North Central Missouri College

Tel: (660)359-3948
  • North Central Missouri College provides comprehensive higher educational programs and services that are academically, geographically, and financially accessible to the residents and the communities of north central Missouri. North Central Missouri College promotes awareness of both the freedom and the responsibility associated with education. The College encourages free-flowing ideas and responsible action and emphasizes self-reliance, productivity, and a lifelong commitment to learning. The College, an open-admission community college, is committed to delivering quality instruction and support services to the broad range of students who can benefit from formal instruction.
School Highlights
  • North Central Missouri College serves 1,775 students (52% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 33%.
  • North Central Missouri College is the only community colleges within Grundy County, MO.
  • The nearest community college to North Central Missouri College is Wentworth Military Academy & College (63.0 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
North Central Missouri College(MO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty62 staff32 staff
North Central Missouri College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of North Central Missouri College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
  • The North Central Missouri College diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has grown by 204% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,775 students1,126 students
North Central Missouri College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio29:127:1
North Central Missouri College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students927 students514 students
North Central Missouri College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students848 students612 students
North Central Missouri College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
North Central Missouri College Enrollment Breakdown MO All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
North Central Missouri College American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2011)
% Hispanic
North Central Missouri College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
North Central Missouri College Black (2007-2016)
% White
North Central Missouri College White (2007-2016)
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
North Central Missouri College Ethnicity Breakdown MO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.120.51
North Central Missouri College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
North Central Missouri College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,100$31,200
North Central Missouri College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,017 is less than the state average of $5,754. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $5,340 is less than the state average of $7,141. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,017$5,754
North Central Missouri College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$5,340$7,141
North Central Missouri College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Tuition NotesTuition is based on
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid93%95%
North Central Missouri College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2013)
Median Debt for Graduates$10,202$12,873
North Central Missouri College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,000
North Central Missouri College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)


Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, SoftballBaseball, Basketball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Baptist Student Union, Delta Epsilon Chi Marketing and Managment Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, PAS Agriculture Club, Phi Mu Epsilon Sorority, Psychology/Sociology Club, Residence Hall Association, Student Missouri State Teachers Association, Student Nurses' Association, Student Senate

Arts and Music Programs:
NCMC Players
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • North Central Missouri College is truly a remarkable college known for its academic excellence and strong sense of community. We believe our educational institution signifies choice and value. It is people gathering to investigate, discover, seek opportunities, and embark upon countless challenges for betterment. North Central Missouri College is a community college founded in 1925. We exist to serve the residents of north central Missouri and offer many types of courses and programs, including classes that transfer to four-year colleges and courses that develop specific career skills. As a community college, NCMC serves the special needs of this particular area with its programs and services. We offer University transfer programs, career programs, individual courses for personal or professional growth, short courses and seminars on a credit or non-credit basis, student services and activities including counseling, testing, career planning, financial aid, athletics, intramurals and student activities. We also offers adult education and literacy, cultural enrichment programs, upward bound-a college-prep program for selected high school students and sss-a college success program funded by a federal TRIO grant. The College began a beautification effort several years ago and have enhanced the scenery of our campus with lush shrubs, lawns, and reflective areas on campus. Our Ketcham Center is the home of our competitive sports programs, but also provides you a membership ensuring an active lifestyle while on campus. Our Cross Hall Allied Health building and Barton Agriculture campus offer state of the art technologies.  Plans are underway to renovate Geyer Hall.

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Did You Know?
For Missouri public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,754 per year for in-state students and $7,141 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,433 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Missouri is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Missouri community colleges have a diversity score of 0.51, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Missouri is Concorde Career College-Kansas City. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.