MCC prides itself on maintaining high academic standards and retaining quality faculty who are focused on student learning and success.

The college encourages lifelong learning and offers three pathways for students:

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Academic transfer

Students earn an associate’s degree in arts, business or science and simultaneously complete the first two years of study toward a bachelor’s degree. By starting first at MCC, then transferring to one of our university partners, students save thousands of dollars in tuition.

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Career and technical education

In 2 years or fewer, MCC prepares many students for high-demand, high-paying careers in a variety of fields including medical, industrial technology, computer technology, public safety and more. CTE students can earn associate of applied science degrees and/or certificates.

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Non-credit courses

From arts & crafts to motorcycle training and yoga! MCC offers Community Education classes for fun, friendship & personal enrichment. MCC also offers corporate outreach focusing on business skills and management training.

About Mohave Community College

Mohave Community College strives to meet the growing workforce needs of business and industry and to provide opportunities for small business development.
MCC strives to provide high quality, affordable and accessible higher education to all who seek it

MCC is a comprehensive community college serving more than 13,000 students each year. Our In-State Tuition is $81 per credit hour . We serve the northwest portion of the State of Arizona and its neighboring communities in California, Nevada and Utah.

MCC has campuses in Kingman, Lake Havasu City, Bullhead City and Colorado City, and an extensive distance education program – MCC Online.

The college offers programs that provide students with the skills, training and education they need for rewarding careers, and the academic foundation to go on to a university for a bachelor’s degree and higher.

  • 2554
    Full-time students
  • 16:1
    Student to teacher ratio
  • 730
    Degrees & certificates awarded/yr
  • Ranked 29th
    Best Comm. College in U.S.

10 Reasons to Choose MCC


Many people leave universities with empty pockets and the burden of large school loans. MCC’s tuition is approximately one quarter the cost of tuition at state universities. The MCC Financial Aid department is ready to help you fund your education.


MCC offers a wide variety of degrees and certificates delivered in a variety of ways: students can learn in the classroom days or evenings, online or a combination.


Of MCC’s full-time faculty, 52 percent have a master’s degree and 26 percent have doctorate degrees. In addition to these professionals, more than 300 dedicated associate faculty teach for MCC each year.

Personal Attention

The in-class student-to-teacher ratio at MCC averages 16-to-1; that means you get hands-on learning and one-on-one time with instructors.

Tools for success

MCC recognizes that students need the right tools to succeed. That is why we provide students with current computer software and hardware. Computers are available for student use in the libraries and the Student Learning Commons.

Smooth transfer of credits

When students successfully complete an Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) degree, admission into an Arizona state university is guaranteed! In addition, students who cannot relocate can complete their graduate degree through one of MCC’s partner universities.

Preparatory services

All people who want to better themselves have the opportunity for success at MCC. Our Precollege Studies division is dedicated to helping those who need fundamental education skills to prepare for college course work.

Enhanced earning potential

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, those who complete an associate’s degree will earn, on average, 33 percent more than high school graduates.

Great support services

MCC offers various support services: free tutoring, supplemental instruction, public-use computers, accommodations for documented disabilities and more.


We recognize that there is more to life than studying. Student clubs, on-campus activities, classroom experiences and field study all offer the chance to meet new people, make new friends, inspire others and enhance your life.

We are MCC!

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