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North Central Missouri College Overview

North Central Missouri College is a public institution located in Trenton, Missouri. Trenton is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

What Is North Central Missouri College Known For?

443 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at NCMC.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

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North Central Missouri College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#157 Most Popular Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is North Central Missouri College?

Location of North Central Missouri College

Contact details for NCMC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1301 Main St, Trenton, MO 64683
Phone: 660-359-3948

How Do I Get Into NCMC?

You can apply to NCMC online at:

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

Can I Afford North Central Missouri College?

25% Take Out Loans
14.3% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At NCMC, approximately 25% of students took out student loans averaging $3,912 a year. That adds up to $15,648 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at NCMC is 14.3%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

North Central Missouri College Undergraduate Student Diversity

680 Full-Time Undergraduates
63% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,746 undergraduate students at NCMC, with 680 being full-time and 1,066 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 680 full-time undergraduates at NCMC, 37% are male and 63% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  NCMC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of North Central Missouri College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of NCMC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 24
Hispanic or Latino 48
White 574
International Students 14
Other Races/Ethnicities 20

Over 7 countries are represented at NCMC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Curaçao, United Kingdom, and Netherlands.

Online Learning at North Central Missouri College

538 Took All Classes Online
1,054 Took At Least One Class Online
20.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,054 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


This school is the 34th 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 NCMC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at North Central Missouri College was 20.4%. This is the #886 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at NCMC regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 67%
Business, Management & Marketing 57%
Computer & Information Sciences 25%
Computer Information Systems 25%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 12%
Health Professions 7%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 12%

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

Major Growth Rate Rank
Precision Systems Maintenance #1
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants #4
Mechanic & Repair Technologies #8
Dental Support Services #12
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services #17
Allied Health Professions #28
Human Development & Family Studies #29
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #34
Computer Information Systems #47
Accounting #62
Teacher Education Grade Specific #78
Health & Medical Administrative Services #94
Computer & Information Sciences #103
Liberal Arts General Studies #112
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #112
Criminal Justice & Corrections #114
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #126
Nursing #164
Education #202
Business Administration & Management #249
Health Professions #275
Business, Management & Marketing #317

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%.

North Central Missouri 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 0 144 0 144
Nursing 0 100 0 100
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 70 70
Agricultural Economics & Business 27 11 0 38
General Business/Commerce 23 12 0 35
Dental Support Services 0 9 0 9
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 8 0 8
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 7 1 8
Precision Systems Maintenance 0 7 0 7
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 3 3 0 6
Computer Information Systems 0 4 0 4
Allied Health Professions 0 4 0 4
Environmental Control Technology 3 0 0 3
Human Development & Family Studies 0 3 0 3
Accounting 0 0 2 2
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 2 0 2
Business Administration & Management 0 0 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 0 0
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0 0
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 0 0 0 0
Mechanic & Repair Tech (Other) 0 0 0 0
Precision Metal Working 0 0 0 0
Fire Protection 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 56 314 73 443


*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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