Montcalm Community College, located in Sidney, Missouri, was established in 1965 with overwhelming support by the local populace to establish a two year public institution. The school has expanded since its founding, both in student enrollment and facilities. Currently over 2,200 students a year partake in the school's program offerings a service. The school is situated on a 225 acre campus that was once the site of the Anderson Farm. Upon these grounds buildings and facilities have been erected to provide the students the best educational opportunities possible. The school is constantly reviewing its offerings and facilities to ensure they remain modern and meet student and community needs, revising and renovating as needed to maintain their standards.
Montcalm Community College offers over 60 programs of study that provide academic transfer opportunities and career training programs. Academic transfer allows students to complete the first two years of a four year education followed by transfer to a four year institution to complete one's bachelor's degree. Transfer to public schools in Missouri are facilitated by agreements in place between the school and those institutions based on minimum grades and courses taken for guaranteed admission. Students interested in transfer should meet with an academic counselor to outline their curriculum and educational path. Career training programs provides students with the skills and experience necessary to enter the workforce as professionals. Graduates will be able to obtain entry level positions immediately after graduation, having earned an associate degree or certificate signifying their qualifications.
Programs offered include:
Non-credit courses are also available, allowing individuals to participate in courses for personal interest or pleasure, without the need to complete assignments or take exams.
Admissions and Financial Aid
Montcalm Community College is an open door institution that admits all applicants who are at least 18 years of age or a have a high school diploma. Interested individuals may apply to the school online, providing all pertinent documents, such as standardized test scores and transcripts, thereafter. Registration begins shortly before the start of a given academic semester, with tuition fees due shortly after the start of the semester.
Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships. FInancial aid is awarded based on need, which is determined through a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid, the resulting student aid report of which is used to identify eligibility and awards. Students may be asked to provide additional information to verify accuracy prior to the disbursement of funds. External scholarships are also available, requiring a separate application for each, and awarded for a variety of reasons.
Montcalm Community College has a number of facilities open to students for free that provide recreational and physical fitness opportunities. The gymnasium, fitness center, swimming pool and climbing wall are all accessible by students, requiring no fees. Entry and use requires students to present their student ID. Residents of the community purchase day or month long passes for use.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,800. 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: $3,000-$3,600
- Out-of-State: $8,300-$10,010
- Charges for part-time students are:
- In-State: $100-$120 per unit
- Out-of-State: $280-$330 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||87%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||87%||$4,026|
|Receiving Student Loans||23%||$3,713|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To support students and graduates, Montcalm Community College may provide services to students including:
- Online classes
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Remedial instructional courses
- Counseling assistance
- Employing students to lower education costs
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 this school, versus those community colleges in Michigan, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.
|Montcalm Community College||Montcalm County||Michigan|
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 Montcalm 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
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Security and Protective Services
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Montcalm Community College.
- Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College in Mount Pleasant, MI (31 miles away)
- West Shore Community College in Scottville, MI (77 miles away)
- Kirtland Community College in Roscommon, MI (95 miles away)
- Glen Oaks Community College in Centreville, MI (96 miles away)
- Southwestern Michigan College in Dowagiac, MI (102 miles away)