General Information About McDowell Technical Community College
Mission Statement McDowell Technical Community College is a member of the North Carolina Community College System, dedicated to providing student-centered accessible, high-quality educational opportunities and services which fulfill the personal development, training and employment needs of the residents, businesses, and industries of McDowell County and the surrounding areas through an open-door admissions policy. The college recognizes each person’s right to an education and seeks to contribute to the maximum development of a globally and culturally diverse workforce and improve the quality of life of the individuals in our community. The college provides life-long learning opportunities by: · Offering comprehensive academic transfer, professional/technical, developmental, basic skills and continuing education programs through traditional and non-traditional delivery methods; · Providing comprehensive student support services; · Interacting and assisting with others to encourage, promote and facilitate economic growth and community development; · Recruiting, retaining and developing a highly qualified and diverse faculty and staff who are dedicated to quality education and service to the college and the community; · Enhancing student life by sponsoring a variety of educational, cultural, and community services and activities.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 2-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- Distance learning opportunities
- Weekend/evening college
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- On-campus day care for students' children
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- Town: Distant
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants Full Time Retention Rate 61%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 1,876 Native American 4.0 Asian 28.0 African American 118.0 Hispanic 36.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 732 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0