A member of the Arizona State System of Community Colleges, Mohave Community College is a two-year, public institution, located in the city of Kingman, Arizona.
MCC was founded in 1970 s to meet the growing workforce needs of business and industry and to provide opportunities for small business development. The institution became part of the Arizona State System of Community Colleges in 1974 and received accreditation from the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools in 1981.
MCC has campuses in Kingman, Lake Havasu City, Bullhead City, and Colorado City.
Demographics at Mohave Community College are as follows:
- More than 5,200 students enrolled
- Student-to-faculty ratio of 16:1
- More than 70 percent of students study part-time
- Approximately two-thirds of students are female
- About three-quarters of students are White and 18 percent are Hispanic
- More than 50 percent of students are over the age of 25
- About 96 percent of students are from Arizona
Mohave Community College offers associate’s degrees and certificates in Business, Culinary Arts, Computer Information Systems, Education, Engineering, Industrial Technology, Liberal Arts & Sciences, and Public Safety & Legal Studies. Once students have successfully completed an Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) degree, admission into an Arizona state university is guaranteed. Students can earn 13 associate’s degrees and 6 certificates completely online. Non-credit courses offered at MCC include community education and professional development courses for the Arizona community. About 38 percent of students are enrolled in distance education. MCC was a pioneer in distance education and started offering these courses in the late 1980s through video instruction and telecommunication links. MCC now uses online classes and smartboard technology to deliver distance education. Dual credit courses are offered by MCC to allow eligible high school juniors and seniors to take MCC classes taught in the high school for college credit as well as for high school credit.
Student services at Mohave Community College include: academic advising, career counseling, disability services, and tutoring. Campus activities include several clubs and organizations, Phi Theta Kappa, Student Activities Council, Student Leadership, and intramural sports.
Mohave Community College has an open admissions policy. Students who would like to apply must complete the online admission form and provide evidence of U.S. citizenship/lawful immigration status.
About 77 percent of students at Mohave 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 Work Study and Institutional Work Study, Federal Direct Student Loans (Subsidized, Unsubsidized & PLUS), MCC Scholarship Program, and outside scholarships. Federal Direct Student Loans are available to students participating in the Semester Abroad Program.
Mohave 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:2,404
Percent Admitted:Open Admissions
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