Mitchell Community College

Mitchell Community College

Mitchell Community College, also known as MCC, was established in 1852, and is an open-admissions community college and is located in Piedmont, North Carolina. The college offers associate's degrees in a wide range of subjects including accounting, biotechnology, computer information technology, and business administration. Apart from the associate's degrees, a number of diplomas and certificates are also provided. Programs are also organized through distance learning courses. The institution provides opportunities for continuing education as well.

MCC aims at maintaining an active sports life for the students. It is home to the Mavericks club. The Mavericks is an intramural club and includes a number of athletic activities.

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Mitchell Community College
500 W Broad Street
Statesville , NC 28677-5293
General Phone: (704) 878-3200

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Mitchell Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts57liberal arts and sciences, general studies, liberal arts and humanities
Business and Management55business management, operations management, accounting, accounting technology
Family and Social Work55child care management, human services
Nursing and Emergency Medicine41registered nursing
Security and Law Enforcement33criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police
Engineering Technician21electronics tech, electromechanical tech, electromechanical instrument tech, manufacturing tech, mechanical engineering tech, mechanical drafting, engineering technician
Mechanics and Repair15HVAC
Beauty and Cosmetology12cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care, manicurist, cosmetoloty instructor, personal grooming
Office and Administration12office management, executive secretary
Computer Science and Engineering10information technology, computer programming, computer applications programming, information science, systems analyst
Medical Support and Technology10medical assistant, clinical and medical lab science
Education and Teaching6special ed, elementary school teaching, kindergarten/preschool teaching, early childhood education, teacher aide
Construction Trades2electrician
Medical Administration1medical transcription
Engineering1manufacturing engineering, engineering management
Medicine0health professions
Production Trades0machine shop assistant

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree21035
Award of less than 1 academic year10025
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years2119

Mitchell Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Mitchell Community College had a total enrollment of 2,687 students (2,074 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 75%
Black 17%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 13%
18-19 23%
20-21 14%
22-24 11%
25-29 10%
30-34 8%
35-39 6%
40-49 10%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Mitchell Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 57 %
Part-Time 46 %

Mitchell Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Mitchell Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,414
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,536
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Mitchell Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 294700)

Mitchell Community College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year25$49,77053$48,703
All faculty totalacademic year25$49,77053$48,703

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

Mitchell Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist
Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Arts, Other
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist

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

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology

Construction Trades

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, General
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering/Industrial Management
Manufacturing Engineering

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Instrumentation/Maintenance Techs, Other
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Tech
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management
Human Services, General

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
Office Management and Supervision

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

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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 Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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