- 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.
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)
Montgomery Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:
The teacher population of 139 teachers has grown by 113% over five years.
Montgomery Community College
(NC) Community College Avg.
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
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 declined by 5% over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
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
Out-State Tuition Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
- 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 and Highest completion rates.
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