Mountain View College

Mountain View College

Mountain View College, also known as MVC, is a community college located in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas, Texas, United States. It was established in 1970. MVC is part of the Dallas County Community College District. The college enrolls more than 9,000 credit students, and over 8,000 continuing education students. MVC offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study.

MVC is home to various students clubs and organizations for the overall development of students. Some of these are the League of United Latin-American Citizens (LULAC), MVC Models, Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Soceity, and Student Government Association (SGA).

MVC's athletic department fields several men's and women's sports teams.

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Mountain View College
4849 W Illinois
Dallas , TX 75211-6599
General Phone: (214) 860-8680

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Mountain View College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts221general studies, interdisciplinary studies
Business and Management55business, business management, electronic commerce, accounting
Security and Law Enforcement47criminal justice and safety
Engineering Technician29electronics tech, drafting, architectural drafting
Transportation6commercial pilot and flight crew, aviation operations, air traffic controller
Computer Science and Engineering5computer programming, data processing tech, computer networking
Production Trades4welding
Education and Teaching4education
Medical Administration1medical records tech
Media1communication studies
Office and Administration0executive secretary, receptionist, office data entry
Family and Social Work0public administration
Medical Support and Technology0medical coding, medical assistant

Number of programs and degrees for Mountain View College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree29222
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years8216

Mountain View College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Mountain View College had a total enrollment of 7,009 students (4,191 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 20%
Black 30%
Hispanic 42%
Asian 5%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 10%
18-19 22%
20-21 18%
22-24 14%
25-29 13%
30-34 8%
35-39 6%
40-49 6%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

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


Mountain View College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 55 %
Part-Time 38 %

Mountain View College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Mountain View College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,160
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,450
Books and supplies $ 1,400

Financial Aid:
Mountain View College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 850300)

Mountain View College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track4530

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year45$62,68730$57,666
All faculty totalacademic year45$62,68730$57,666

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

Mountain View College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Education And Teaching
Education, General

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Public Administration

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Music, General

Office And Administration
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Air Traffic Controller
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations

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Mountain View College Highlights

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What Sets Mountain View College Apart:

% of degrees in liberal arts
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Top 6%Mountain View College % of degrees in liberal arts
Number of students
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Top 11%Mountain View College Number of students
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 12%Mountain View College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 12%Mountain View College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
Minority % of student body
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Top 17%Mountain View College Minority % of student body
% of degrees in business and management
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Mountain View College % of degrees in business and management
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Mountain View College Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in security and law enforcement
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Top 19%Mountain View College % of degrees in security and law enforcement

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 Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Has ROTC (army)

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