Public 2 Year

Mineral Area College

Park Hills, Missouri

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Mineral Area College overview
Location Park Hills, Missouri
Online mineralarea.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Distant Town
Mineral Area College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Mineral Area College, established in 1922, is a public community college located in Park Hills, Missouri, approximately 60 miles south of St. Louis. The campus is set in a rural region, offering students a quiet environment that is conducive to study, with facilities that blend modern amenities with functional design. This institution provides a comprehensive range of academic programs, with notable emphasis on career and technical education, as well as associate degree programs aimed at university transfer. Mineral Area College maintains an open admissions policy, making higher education accessible to a broad demographic of students. The college does not provide on-campus housing, reflecting its role as a commuter school that serves the local community. Academic offerings include popular majors in health sciences, public safety, and education. While Mineral Area College does not have a reputation for athletic prominence, it provides a range of student support services aimed at fostering academic success.

Mineral Area College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  1,273 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,016 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $5,130 plus fees of $520.


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Annual Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition

In District Costs for Mineral Area College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$520
Room and Board $5,600
Other Expenses Budget$7,066
Total One Year Cost$18,966

Missouri Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Mineral Area College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$520
Room and Board $5,600
Budget for Other Expenses$7,066
Total One Year Cost$20,316

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$28,700 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Mineral Area College students
Subject Percent of Class
Liberal Arts and Humanities 39%
Health Professions 21%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 13%
Education 10%
Business 5%

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