Mineral Area College

Mineral Area College

Mineral Area College, also known as MAC, is a tax supported, community college located in Park Hills, Missouri, United States. It was established in the year 1983. The college offers both undergraduate and graduate degree courses in diverse areas of study. The college has two campuses, the north campus and the south campus.

Mineral Area College's athletics department sponsors several men's and women's sports teams including men's baseball and basketball teams, and women's volleyball and basketball teams. MAC competes in Region 16 of the NJCAA and the MCCAC Conference. The college also has a cheerleading squad. The campus is home to several student clubs and organizations based on their varied interests.

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Contacting Mineral Area College

Mineral Area College
5270 Flat River Road
Park Hills , MO 63601-1000
General Phone: (573) 431-4593

Mineral Area College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts262liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine120EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Security and Law Enforcement61criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Medicine36health professions
Office and Administration21administrative assistant
Business and Management19business, business management, operations management, accounting technology
Education and Teaching16technical teaching
Computer Science and Engineering14computer programming, computer networking, network management
Family and Social Work8child care provider
Mechanics and Repair8HVAC, industrial mechanics, heavy equipment maintenance tech, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Media7radio and TV tech, printing equipment operation
Engineering Technician6civil engineering tech, electronics tech, industrial production tech, drafting, engineering technician
Landscaping and Horticulture5applied horticulture, floristry
Production Trades4machinist, welding, precision production
Agricultural Science and Management3agricultural management
Construction Trades1carpentry
Cooking and Culinary Arts1chef training
Medical Support and Technology0respiratory care tech

Number of programs and degrees for Mineral Area College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree46536
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years8918
Award of less than 1 academic year382

Mineral Area College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Mineral Area College had a total enrollment of 3,061 students (2,675 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 91%
Black 2%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 5%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 24%
18-19 26%
20-21 11%
22-24 8%
25-29 10%
30-34 7%
35-39 6%
40-49 7%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

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

(International Students)1%

Mineral Area College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 62 %
Part-Time 42 %

Mineral Area College Room and Board (2007)

Mineral Area College offers campus housing for 211 of its 2,675 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Park Hills, 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.

Mineral Area College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,340
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,060
Room and board $ 6,256
Room charge $ 3,375
Books and supplies $ 1,400
Other expenses $ 2,186

Financial Aid:
Mineral Area College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 248600)

Mineral Area College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year0*3$52,947
Instructorcalendar year2*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*3$52,947

*: 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
Professoracademic year7$51,6288$50,010
Associate professoracademic year9$47,2481*
Assistant professoracademic year2*11$45,671
Instructoracademic year5$42,7246$44,926
No academic rankacademic year0*1*
All faculty totalacademic year23$47,04827$47,068

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

Mineral Area College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports01313

Mineral Area College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Business and Management, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Operations Management and Supervision

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager

Construction Trades

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Education And Teaching
Technical Teacher Education

Engineering Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Floriculture/Floristry Operations and Management

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies, Other
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

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

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Precision Production, Other
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

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Mineral Area College Highlights

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What Sets Mineral Area College Apart:

% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Mineral Area College % of degrees in liberal arts
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 12%Mineral Area College Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 15%Mineral Area College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
% of degrees in medicine
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%Mineral Area College % of degrees in medicine
Number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 19%Mineral Area College Number of degree programs

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
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 Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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