• Montcalm Community College creates a learning community in which educated and trained people contribute to the economic, cultural and social well-being.

School Highlights

Montcalm Community College serves 1,529 students (26% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 33%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,529 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,820
  • Out-state tuition: $8,430
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 39%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Montcalm Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 133 teachers has grown by 137% over five years.
Montcalm Community College
(MI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
133 staff
224 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Montcalm Community College has declined by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 32:1 over five years.
The Montcalm Community College diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,529 students
3,456 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
15:1
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# Full-Time Students
404 students
1,325 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,125 students
2,131 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
186 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
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% Asian
n/a
2%
% Hispanic
n/a
5%
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% Black
n/a
14%
% White
61%
67%
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% Two or more races
1%
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
37%
7%
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Diversity Score
0.49
0.52
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College Completion Rate
31%
19%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$30,000
$30,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,820 is more than the state average of $4,914. The in-state tuition has declined by 19% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,430 is more than the state average of $6,836. The out-state tuition has declined by 23% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$5,820
$4,914
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$8,430
$6,836
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
87%
87%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$14,805
$11,637
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,000
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
100%
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Montcalm Community College began in fall 1963 as an idea in the minds of a group of public-spirited citizens. It had become obvious to the people of Montcalm County that such factors as distance to existing colleges, rising educational costs, increasing demands upon institutions of higher education and the growing specialization of the work force were combining to form a mandate for local post-high school education. MCC has progressed steadily since its approval by area voters in 1965. Credit courses are available to students desiring selected classes or classes leading to a certificate or degree. Upgrading and retraining courses, a wide variety of non-credit and recreation courses, employment services, counseling, financial aid assistance, career planning services and tutoring are also available. A dedicated staff, student body and community have helped make the dream of 1963 a viable community college ' a learning community dedicated to meeting the educational needs of the people it serves. Whether you're looking for credit or non-credit classes, personal or professional development, or cultural or recreational pursuits, you're looking at the right place -- Montcalm Community College, your community college. Our goal is to provide excellent learning in a convenient manner. The college has enjoyed a long history of accreditation by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,529 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,820
  • Out-state tuition: $8,430
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 39%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Michigan public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,914 per year for in-state students and $6,836 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,103 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Michigan is 89%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Michigan community colleges have a diversity score of 0.52, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Finlandia University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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