Montgomery Community College

  • 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 836 students (40% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 45%.

Top Rankings

Montgomery Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in North Carolina for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Montgomery Community College(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty65 staff144 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Montgomery Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The Montgomery Community College diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has grown by 56% over five years.
Total Enrollment836 students2,123 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:118:1
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# Full-Time Students333 students761 students
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# Part-Time Students503 students1,362 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
16%
10%
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% Black
18%
22%
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% White
60%
55%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.580.63
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College Completion Rate
34%
25%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,400$27,500
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,409 is less than the state average of $2,528. The in-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,553 is more than the state average of $8,242. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,409$2,528
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,553$8,242
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid77%77%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Montgomery Community College is Stanly Community College (20.6 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 2,545 students | 20.60 Mi141 College Drive
    Albemarle, NC 28001
    (704) 982-0121
    20.602,545
  • 2,784 students | 21.20 Mi629 Industrial Park Ave
    Asheboro, NC 27205
    (336) 633-0200
    21.202,784
  • 4,018 students | 28.10 Mi3395 Airport Rd
    Pinehurst, NC 28374
    (910) 692-6185
    28.104,018
  • 2,847 students | 30.70 Mi680 Highway 74 West
    Polkton, NC 28135
    (704) 272-5300
    30.702,847
  • 2,555 students | 33.30 Mi1042 W Hamlet Ave
    Hamlet, NC 28345
    (910) 410-1700
    33.302,555
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For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,528 per year for in-state students and $8,242 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $25,071 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 76%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

North Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.63, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Richmond Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.