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Metropolitan Community College Penn Valley

Metropolitan Community College Penn Valley

Metropolitan Community College Penn Valley, MCC-Penn Valley is a community college in Kansas City, Missouri that was established in 1968. The college offers certificate and associate's degree level programs in nursing, business, health services, education, and humanities. The divisions of the college are as follows:

  • Division of Business/Computer/Physical Sciences
  • Division of Life Sciences
  • Division of Child Growth & Development/ Education
  • Division of Humanities
  • Division of Nursing
  • Division of Social Science

MCC-Penn Valley, which is a member of NJCAA Division II Region 16, sponsors men's and women's teams in basketball. The athletics teams are nicknamd the Scouts. The college has an Upsilon Kappa Chapter. Financial aid is also available for students in the form of grants or scholarships. Scholarships like the Brisley Phillip Trust Scholarship, Christy Simpson Nursing Scholarship, and the Corinthian Nutter Civil Rights Scholarship are available for eligible students.

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Contacting Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley

Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley
3201 SW Trafficway
Kansas City , MO 64111-2429
General Phone: (816) 759-4000
http://www.mcckc.edu

Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine255EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Liberal Arts123liberal arts and sciences
Medical Support and Technology50dental assistant, radiation therapist, surgical tech, mental health services tech
Medical Administration36medical records tech, medical transcription
Law33legal assistant
Family and Social Work32child care provider
Photography and Commercial Art25commercial art
Therapy and Counseling11physical therapist assistant
Business and Management9business management, apparel marketing
Design7industrial design
Computer Science and Engineering7computer and info science, computer applications programming
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy6occupational therapist assistant
Construction Trades3apparel and textile manufacture
Engineering2engineering
Security and Law Enforcement1corrections

Number of programs and degrees for Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Associate's degree38919
Award of less than 1 academic year82
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years2039

Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley Student Body

In 2007-2008, Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley had a total enrollment of 4,540 students (2,945 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 99%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 11%
20-21 14%
22-24 15%
25-29 20%
30-34 12%
35-39 9%
40-49 11%
50-64 5%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
Missouri97%
Kansas2%

Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 43 %
Part-Time 32 %

Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Kansas City, Missouri for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Missouri Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,380
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,850
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 248400)

Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track3669

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year5$66,29916$67,926
All faculty totalcalendar year5$66,29916$67,926

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year31$55,01553$56,853
All faculty totalacademic year31$55,01553$56,853

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

SportConference
Basketball North Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

SportMenWomenTotal
Total131427
Baseball131427

Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Construction Trades
Apparel and Textile Manufacture

Design
Industrial Design

Engineering
Engineering, General

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Law
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Security And Law Enforcement
Corrections

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

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What Sets Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley Apart:

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Female % of student body
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 9%Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley Female % of student body
% of degrees in law
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 12%Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley % of degrees in law
% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley % of degrees in family and social work
Minority % of student body
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 16%Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley Minority % of student body
% of degrees in photography and commercial art
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 16%Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley % of degrees in photography and commercial art
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley Number of students
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 19%Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley Number of degree programs
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 20%Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley Faculty/student ratio (full-time)

Notable:
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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