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Mohave Community College, located in Kingman, Arizona, was founded to serve the residents of northwest Arizona's Mohave County. The school operates several campuses, located in Kingman, Lake Havasu City, Colorado City, and Bullhead City. In addition, the school's proximity to the border allows neighboring communities in California and Nevada to utilize the services and education provided by the school. Mohave Community College is a public two year institution dedicated to providing the best education possible to residents of its service area, serving nearly 13,000 students annually through its various programs and offerings.
Mohave Community College offers a number of programs that result in either a degree or certificate. Such programs allow students to obtain career training or pursue academic transfer. Career program will assist in the development of the skills and abilities necessary for entry into the workforce as professionals through a combination of classroom and practical courses. Programs take between one and two years to complete, allowing graduates to seek employment immediately after graduation. Such are usually reflective of the needs of the community and are often for high demand fields. The resulting certificate or associate degree demonstrates competency to potential employers.
Academic transfer programs allow students to complete the freshman and sophomore years of a four year education, and once completed, provide the students the opportunity to apply for transfer to a four year institution to continue their education and earn a bachelor's degree. Four year institutions will have varying transfer requirements, and as such it is recommended students meet with a counselor to develop a curriculum that best assists in transfer to a student's desired school or schools.
Programs offered at MCC include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Mohave Community College is an open enrollment institution, and as such, any student who submits a completed application and meets the minimum requirements for admission may enroll. Students must provide standardized test scores and transcripts from previous schools as well as take a placement exam. New students are encouraged to participate in student orientation and meet with a guidance counselor to outline a curriculum that best suits the student's needs. Registration takes place prior to the start of each semester with tuition due shortly thereafter.
Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships. Students in need of financial assistance must submit a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the resulting information from which will be used to determine financial need, aid program eligibility, and monetary awards. Financial aid must be reapplied for prior to the start of each academic year. Students may be asked to provide additional financial information to ensure that the FAFSA is accurate prior to the disbursement of funds. Students may also apply for external scholarships offered by various sources that are awarded for a variety of reasons. Students in need of assistance regarding the application process may make an appointment with a financial aid counselor.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $19,600. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are:
- State Residents: $2,300-$2,700
- Out-of-State: $9,100-$10,940
- Charges for part-time students are:
- In-State: $76-$91 per unit
- Out-of-State: $300-$360 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||96%||$4,909|
|Receiving Student Loans||39%||$5,638|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 29%.
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To support students and graduates, Mohave Community College may offer student services like:
- Online course work available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Career path counseling
- Employing students to lower education costs
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
Campus: Mohave Community College - Lake Havasu City Campus
- Physical Therapy Assistant (P.T.A.) Program
- Accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (since 2010)
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2005)
- Find all the other nursing programs in Arizona
Campus: Mohave Community College
- Dental Hygienist Program (more info)
- Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 2004)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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