Mountain View College: Narrative Description

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4849 West Illinois Ave.
Dallas, TX 75211-6599
Tel: (214)860-8600
Admissions: (214)860-8666
Fax: (214)860-8570
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State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Dallas County Community College District System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1970. Setting: 200-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 6,410. Students come from 9 states and territories, 36 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 41% Hispanic, 30% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 41% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, freshman honors college, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: SAT I, ACT, THEA, or MAPS required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. Area resident tuition: $360 full-time, $30 per credit hour part-time. State resident tuition: $600 full-time, $50 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $960 full-time, $200 per credit hour part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group. Social organizations: local fraternities. Student services: personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. 200 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

See University of Texas at Dallas.

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