Mineral Area College
Park Hills, MO 63601-1000

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 4,173
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 24:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 212 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Mineral Area College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

$15
Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

Mineral Area College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $5,750 and in-state students paid $4,280.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$8,139
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$4,280
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$5,750
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 92% of Mineral Area College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 56% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,311 (which is 1.3% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Mineral Area College in 2016-2017, was 119, which is 19% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,735 (which is 3.9% above the national average.)

$4,311
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$4,735
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
92%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Mineral Area College has enrolled a total of 4,173 students (2,739 students full-time and 1,434 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 4,173 students, 102 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 45% men and 55% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 370 students for distance studies.

4,173
Total Enrollment
102
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 92%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Black/African American: 2%

Hispanic: 1%

Asian: 1%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Two or more races: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Mineral Area College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 34% 702
Health Professions And Related Programs 22% 460
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 7% 135 0
Education 5% 102
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 3% 66 0
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences 2% 38
Construction Trades 1% 24
Communications Technologies/technicians And Support Services 1% 18
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 1% 18
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 1% 12

Graduation & Dropout Rates

34%
Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Mineral Area College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

7%
Still enrolled
42%
Dropout rate
17%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$22,000
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Mineral Area College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $22,000. Last year, out of the total 1,190 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 988 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,332 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,066 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $22,000 $26,400
Employment Rate 83% 80%
Total Graduates 1,190 1,332

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

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28.9 mile away
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48.6 mile away
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73.9 mile away
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76.2 mile away