Mountain View College

  • Mountain View College is a comprehensive community college dedicated to delivering excellence in education and encouraging intellectual and personal growth.

School Highlights

Mountain View College serves 12,210 students (16% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.

Top Rankings

Mountain View College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Texas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 481 teachers has grown by 243% over five years.
Mountain View College(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-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 Faculty481 staff262 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of Mountain View College has grown by 36% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 56:1 over five years.
The Mountain View College diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment12,210 students4,831 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:117:1
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# Full-Time Students1,979 students1,371 students
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# Part-Time Students10,231 students3,460 students
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% Asian
4%
5%
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% Hispanic
64%
47%
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% Black
20%
12%
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% White
8%
29%
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% Two or more races
1%
3%
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% Non Resident races
-
2%
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% Unknown races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.540.68
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College Completion Rate
18%
24%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,100$34,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,015 is less than the state average of $4,287. The in-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,695 is less than the state average of $6,528. The out-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,015$4,287
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,695$6,528
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid81%82%
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Median Debt for Graduates$8,844$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,374$5,500
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Mountain View College provides Technical programs, Vocational programs, Freshman and sophomore courses in arts and sciences. Continuing adult education programs, Compensatory education programs, continuing program of counseling, Workforce development programs, Adult literacy and other basic skills programs. Students trek to Mountain View for classes and programs in fields like computer information technology, teacher education, electronics technology, geographic information systems, criminal justice and welding technology. Some even get off the ground in aviation technology. Mountain View College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Mountain View College is KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts (6.8 miles away).
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