Mountain View College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Oustanding
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Mountain View College is a medium two-year, public school with 8,540 students enrolled. This school is one of the 34 schools and colleges located in Dallas, Texas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
35
Fair
1-year certificate and associate's degree are available at Mountain View College.

MVC implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 35 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Criminal Justice, Business, Welding, and Industrial Technologies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
64%
Fair
It is important 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.

Mountain View College student retention rate is relatively low at 64% (close to Texas average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
29 : 1
High
The graduation rate at Mountain View College is very low: 13%. Roughly 30% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Mountain View College is a bit disappointing, 29:1. Find out more details regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,300
Low
Average tuition cost is low, around $5,300 a year.

Read the details about Mountain View 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
This college will consider accepting 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) at entry.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Mountain View College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (214) 860-8680 or check Mountain View College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C+
Dicey
Mountain View College offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Mountain View 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.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at Mountain View College.

Army ROTC programs are available at MVC. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Mountain View College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Mountain View College Location and Maps



Post Address: Mountain View College, 4849 West Illinois Ave., Dallas, Texas 75211-6599, USA
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