Moberly Area Community College is a public, two-year institution of higher education, located in the city of Moberly, Missouri.
MACC was established in 1927 as Moberly Junior College. In 1984, the institution made major campus improvements including a new library, a 600-seat auditorium, classrooms, Career Center, and Student Commons area. In 2007, the campus performed more renovations and added the McCormick Commons and Residential Center, which provides recreational activities, a computer lab, a laundry room, and the main entryway to dorms. In addition to the main campus in Moberly, MACC operates six satellite campuses (Columbia, Edina, Hannibal, Kirksville, Macon, Mexico) that serve Northeastern and Central Missouri.
Demographics at Moberly Area Community College are as follows:
- About 5,700 students enrolled
- Student-to-faculty ratio of 26:1
- About 50 percent of students study full-time
- More than 60 percent of students are female
- Approximately 85 percent of students are White
- About 30 percent of students are over the age of 25 years old
Moberly Area Community College offers nearly 60 associate’s degree programs and 12 certificate programs. MACC students can choose programs that last anywhere from four months to two years. Once students have graduated, some go straight to work from MACC and some continue their education at a college or university. Dual credit courses are offered by MACC to allow eligible high school juniors and seniors to take MACC classes taught in the high school for college credit as well as for high school credit. Special learning opportunities include ROTC (Army), teacher certification, distance education, and study abroad. About 59 percent of students are enrolled in distance education. Forms of distance education at MACC include online courses, hybrid classes, and Virtual and ITV courses. Students can earn two degrees completely online and the entire Associate of Arts Degree Program is available online. Hybrid courses spend half of the class time in a traditional classroom setting and half of the class time online. Online and hybrid courses are delivered through eCollege Pearson Learningstudio. ITV courses meet in a traditional classroom and utilize video conferencing to connect students from different MACC campuses. Virtual courses allow students to attend class from the comfort of their own homes via Blackboard Collaborate. Live online tutoring via Elluminate is also offered each semester. The Semester Abroad program provides opportunities for educational travel during school breaks to places such as Europe, Eastern Europe and Costa Rica.
Campus activities at Moberly Area Community College include the Art Club, Brothers Ox, Cheerleading, Collegiate DECA, Education Club, International Association of Administrative Professionals, Multicultural Student Club, NGN, Phi Theta Kappa, SkillsUSA, Student Government Association, Student Nurse Association, and Student Practical Nurse Association. Athletics include men and women’s basketball, which compete in the NJCAA Division I. The men’s basketball team won 4 NJCAA Championships in 1954, 1955, 1956, and 1967. The MACC Women's team won the NJCAA National Championship in 1982, and has made 13 national tournament appearances since then. Overall, the “Greyhounds” have 27 national tournament appearances-more National Tournament appearances than any other team in the National Junior College Athletic Association. Student services include remedial services, academic and career counseling, employment services, and placement services.
Moberly Area Community College has an open admissions policy. To apply for admission to MACC, students must complete an application for admission and submit official high school transcripts or GED certificates. Transfer students must also submit college transcripts. Once accepted, students must visit with an MACC academic advisor, take a placement exam, and pay tuition and fees.
About 93 percent of students at Moberly Area Community College receive financial aid. To apply for financial aid, students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year after January 1. Forms of financial aid include the Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant, Federal Direct Student Loans (Subsidized, Unsubsidized & PLUS), Access Missouri Grant, Bright Flight, A+ Program, MACC Institutional Scholarships, and other Private Scholarships and resources. Federal Direct Student Loans are available to students participating in the Semester Abroad Program.
Moberly Area Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Sector Of Institution:Public, 2-year
Highest Level Of Offering:Associate's degree
Adult Age Enrollments:1,485
Percent Admitted:Open Admissions
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