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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

How Do I Get Into Mid-Plains Community College?

You can apply to Mid-Plains Community College online at:

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.


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


*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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