Morgan Community College

Tel: (970)542-3100
  • Morgan Community College is a two-year community college, one of 13 community colleges in the Colorado Community College System, Colorado's largest system of higher education.
School Highlights
  • Morgan Community College serves 1,837 students (22% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
  • Morgan Community College is the only community colleges within Morgan County, CO.
  • The nearest community college is Northeastern Junior College (39.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Morgan Community College(CO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty58 staff48 staff
Morgan Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,837 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 31:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has grown by 32% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,837 students1,571 students
Morgan Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio32:136:1
Morgan Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students412 students670 students
Morgan Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students1,425 students901 students
Morgan Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Morgan Community College Enrollment Breakdown CO All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Morgan Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
-
2%
Morgan Community College Asian (2007-2012)
% Hispanic
13%
16%
Morgan Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
1%
5%
Morgan Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
69%
64%
Morgan Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Morgan Community College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
2%
1%
Morgan Community College Non Resident (2009-2016)
% Unknown races
12%
8%
Morgan Community College Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.490.55
Morgan Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
28%
40%
Morgan Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,200$33,100
Morgan Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,394 is less than the state average of $4,109. The in-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $12,692 is more than the state average of $10,273. The out-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,394$4,109
Morgan Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$12,692$10,273
Morgan Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%89%
Morgan Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$13,000$13,000
Morgan Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,139
Morgan Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • MCC serves students in 11,500-square-miles of Eastern Colorado including the counties of Morgan, Washington, Yuma , Lincoln, Kit Carson, and the eastern half of Adams and Arapahoe counties. The main campus at Fort Morgan and the five Centers throughout the service area provide the first two years of a college degree, occupational programs, adult basic education, college classes for high school students, customized training for business and community, and houses the Small Business Development Center. MCC's main campus at Fort Morgan is located 80 miles northeast of Denver, Colorado, on Interstate 76, exit number 82 on Barlow Road (County Road 20). It is the site of administration and business offices, classrooms, instructional shops and laboratories, The Learning Resource Center, Bloedorn Lecture Hall, the Aspen Founders Room, and the new Student Center. The Learning Resource Center (LRC), located in Cottonwood Hall on the Fort Morgan campus, houses a number of special areas and services to assist students with their instructional and informational needs. These areas include the MCC Library, the Testing Center, the Media Center, and the Distance Learning center.

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Did You Know?
For Colorado public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,109 per year for in-state students and $10,273 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,389 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Colorado community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Colorado is Everest College-Aurora. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.