McDowell Technical Community College (MTCC)

Marion, NC

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McDowell Technical Community College

McDowell Technical Community College

McDowell Technical Community College Student Essentials

McDowell Technical Community College Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.mcdowelltech.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $1,716
Out-of-State Tuition: $6,324
Retention Rate: 60%
Enrollment: 1,984
Year Established: 1964

About MTCC

McDowell Technical Community College in Marion, North Carolina, is committed to educating. The school educates career seekers, high school students, professionals, GED seekers, the college bound, and students of all types from all areas.

Located in Marion, North Carolina, McDowell offers professional academics, which lead to an associate’s degree or diploma. These programs prepare students for employment in a number of industries, among them healthcare, carpentry, education, cosmetology, automotive technology, business and computer technology.

Another option is the General Studies degree, an associate’s degree particularly useful for those interested in four-year transfer.

There are also continuing education courses for those who already have a degree and even a career. There are even GED-prep courses and Basic English classes for those who have yet to embark on their college journey.

McDowell Technical Community College even has options for high school students. One of these is a program that grants both high school and college credit to high school students enrolled in professional or academic courses.

McDowell Technical Community College offers distance education classes, as well. These are ideal for those in other regions, as well as those who are simply too busy to get to campus. Distance education students may attend school exclusively online or combine on-campus study with distance learning.

Admissions requirements are different for each program. Those who wish to enroll in continuing education or basic education classes may simply enroll. Many associate’s degrees simply require a high school diploma or GED. Healthcare degrees have additional requirements, such as course prerequisites.

McDowell awards financial aid through a combination of grants, loans, work-study and scholarships.

MTCC Map & Location

McDowell Technical Community College
54 College Drive
Marion, NC 28752


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Getting Around MTCC

Walkability

Poor walkability. We recommend using a car for this area.

2/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Marion, NC

Winter
Dec
54
25
Jan
53
24
Feb
56
27
Spring
Mar
65
33
Apr
74
41
May
81
50
Summer
Jun
87
60
Jul
90
63
Aug
89
62
Fall
Sep
82
55
Oct
73
42
Nov
64
33

MTCC Students

Total Students 1,984

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 2%
  • African American: 6%
  • Caucasian: 88%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 1%
Latino 2%
African American 6%
Caucasian 88%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 1%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 27%
Part-Time 73%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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