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Mid-Plains Community College Overview

Located in North Platte, Nebraska, Mid-Plains Community College is a public institution. North Platte is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

What Is Mid-Plains Community College Known For?

453 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Mid-Plains Community College.
  • In 2017-2018, 30% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is Mid-Plains Community College?

Location of Mid-Plains Community College

Contact details for Mid-Plains Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1101 Halligan Drive, North Platte, NE 69101
Phone: 800-658-4308
Website: www.mpcc.edu

How Do I Get Into Mid-Plains Community College?

You can apply to Mid-Plains Community College online at: https://campus.mpcc.edu/ics/Admissions/

Since Mid-Plains Community College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Mid-Plains Community College?

32% Take Out Loans
12.9% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Mid-Plains Community College, approximately 32% of students took out student loans averaging $4,008 a year. That adds up to $16,032 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Mid-Plains Community College is 12.9%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Mid-Plains Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

765 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,216 undergraduate students at Mid-Plains Community College, with 765 being full-time and 1,451 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Mid-Plains Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 765 full-time undergraduates at Mid-Plains Community College, 47% are male and 53% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Mid-Plains Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Mid-Plains Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Mid-Plains Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 2
Black or African American 29
Hispanic or Latino 68
White 590
International Students 40
Other Races/Ethnicities 36

Over 14 countries are represented at Mid-Plains Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, Australia, and Nigeria.

Online Learning at Mid-Plains Community College

480 Took All Classes Online
1,267 Took At Least One Class Online
312.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,267 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Mid-Plains Community College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 14th most popular in Nebraska for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Mid-Plains Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Mid-Plains Community College was 312.0%. This is the #192 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Mid-Plains Community College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Mid-Plains Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 18%
Business, Management & Marketing 8%
Computer & Information Sciences 50%
Computer Information Systems 50%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 8%
Liberal Arts General Studies 8%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Mid-Plains Community College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Mid-Plains Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #4
Human Development & Family Studies #4
Design & Applied Arts #5
Visual & Performing Arts #6
Computer Information Systems #7
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #18
Liberal Arts General Studies #18
Computer & Information Sciences #19
Business Administration & Management #46
Business, Management & Marketing #60

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Mid-Plains Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 216 0 216
Business Administration & Management 14 31 0 45
Allied Health Professions 0 9 23 32
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 2 7 23 32
Nursing 0 29 0 29
Business Support & Assistant Services 14 6 1 21
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 18 18
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 5 9 14
Building Management & Inspection 0 5 4 9
Precision Metal Working 0 7 2 9
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 3 1 4 8
Design & Applied Arts 4 3 1 8
Computer Information Systems 0 4 0 4
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 4 0 4
Fire Protection 0 1 1 2
Human Development & Family Studies 1 0 0 1
Dental Support Services 0 0 1 1
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 38 328 87 453

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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