• Montgomery Community College will provide quality educational opportunities including basic skills, occupational, associate, and pre-baccalaureate programs; support economic development by offering workforce training and retraining; improve the quality of life for individuals and the community; and respond to the changing needs of the local, state, and global environment.

School Highlights

Montgomery Community College serves 679 students (39% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the state community college average of 9:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 40%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 679 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,409
  • Out-state tuition: $8,553
  • Student:teacher ratio: 5:1
  • Minority enrollment: 37%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Montgomery Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 139 teachers has grown by 113% over five years.
Montgomery Community College
(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
139 staff
256 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Montgomery Community College has declined by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 7:1 over five years.
The Montgomery Community College diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
679 students
2,259 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
9:1
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# Full-Time Students
263 students
693 students
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# Part-Time Students
416 students
1,449 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
563 students
252 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
263 students
693 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
5 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
416 students
1,497 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
1 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
717 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
1%
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
20%
10%
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% Black
12%
18%
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% White
63%
60%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.55
0.59
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
0.59%
1.51%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.63%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$26,400
$27,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,409 is less than the state average of $2,531. The in-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,553 is more than the state average of $8,245. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,409
$2,531
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$8,553
$8,245
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
92%
81%
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Median Debt for Graduates
n/a
$11,865
Median Debt for Dropouts
n/a
$5,846
Acceptance Rate
n/a
82%
SAT Reading
n/a
488
SAT Math
n/a
498
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
13
ACT Math
n/a
16
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • The State Board of Education issued a charter to Montgomery Technical Institute on September 7, 1967. As directed by law, eight members were appointed to the Board of Trustees. In November 1967, administrative and teaching personnel were employed. Extension classes were conducted in 1967-68, and full-time curriculum students were accepted in August 1968. The institution's first students were graduated in June 1969. Adult Basic Education and adult high school diploma programs began in October 1968. Montgomery Technical College in 1983 in accordance with legislative and board approval, and in September 1987, the Board of Trustees and Montgomery County Commissioners voted for the name to be officially changed to Montgomery Community College as authorized by the North Carolina General Assembly. The Montgomery Community College campus now includes facilities of approximately 125,000 square feet on 153 acres of land. The most recent addition to the campus is the newly constructed Business, Industry, Technology Resource Center. The Business, Industry, Technology Resource Center contains 44,800 square feet of floor space utilized for an electronic library, a totally interactive classroom to transmit and receive real-time voice, video, and data on the North Carolina Information Highway (NCIH), and classrooms/laboratories. The Center is designed to serve as a facilitation site for training both on campus and within a work place, and employers can utilize the Center for training all levels of staff. Montgomery Community College offers programs of study within five areas: Arts & Sciences, Business Technology, Commercial Technology, Health/Public Services Technology. Classes are offered during the day and evening. Successful completion of a program may result in an Associate degree, diploma, or certificate. The college is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to offer associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Montgomery Community College cost?

Montgomery Community College's tuition is approximately $2,409 for In-State students and $8,553 for Out-State students.

What is Montgomery Community College's ranking?

Montgomery Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in North Carolina for: Percent of students receiving financial aid.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 679 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,409
  • Out-state tuition: $8,553
  • Student:teacher ratio: 5:1
  • Minority enrollment: 37%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,531 per year for in-state students and $8,245 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $27,763 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 71%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

North Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.59, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Durham Technical Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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