Mountain View College

Dallas, TX 75211
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Mountain View College (MVC) is located in Dallas, Texas. This public community college was established in 1970 and it serves the needs of around 20,000 students in total. MVC students will be able to pursue more than 35 degree and certificate programs. This school is also a well-known source of continuing education programs. Students can learn a trade at this school or pursue their academic interests to earn associate’s degrees. MVC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

The MVC nursing program is an associate’s degree program that teaches nurses the necessary skills to become registered nurses (RN). All nursing students who attend MVC will receive a great education that will allow them to find success in the nursing field. Nursing students will be taught how to tend to the needs of patients in many different medical settings and become valuable members of a healthcare team. The nursing program at MVC is fully approved by the Texas State Board of Nursing. This nursing program has also been approved as a candidate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Successful graduates of the program are recommended for eligibility to take the NCLEX-RN licensure exam.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students10,220
Student to Faculty Ratio27:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate60%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 7 18
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 94.3%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1972 - Current



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$59/credit
In State Students$111/credit
Out of State Students$174/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 $2,655 $4,995 $7,830
ADN 70 $4,130 $7,770 $12,180
BSN 125 $7,375 $13,875 $21,750
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, 67% of Mountain View 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 54% $5,031
Other Federal Grant 1% $864
State Grant & Scholarships 25% $1,390
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 6% $670
Federal Student Loans 11% $4,986
Private Loans -- --


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$4,577
$30,001 to $48,000$5,339
$48,001 to $75,000$7,591
$75,001 to $110,000$9,549
Over $110,000$10,196

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Texas state board of nursing.
Mountain View College
4849 West Illinois Ave.
Dallas, TX 75211

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