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?
- 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.
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.
Where Is Mineral Area College?
Contact details for MAC are given below.
|Address:||5270 Flat River Road, Park Hills, MO 63601-1000|
How Do I Get Into MAC?
You can apply to MAC online at: https://my.mineralarea.edu/ics/Admissions/
Can I Afford Mineral Area College?
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
Of the 1,528 full-time undergraduates at MAC, 34% are male and 66% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Mineral Area College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||37|
|Hispanic or Latino||32|
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
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%|
|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.
*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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