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McDowell Technical Community College


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McDowell Technical Community College
54 College Drive, Marion, NC 28752-8728
General Information828-652-6021
TypePublic, 2-year
Awards OfferedLess than one year certificate, One but less than two years certificate, Associate's degree
Campus SettingRural, Fringe
Campus HousingNo
Student Population 1,519 (1,519 undergraduate)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio13 to 1

Mission Statement

McDowell Technical Community College is a member of the North Carolina Community College System- dedicated to providing student-centered accessible- high-quality educational opportunities and services which fulfill the personal development- training and employment needs of the residents- businesses- and industries of McDowell County and the surrounding areas through an open-door admissions policy. The college recognizes each person's right to an education and seeks to contribute to the maximum development of a globally and culturally diverse workforce and improve the quality of life of the individiduals in our community.
Special Learning Opportunities Religious Affiliation
Weekend/evening college Not applicable
Student Services Undergraduates registered as students with disabilities
Remedial service
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
3 percent or less
Credit Accepted  
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement credits
Faculty and Graduate Assistants Full-timePart-time
Total Faculty 4994
Instructional 4994
Research and Public Service 00
Total Graduate Assistants -0
Instructional -0
Research and Public Service -0