Mountain View College

4849 West Illinois Ave.
Dallas, TX 75211-6599
Tel: (214)860-8680
  • 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 8,950 students (22% of students are full-time).
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 61%.
  • Mountain View College is one of 19 community colleges within Dallas County, TX.
  • The nearest community college is El Centro College (7.00 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 161 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Mountain View College(TX) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty161 staff76 staff
Mountain View College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 8,950 has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.68 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment8,950 students3,921 students
Mountain View College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio56:135:1
Mountain View College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,962 students1,055 students
Mountain View College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students6,988 students2,866 students
Mountain View College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Mountain View College Enrollment Breakdown TX All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Mountain View College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Mountain View College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Mountain View College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Mountain View College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Mountain View College More (2014-2016)
% Non Resident races
Mountain View College Non Resident (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
Mountain View College Ethnicity Breakdown TX 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.0.680.69
Mountain View College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Mountain View College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,100$34,000
Mountain View College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,015 is less than the state average of $4,070. The in-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,695 is less than the state average of $6,270. The out-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,015$4,070
Mountain View College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$4,695$6,270
Mountain View College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid71%83%
Mountain View College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates-$9,500
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$5,250
Source: 2016 (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.

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Did You Know?
For Dallas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,875 per year for in-state students and $7,186 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,901 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Dallas 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 0.64, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Dallas is Richland College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.