Morgan Community College: Narrative Description

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17800 County Rd. 20
Fort Morgan, CO 80701-4399
Tel: (970)542-3100; 800-622-0216; Admissions: (970)542-3156; Web Site:

Description: State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Colorado Community College and Occupational Education System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1967. Setting: 20-acre rural campus with easy access to Denver. Total enrollment: 1,564. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 10:1. 177 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 351 students, 68% women, 32% men. Part-time: 1,213 students, 64% women, 36% men. Students come from 3 states and territories, 2% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 11% Hispanic, 0.2% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.2% international, 52% 25 or older, 3% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: State resident tuition: $2004 full-time, $66.80 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $348.95 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $160 full-time.

Collegiate Environment: Student-run newspaper. College housing not available. Learning Resource Center with 13,800 books, 80 serials, 1,096 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 60 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: Morgan County has an abundant supply of facilities for recreational enjoyment. In addition to the athletic activities close at hand, the students have access to the metropolitan offerings in Denver, one hour away, and the beautiful Rocky Mountains, a two hour drive on Interstate highways.

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