Montgomery Community College: Narrative Description

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1011 Page St.
Troy, NC 27371
Tel: (910)576-6222
Free: 800-839-6222
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State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of North Carolina Community College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1967. Setting: 159-acre rural campus. Endowment: $3000. Educational spending 2003-04: $3190 per student. Total enrollment: 827. 225 applied, 84% were admitted. Full-time: 333 students, 61% women, 39% men. Part-time: 494 students, 63% women, 37% men. Students come from 4 states and territories, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 19% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.5% international, 57% 25 or older, 14% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for nursing program. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT ASSET or ACT COMPASS required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous. Preference given to residents of Montgomery and adjacent counties.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $1216 full-time, $38 per semester hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $6752 full-time, $211 per semester hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $57 full-time, $28.25 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Social organizations: 12 open to all. Most popular organizations: Gunsmithing Club, Student Government Association, Literary Club, Forestry Club. Major annual event: Spring Fling. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. College housing not available. 14,859 books, 99 serials, 500 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2003-04: $133,525. 80 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Troy is located 50 miles from Greensboro where the main industries are lumber and textiles. Train transportation is available with air travel convenient to Greensboro and Charlotte. The Pee Dee River is 12 miles away providing facilities for water skiing, fishing, and boating.

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