • The mission of Moberly Area Community College is to foster excellence in learning. As a publicly supported institution of higher education, MACC will provide open admission to educational programs and services that are geographically and financially accessible throughout northeast Missouri.
School Highlights
  • Moberly Area Community College serves 5,431 students (46% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 33%.
  • Moberly Area Community College is the only community colleges within Randolph County, MO.
  • The nearest community college to Moberly Area Community College is Metro Business College-Jefferson City (58.4 miles away).

Top Placements

Moberly Area Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Missouri for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 156 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Moberly Area Community College(MO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty156 staff32 staff
Moberly Area Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Moberly Area Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Moberly Area Community College diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment5,431 students1,126 students
Moberly Area Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio35:127:1
Moberly Area Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students2,524 students514 students
Moberly Area Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students2,907 students612 students
Moberly Area Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Moberly Area Community College Enrollment Breakdown MO All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Moberly Area Community College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2015)
% Asian
Moberly Area Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Moberly Area Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Moberly Area Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Moberly Area Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Moberly Area Community College More (2011-2016)
Moberly Area Community College Ethnicity Breakdown MO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.170.51
Moberly Area Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Moberly Area Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,900$31,000
Moberly Area Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,170 is less than the state average of $5,754. The in-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $5,820 is less than the state average of $7,141. The out-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,170$5,754
Moberly Area Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$5,820$7,141
Moberly Area Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid90%94%
Moberly Area Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$9,625$12,204
Moberly Area Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,000
Moberly Area Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • We are a strong and proud institution, founded in 1927, and thriving today as a college that truly cares about the students, faculty, and staff who together make this institution great. Our enrollment is approximately 4000 and we offer both day and evening classes, on-campus, off-campus, and dual credit in the area high schools; as well as a variety of support services--all designed to make the learning experience at MACC truly rewarding. Our emphasis is on low student-teacher ratios, individualized attention, and respect for the rich diversity of students we serve. As a progressive institution, we strive to provide the academic and technological services that our students need in order to be successful in the future. All two-year degree and one-year certificate programs are approved by the Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education. Specific programs within the College are approved by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (Division of Vocational and Adult Education), the Missouri State Board of Nursing, and the Missouri Department of Public Safety. MACC also offers courses and programs approved by the American Institute of Banking, the Missouri Department of Social Services and the American Management Association. Moberly Area Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Did You Know?
For Missouri public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,754 per year for in-state students and $7,141 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,433 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Missouri is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Missouri community colleges have a diversity score of 0.51, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Missouri is Concorde Career College-Kansas City. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.