Mid-Plains Community College

North Platte, NE 69101
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Mid-Plains Community College is located in North Platte, Nebraska. This school endeavors to provide students with an excellent education. It gives students an accessible and affordable place where they can further their career prospects. Mid-Plains Community College gives students many different associate degree programs. There are options for these associate degrees to easily transfer over to four-year state universities as well. Aside from degree programs, the school also offers students many technical and occupational programs to consider. These programs can lead students to great careers in a very short amount of time. Whatever the aspirations of students are, Mid-Plains Community College aims to try to help students meet their goals.

The Mid-Plains Community College nursing program is among the most popular options at the school, too. Students will be able to pursue the licensed practical nurse program or the associate degree in nursing program. The nursing program has a selective admission process and aims to prepare students to be successful nurses in the future. The program has a clinical experience that take place at nearby hospitals, long-term care facilities, and other local health agencies. Mid-Plains Community College also gives students access to state of the art simulations to give everyone the best possible education. The nursing program is approved by the Nebraska State Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students2,221
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePublic
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate63%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 0 31
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 34
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 92%
  • NCLEX-RN: 81.5%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
08/01/1965 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
03/01/1994 - Current

Admission

100%

Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$89/credit
In State Students$89/credit
Out of State Students$116/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $4,005 $4,005 $5,220
ADN 70 $6,230 $6,230 $8,120
BSN 125 $11,125 $11,125 $14,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 95% of Mid-Plains Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 44% $4,170
Other Federal Grant 30% $146
State Grant & Scholarships 20% $479
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 52% $2,470
Federal Student Loans 36% $3,946
Private Loans 1% $10,167

$7,462

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$5,411
$30,001 to $48,000$5,837
$48,001 to $75,000$7,740
$75,001 to $110,000$9,980
Over $110,000$9,747

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Student Population

2,221

Undergrads

0

Graduates

1,319

Women

902

Men

36%

Full-time

64%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
84%
Hispanic
8%
Black/African American
2%
Two or more races
2%
Non-resident alien
2%
Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Asian
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Nebraska state board of nursing.

Mid-Plains Community College
1101 Halligan Drive
North Platte, NE 69101
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