Mid Plains Community College

Mid Plains Community College

Mid Plains Community College, also known as MPCC, is situated in North Platte, Nebraska, United States. It was established following the Nebraska legislation which was enacted between 1973 and 1975. Degree and certificate programs are offered in various areas of study including information technology, business, dental assisting, and electrical technology. MPCC comprises of two colleges which are called North Platte Community College (NPCC) and McCook Community College (MCC). The college's extended campuses are situated in Broken Bow, Imperial, Ogallala, and Valentine.

MPCC's athletic teams include teams from MCC and NPCC. The MCC students participate in golf, baseball, softball, basketball, and volleyball. The NPCC students participate in basketball, volleyball, and softball.

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Mid-Plains Community College
1101 Halligan Drive
North Platte , NE 69101
General Phone: (800) 658-4308

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Mid-Plains Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts142liberal arts and sciences
Mechanics and Repair77HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Nursing and Emergency Medicine56registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Construction Trades20electrician, building inspection and management
Business and Management18business management
Office and Administration14administrative assistant
Medical Support and Technology13dental assistant, medical lab tech
Production Trades9welding
Photography and Commercial Art4commercial art
Security and Law Enforcement2fire-fighting
Computer Science and Engineering2computer and info science
Family and Social Work1family and consumer science
Engineering Technician0electronics tech

Number of programs and degrees for Mid-Plains Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year408
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years7413
Associate's degree24418

Mid-Plains Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Mid-Plains Community College had a total enrollment of 2,715 students (1,584 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 88%
Black 2%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 7%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 16%
18-19 25%
20-21 9%
22-24 7%
25-29 8%
30-34 6%
35-39 6%
40-49 10%
50-64 9%
65+ 3%

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

(International Students)3%
South Dakota1%

Mid-Plains Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 59 %
Part-Time 39 %

Mid-Plains Community College Room and Board (2007)

Mid-Plains Community College offers campus housing for 350 of its 1,584 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of North Platte, Nebraska for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Nebraska Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 18 meals per week.

Mid-Plains Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,370
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 2,970
Room and board $ 4,700
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 1,750

Financial Aid:
Mid-Plains Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 255700)

Mid-Plains Community College Faculty

Mid-Plains Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track36

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year8$64,9059$62,695
All faculty totalcalendar year8$64,9059$62,695

*: 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 year23$50,75725$49,506
All faculty totalacademic year23$50,75725$49,506

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

Mid-Plains Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports05555

Mid-Plains Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, & Inspection, Other

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Assisting/Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

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What Sets Mid-Plains Community College Apart:

Dorm rooms per full-time student
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% students 40 years or older
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Top 12%Mid-Plains Community College % students 40 years or older
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Male % of student body
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Top 13%Mid-Plains Community College Male % of student body
% students on athletic fin. aid
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Top 13%Mid-Plains Community College % students on athletic fin. aid
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
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Top 17%Mid-Plains Community College % of degrees in computer science and engineering
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 18%Mid-Plains Community College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Number of degree programs
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Top 19%Mid-Plains Community College Number of degree programs
% of degrees in liberal arts
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Top 19%Mid-Plains Community College % of degrees in liberal arts

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
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 campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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