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Mott Community College: Academics, Admissions & Tuition Info

Learn what degree and certificate programs Mott Community College offers. Research its academics, and read about its admission and financial info to make an informed decision.

About Mott Community College

Mott Community College, located in Flint, Michigan, was founded in 1923. During the 1980's, the college was on the cutting edge of technology when it introduced classes via television and computerized student registration. In 2002, Mott opened the $40 million Regional Technology Center next to the main campus. In addition to its main campus, the college contains centers in Fenton, Lapeer, Howell and Clio, MI. Mott Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.


Mott Community College offers over 100 degree and certificate programs. During the 2010-2011 school year, the most popular associate's degree programs were in liberal arts, health and biological/biomedical sciences. Health, culinary arts and engineering technology attracted the most students seeking certificates.

The college offers distance learning to students who are looking for alternative learning methods. There are also employment services, remedial services, placement services for graduates and career counseling on the campus.


Mott Community College has an open admissions policy. Admission is available to applicants who are high school graduates or have a GED, non-high school graduates that are at least 18 years of age and high school students who have permission to enroll from their parents and high school. To apply, students must fill out an application form, take any applicable placement exams, attend an orientation and select their payment option.

In fall 2011, 65% of all students were part time, and women accounted for 60% of the student population. Students who were 25 years of age or older represented 48% of the student body.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition at Mott Community College in fall 2012 was $108.05 per contact hour for in-district residents, $161.75 per contact hour for out-of-district students and $215.86 per contact hour for out-of-state residents. Other costs included a technology fee, student service fee and course fee. The estimated cost for books and supplies in 2011-2012 was $1,071 per year. Room and board was expected to cost $5,886 per year for students living on their own.

In order to receive financial aid, students must fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Scholarships are also offered, through the college and partnered foundations. Most of these scholarships are awarded based on the student's academic achievements, chosen field of study and FAFSA application.

School Type 2-year, public*
Degrees Offered Associate's, certificate*
Religious Affiliation None*
Academic Calendar Semester*
School Setting Midsized city*
Student Body 11,760 undergraduates in 2011*
Student Housing None*
Schools and Programs Seven academic divisions, over 100 programs**
Student-Faculty Ratio 22 to 1*
Most Popular Fields of Study by Degree Level (Number of Recipients) In 2011:
Associate's: Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities (663)
Certificate: Health professions (125)*
Undergraduate Graduation Rates 12% (for students who began their studies in fall 2008)*
Admission Rate Open admissions*
Entering Class Size 705 students in 2011***
First-Year Retention Rates From 2010-2011: 51% for full-time students, 46% for part-time students*
Application Due Date Rolling admissions*
Tuition In fall 2012: $108.05 per contact hour for in-district students; $161.75 per contact hour for in-state students; $215.86 per contact hour for out-of-state students**
Financial Aid Sources Available (Percent of New Students Receiving It) For 2010-2011: Federal grants (62%), Pell grants (60%), state-local grants (18%), federal student loans (37%)*
Percent of Students Receiving Some Form of Aid For 2010-2011: 77% of full-time, beginning undergraduates*

Sources: *National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), College Navigator; **Mott Community College; ***NCES, IPEDS Data Center.

School Contact Information

  • Address: 1401 E. Court St., Flint, MI 48503
  • Phone: 810-762-0315
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