Mineral Area College: Review & Facts

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Mineral Area College is a medium two-year, public school with 4,390 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1922 and is the only college located in Park Hills, Missouri.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
41
Fair
Mineral Area College will give you the opportunity to obtain a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Mineral Area College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 41 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Medical, Medical Assistant, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
66%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Mineral Area College is relatively low at 66% (close to Missouri average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
23 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Mineral Area College is low - 31%. About 11% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Mineral Area College is reasonable: 23:1. Find out more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,400
Low
Average tuition price is low, around $5,300 annually. The additional fees at Mineral Area College beyond tuition are about $100, which totals $5,400 annually.

Read the details about Mineral Area College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Mineral Area College is $15.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Mineral Area College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (573) 431-4593 or check Mineral Area College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,600
Low
Mineral Area College provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Mineral Area College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Mineral Area College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 300 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - approximately $3,600 per year.

Based on the college crime data, Mineral Area College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Mineral Area College Location and Maps



Post Address: Mineral Area College, 5270 Flat River Road, Park Hills, Missouri 63601-1000, USA
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