Michigan Community Colleges

Montcalm Community College


Mission statement

Montcalm Community College creates a learning community in which educated and trained people contribute to the economic, cultural, and social well-being.

Math courses offered

MATH 050 Mathematical Bridges 2 credit hours, 3 contact hours
This course explores basic mathematical concepts including arithmetic, problem solving, number theory and algebra using whole numbers and fractions. Students experience these concepts through hands-on models and by using appropriate technology. 
MATH 060 Mathematics for Paramedics 1 credit hour, 1 contact hour This course provides the mathematical background necessary for paramedic students to calculate dosages. 
MATH 075 Transition to Algebra 2 credit hours, 3 contact hours
This course prepares students for elementary algebra by experiencing concepts in rational and irrational numbers, percents, integers, unit conversion, rates of change, proportions and an introduction to variables and equations. Students experience these concepts using a problem solving approach with hands-on models and appropriate technology. (Prerequisite: [MATH050 or minimum score of 36 in COMPASS Pre-Algebra placement domain])

MATH 100 Elementary Algebra
MATH 100 A Elementary Algebra, Part I
MATH 100 B Elementary Algebra, Part 2
MATH 102 Mathematical Investigations
MATH 104 Intermediate Algebra
MATH 104 A Intermediate Algebra, Part 1
MATH 104 B Intermediate Algebra, Part 2
MATH 110 Applied Algebra
MATH 111 Applied Geometry
MATH 112 Applied Right Angle Trigonometry
MATH 113 Applied Oblique Angle Trigonometry
MATH 114 Electronics Mathematics
MATH 120 Trigonometry
MATH 151 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers
MATH 152 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II
MATH 159 College Algebra
MATH 190 Elementary Statistics
MATH 250 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
MATH 251 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
MATH 252 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III
MATH 290 Probability & Statistics
MATH 299 Directed Study

At a Glance

School Type
State and locally supported, Coed
Rural 240-acre campus with easy access to Grand Rapids
Degrees Offered
Certificates and Associate
Entrance Difficulty
Noncompetitive , 100% of applicants were admitted
Application Deadlines
Rolling (freshmen), rolling (transfers)

Admission: 657 applied; 657 admitted; 350 enrolled Average high school GPA: 2.28
Test Scores
  • ACT scores over 18 74%
  • ACT scores over 24 15%
Options: early admission, deferred entrance
Recommended: high school transcript
Application deadline: rolling (freshmen), rolling (transfers)
Notification: continuous (freshmen), continuous (transfers)
Cost and Financial Aid
Costs (2008-09)
Tuition: Area resident $2220 full-time, $74 per credit hour part-time; state resident $3840 full-time, $128 per credit hour part-time; nonresident $5130 full-time, $171 per credit hour part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load
Required fees: $195 full-time, $7 per credit hour part-time
Payment plan: Installment
Waivers: Senior citizens and employees or children of employees

Financial Aid
Of all full-time matriculated undergraduates who enrolled in 2001, 57 Federal Work-Study jobs (averaging $2000)
Majors and Degrees
Degrees Offered
Certificates and Associate
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
Accounting; Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science; Business Administration and Management; Entrepreneurship; Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary; Management Information Systems
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology
Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Drafting and Design Technology; Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology; Industrial Technology
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Child Care and Support Services Management; Child Care Provision
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences
Emergency Medical Technology (EMT Paramedic); Medical Administrative Assistant and Medical Secretary; Medical Radiologic Technology; Nursing (Registered Nurse Training)
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians
Computer Installation and Repair Technology
Personal And Culinary Services
Science Technologies/Technicians
Industrial Radiologic Technology
Security And Protective Services
Corrections; Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Student Body
Undergraduate Student Population
2,717 undergraduate students, 69% women, 31% men, 18% transferred in, 0.2% African American, 0.2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% Hispanic American, 0.6% Native American

Campus Life
Housing: College housing not available
Activities: Drama/theater group, student-run newspaper, choral group, Nursing Club, Native American Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Business Club, Judo Club
Most popular organizations: Nursing Club, Native American Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Business Club, Judo Club
Student services: Personal/psychological counseling

Academic Programs
Special study options: Academic remediation for entering students, adult/continuing education programs, advanced placement credit, cooperative education, distance learning, double majors, independent study, internships, off-campus study, part-time degree program, services for LD students, summer session for credit
School Calendar: Semesters

Total: 179
Full-time: 19% full-time
Student/faculty ratio: 21:1

Intramural sports
Volleyball M/W

School Facilities
Main Library Name: Montcalm Community College Library
Collection: 29,848 titles; 3,670 serial subscriptions;
Endowment: $3.4 million

Contact Info
Ms. Debra Alexander, Director of Admissions
Montcalm Community College
2800 College Drive, S.W.
Sidney, MI 48885
Phone: 989-328-1276
Toll-free: 877-328-2111