Marshalltown Community College, located in Marshalltown, Iowa, was founded in 1927 when it was known as Marshalltown Junior College. Originally operating within the Marshalltown Community School District, the school was given its own district in 1966 known as the Iowa Valley Community College District, which better represents the area and communities served by the school and includes two other community colleges. Unlike most two year institutions, the school offers on campus housing through 48 apartments split between two buildings. The school also has an active campus life through clubs, organizations and athletics, both intercollegiate and intramural.
MCC offers a variety of programs aimed at transfer or career development. Students are able to enroll in programs dedicated to assisting in the transfer to four year institutions by completing the first two years of a bachelor's degree. Once completed students will apply to a college or university to complete the final two years at their desired school, transferring earned credits as part of the process. Career programs allow students to develop the skills and abilities necessary to enter the workforce as qualified professionals in their chosen field. Programs take up to two years to complete and result in a certificate or degree that demonstrates competency in the field.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Students interested in enrollment at MCC may do so by submitting an application for admission, registering for classes and paying all accrued fees. Students should also supply transcripts and test scores, and may be required to take a placement exam prior to registration. Students are also encouraged to meet with a counselor to discuss future plans, program enrollment and curriculum.
Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants, and scholarships. Aid is applied for through the submission of a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the information from which will be used by the school to determine aid program eligibility and financial need for the given student. Aid must be reapplied for prior to each academic year.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,000. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. 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: $3,800-$4,600
- Out-of-State: $4,000-$4,838
- Charges per unit:
- In-State: $160-$190 per unit
- Out-of-State: $170-$200 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||92%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||84%||$5,145|
|Receiving Student Loans||43%||$4,946|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help support students, Marshalltown Community College may provide services to students including:
- Online classes
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Helping students find work after graduation
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for Marshalltown Community College, versus those community colleges in Iowa, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.
|Marshalltown Community College||Marshall County||Iowa|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Dental Assistant Program
- Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1967)
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.
Get more information about the programs offered by Marshalltown Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Marshalltown Community College.
- Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls, IA (41 miles away)
- Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo, IA (42 miles away)
- North Iowa Area Community College in Mason City, IA (80 miles away)
- Northeast Iowa Community College - Calmar in Calmar, IA (98 miles away)
- Southwestern Community College in Creston, IA (99 miles away)