North Central Missouri College

Trenton, MO 64683
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North Central Missouri College is located in Trenton, Missouri. This public community college was established back in 1925. It has continued to grow and change over the years to better meet the academic needs of all of the students in the area. Currently, this school serves just under 1,500 students. NCMC offers students great educational opportunities with many different degree and certificate programs. There are also online degree and certificate programs that students can consider. NCMC even has an athletic department that participates in many team sports.

The NCMC nursing program is among the most popular options in this school. There are two separate nursing programs that students will be able to pursue at this school. Students can enroll for the practical nursing program or the associate degree in nursing program. There are some night and weekend course options for the practical nursing program and students can pursue the associate degree program online if they wish to. This program has the full approval of the Missouri State Board of Nursing. 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students1,832
Student to Faculty Ratio21:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate55%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 3 71
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 59
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 99.4%
  • NCLEX-RN: 93.8%

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Institutional Accreditations
Council on Occupational Education
09/14/2013 - Current
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1983 - 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).

Application fee
Undergrads $20
Graduates --

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$85/credit
In State Students$145/credit
Out of State Students$175/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 $3,825 $6,525 $7,875
ADN 70 $5,950 $10,150 $12,250
BSN 125 $10,625 $18,125 $21,875
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, 94% of North Central Missouri 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 55% $3,971
Other Federal Grant 13% $457
State Grant & Scholarships 70% $2,622
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 28% $1,560
Federal Student Loans 27% $3,902
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$7,847
$30,001 to $48,000$8,318
$48,001 to $75,000$9,760
$75,001 to $110,000$11,243
Over $110,000$10,851

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Missouri state board of nursing.

North Central Missouri College
1301 Main St
Trenton, MO 64683

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