Mineral Area College

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General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 1000

Park Hills, MO 63601-1000

(573) 518-2206

Fax: (573) 518-2166

Contact: Julie Sheets

Admissions Officer
Main Address

PO Box 1000

Park Hills, MO 63601-1000

(573) 431-4593


Total undergrads: 3,238

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,989


Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $3,293 $3,340 $3,340 $3,340 0.00%
Books and Supplies $1,400 $1,400 $1,400 $1,400 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $6,030 $6,256 $6,256 $6,256 0.00%
Other $2,099 $2,186 $2,186 $2,186 0.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $6,699 $6,974 $6,980 $6,980 0.00%
Other $3,184 $3,316 $3,318 $3,318 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $12,822 $13,182 $13,182 $13,182 0.00%
In-state Off Campus $14,576 $15,030 $15,038 $15,038 0.00%
In-state with Family $4,693 $4,740 $4,740 $4,740 0.00%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 540 89%
Grant or scholarship aid 504 83% $1,954,339 $3,878
• Federal grants 299 50% $1,120,764 $3,748
• Pell grants 298 49% $1,067,505 $3,582
• Other federal grants 74 12% $53,259 $720
State/local government grant or scholarships 325 54% $535,247 $1,647
Institutional grants or scholarships 115 19% $298,328 $2,594
Student loan aid 145 24% $658,167 $4,539
• Federal student loans 145 24% $658,167 $4,539
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS DOCTOR AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 454 180
Agriculture 3
Agricultural Business and Management
Applied Horticulture/horticulture Operations 3
Floriculture/floristry Operations and Management
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 21 8
Accounting Technology/technician and Bookkeeping 1
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science Programs 12 6
Business Administration and Management
Business/commerce 8 2
Operations Management and Supervision
Communications Technologies/technicians and Support Services 8
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production 6
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/technician 2
Computing and Information Sciences 15 1
Computer Programming/programmer 6
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 9 1
Construction Trades 7
Carpentry/carpenter 3
Electrician 4
Education 64
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
Technical Teacher Education 64
Engineering Technology 9
Civil Engineering Technology/technician 1
Drafting and Design Technology/technician 3
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/technician 5
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields, Other
Industrial Production Technologies/technicians, Other
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/technician
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 73 123
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (emt Paramedic) 97
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 27
Licensed Practical/vocational Nurse Training 26
Nursing Assistant/aide and Patient Care Assistant/aide
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 46
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 23 47
Criminal Justice/police Science 22 47
Fire Science/fire-fighting 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 215
General Studies 15
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 200
Mechanics and Repairers 2
Autobody/collision and Repair Technology/technician 1
Automobile/automotive Mechanics Technology/technician
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology 1
Personal and Culinary Services 1
Culinary Arts/chef Training 1
Precision Production Trades 3 1
Cabinetmaking and Millwork
Machine Tool Technology/machinist
Precision Production, Other 1
Welding Technology/welder 2 1
Work and Family Studies 10
Child Care and Support Services Management 10
Child Care Provider/assistant
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $15

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Not reported

Undergraduate Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Production A
Horticultural Services A,C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Banking/Financial Services A
Business – General A,C
Business Administration/Management A

Communications Technologies

Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A,C
Computer Programming – General A

Engineering Technologies

CAD/CADD Drafting/Design A,C
Civil Engineering/Technology A
Construction/Building Technologies A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Manufacturing Technologies A
Occupational Safety A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management C
Child Development A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Emergency Medical Technology C
Health Services – General A
Medical Office Computer Specialist C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Respiratory Therapy A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair A,C
Automotive Technology A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A,C

Precision Production Trades

Machine Tool Technology A,C
Precision Production Trades – General A
Welding Technology A,C

Security & Protective Services

Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Police Science A,C

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Mineral Area College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (573) 431-4593
Website: https://mineralarea.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: https://my.mineralarea.edu/ics/Admissions/
Address: 5270 Flat River Road, Park Hills, MO 63601-1000
Setting: Town: Distant
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,640
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 20 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,190 (45% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $4,870
Out-of-state Tuition: $6,430
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 98%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,504

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Mineral Area College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Mineral Area College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 32
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 22
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 12
Construction Trades 22
Education 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 32
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 21
Health Professions and Related Programs 36
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 22
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 44
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Precision Production 23
Grand total 2530

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Mineral Area College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $4,870
Out-of-state $6,430
Books and supplies $2,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 521 98%
Grant or scholarship aid 495 93% $5,504
Student loan aid 90 17% $5,374

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,985 69% $3,877
Federal student loans 429 15% $5,627

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Mineral Area College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Mineral Area College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Mineral Area College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,640
Undergraduate enrollment 2,640
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Mineral Area College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
  • Missouri State Board of Nursing
    • Practical Nursing Programs
    • Associate Degree Nursing Programs

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