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Mineral Area College Overview

Located in Park Hills, Missouri, Mineral Area College is a public institution. The location of MAC is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

What Is Mineral Area College Known For?

640 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at MAC.
  • In 2017-2018, 38% of the faculty were full-time.

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Mineral Area College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at MAC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#7 Most Popular Teacher Education Subject Specific Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Most Popular Online Criminal Justice & Corrections Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Most Popular Online Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#62 Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#75 Most Popular Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#109 Most Popular Education Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Mineral Area College?

Location of Mineral Area College

Contact details for MAC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 5270 Flat River Road, Park Hills, MO 63601-1000
Phone: 573-431-4593

How Do I Get Into MAC?

You can apply to MAC online at:

As long as you submit the requested materials to Mineral Area College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Mineral Area College?

21% Take Out Loans
21.8% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At MAC, approximately 21% of students took out student loans averaging $4,474 a year. That adds up to $17,896 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at MAC is 21.8%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Mineral Area College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,528 Full-Time Undergraduates
66% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,640 undergraduate students at MAC, with 1,528 being full-time and 1,112 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  MAC

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,528 full-time undergraduates at MAC, 34% are male and 66% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  MAC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Mineral Area College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of MAC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 6
Black or African American 37
Hispanic or Latino 32
White 1,361
International Students 24
Other Races/Ethnicities 68

Over 17 countries are represented at MAC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Australia, Canada, and Serbia.

Online Learning at Mineral Area College

445 Took All Classes Online
1,384 Took At Least One Class Online
7.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,384 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at MAC has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 24th most popular in Missouri for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of MAC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Mineral Area College was 7.9%. This is the #1,463 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at MAC regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business, Management & Marketing 36%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 6%
General Business/Commerce 33%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 11%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at MAC 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 MAC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Criminal Justice & Corrections #240
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #273
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #288
Liberal Arts General Studies #288

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%.

Mineral Area 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 0 317 0 317
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 38 28 66
Allied Health Professions 38 20 5 63
Nursing 0 44 0 44
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 38 0 38
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 20 20
General Business/Commerce 0 13 2 15
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 14 0 14
Human Development & Family Studies 0 9 0 9
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 6 1 7
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 7 0 7
Business Administration & Management 6 0 0 6
Graphic Communications 0 5 0 5
Architectural Engineering Technology 0 5 0 5
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 5 0 5
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 0 4 0 4
Fire Protection 0 4 0 4
Computer Programming 0 2 0 2
Carpentry 0 2 0 2
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 2 0 2
Precision Metal Working 0 2 0 2
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 1 0 1
Industrial Production Technology 1 0 0 1
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 1 0 1
Audiovisual Communications 0 0 0 0
Computer Systems Networking 0 0 0 0
Engineering-Related Technologies 0 0 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 0 0
International Studies 0 0 0 0
Other Precision Production 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 45 539 56 640


*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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