Mid Michigan Community College is a two-year public school with three campuses located in Michigan since 1965. MMCC offers certificates and associate’s degrees. MMCC prides itself on “making a college degree both affordable and attainable,” and Mid Michigan Community College states its mission “to provide educational and community leadership for the development of human ability.” Mid Michigan Community College is accredited by The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
The college has three locations:
- Harrison Campus in Harrison, Michigan
- Pickard Campus in Mount Pleasant, Michigan
- Doan Center in Mount Pleasant, Michigan
The main campus, Harrison, lies on more than 550 acres of land, offering several trails, which are open all year long and are free to the public. Bike trails extend 10 miles through various terrain and grades. The Harrison campus also features a cafeteria and automotive lab for students. The Pickard Campus consists of a three-story office building, which has been converted into classrooms and administrative offices. This campus is most popular for its vocational training, especially in nursing. The newest campus in Mount Pleasant, the Doan Center, maintains a computer lab for computer-based classes, small study lounges, and a student bookstore. Added future expansion is slated at the Doan Center.
MMCC offers more than 50 academic programs. Transfer programs are designed for students planning to pursue baccalaureate degrees at four-year institutions. Career programs provide students with the necessary skills and related knowledge to qualify for future positions in different industries. General studies programs allow students to receive educational experiences in a variety of subject-matter areas. Courses are offered in several formats, including face-to-face traditional classroom courses, courses offered completely online, and hybrid courses (a combination of both). All online courses use Moodle and typically feature discussion forums, writing or group projects, and online readings. Students have access to services, such as remedial tutoring, academic counseling, career counseling, employment services for students, and placement services for completers.
Demographics at Mid Michigan Community College include:
- 4,694 undergraduate students enrolled
- 54 percent of students study full-time
- 27:1 student-to-faculty ratio
- 209 faculty members, with 46 full-time instructors and 163 part-time
- 58 percent female student body
- 7 percent minority student body
- 25 percent adult students
- 100 percent in-state students
- 52 percent retention rate for full-time students and 39 percent for part-time
- Graduation rate of ten percent
Tuition is dependent on residency, along with on-campus versus distance education students. The following tuition rates do not reflect added fees:
- In-district, $98 per contact hour
- In-district distance education, $123 per contact hour
- Out-of-district, $182 per contact hour
- Out-of-district distance education, $207 per contact hour
- Out-of-state, $343 per contact hour
- Out-of-state distance education, $368 per contact hour
- International, $485 per contact hour
Financial aid offered at Mid Michigan Community College includes: federal aid, student aid, MMCC scholarships, Vocational Educational Assistance Program, College Work Study Program, Veterans Educational Benefits, and special circumstances.
Federal aid includes:
- Pell Grant
- Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
- Federal Work Study
- Federal Direct Subsidized Stafford Loan
- Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loan
- Federal Direct Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students
Added student aid includes GEAR UP programs, the Michigan Competitive Scholarship, Michigan Indian Tuition Waiver, Michigan Tuition Incentive Program, Michigan Education Savings Program, and Michigan Education Trust. Students must complete a FAFSA form (MMCC’s School Code: 006768) to determine eligibility. All students must attend classes to be eligible to receive financial aid. Approximately 92 percent of students attending Mid Michigan Community College receive financial aid.
MMCC retains an "open door" admissions policy. Before registration, incoming students are required to meet with an advisor and are encouraged to file paperwork for financial aid. A first-time freshman applying to MMCC would need to submit a high school transcript or GED, complete an online admission, and complete placement testing to enroll at MMCC. Transfer students must submit the same information in addition to transcript(s) from previous colleges or schools attended.
Sector Of Institution:Public, 2-year
Highest Level Of Offering:Associate's degree
Adult Age Enrollments:1,174
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