Marshalltown Community College

Coordinates: 42°00′04″N 92°54′32″W / 42.001°N 92.909°W / 42.001; -92.909

Marshalltown Community College (MCC) is a public community college in Marshalltown, Iowa. It is part of the Iowa Valley Community College District. The campus is located just to the south of Marshalltown along Highway 30. A second campus, Iowa Valley Grinnell, is located in Grinnell. MCC offers 55 degree/diploma options, has a student-faculty ratio of 13:1, and has an annual enrollment at about 2,000 students.

Marshalltown Community College
Former name
Marshalltown Junior College
TypePublic community college
Established1927 (1927)
Parent institution
Iowa Valley Community College District
Students1,726[1]
Location
Marshalltown
,
Iowa
,
United States of America
NicknameTigers
MascotTiger
Websitemcc.iavalley.edu

HistoryEdit

The college opened in 1927 as Marshalltown Junior College under the jurisdiction of the Marshalltown Community School District until moving into the Iowa Valley Community College District in 1966.[2]

AcademicsEdit

This school offers most two-year courses of study, and many of the courses are four-year-college prerequisite courses.

The college is one of three in the Iowa Valley Community College District system. The other two are Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls and Iowa Valley Community College at Grinnell.

CampusEdit

Unlike many community colleges in the United States, MCC offers on-campus housing for students.[3] Student housing consists of three new building units, two with 12 suites and one with 15. There are 156 tenants in these apartments. Each "apartment-style" room contains two bedrooms with two beds apiece, and a central kitchenette and "living room".

AthleticsEdit

The college's sports teams are called the Tigers and compete in the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference of the NJCAA. The men's sports available are baseball, basketball, and soccer.[4] The women's sports are basketball, volleyball, and softball.[5]

In the past, the school fielded a football team, as well as a men's and women's golf program along with men's and women's cross country.

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Marshalltown Community College History" (PDF). Retrieved 7 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Marshalltown Community College History" (PDF). Retrieved 7 October 2019.
  3. ^ "Housing & Residence Life". Marshalltown Community College. Retrieved 7 October 2019.
  4. ^ "Men's Sports". Marshalltown Community College Athletics. Retrieved 7 October 2019.
  5. ^ "Women's Sports". Marshalltown Community College Athletics. Retrieved 7 October 2019.

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