Fast Facts!

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Name

Mendocino-Lake Community College District (MLCCD)

Type

Public two-year community college

Governance

Board of Trustees 
Number of Trustees - 7
Term - 4 years
Elections - Odd-numbered years and staggered in two-year increments

The District

Approx. 3,200 square miles of Mendocino and Lake Counties, with 150,000 population.
Campus 
Ukiah (127 Acres), 1000 Hensley Creek Road, Ukiah, CA 95482
Tel: (707) 468-3000

Centers

Lake Center (10,000 sq. ft), 2565 Parallel  Drive, Lakeport, CA 95453 (707) 263-4944
North Country Center: 372 E. Commercial Street, Willits, CA 95490 (707) 459-6224
Pt. Arena Research Station (15 acres, 7,200 sq. ft.)

Our Mission

Mendocino College partners with a dynamic community of diverse students to help them achieve their educational goals.  Informed by research, reflection and dialogue, the College offers programs in Basic Skills, Transfer Preparation and Career and Technical Education as well as Workforce Improvement.  The College demonstrates its commitment to student success through high-quality and innovative instruction, providing individual attention to student needs in an inclusive and accessible learning environment. Mendocino College embraces its role as an intellectual, economic and cultural anchor for the region.

Our Vision

Mendocino College faculty, staff and students inspire each other to engage in quality educational experiences to achieve student success.

Within this partnership, all members share a mutual accountability for student success. Faculty and staff serve as the catalyst for students actively engaged in the learning process; students accept their responsibility to define their goals and to work actively toward them.

Students

Enrollment - 3,830 students (Fall 2014 census)
Full-time - 1,194 (12+ units)
Part-time - 2,426
Non-Credit only: 210
Female - 60.73%, Male - 39.27%
Average Age - 31
Ethnicity:

American Indian/Alaskan Native 4.99%
Asian 2.93%
Black/Non-Hispanic 2.92%
Hispanic 28.90%
White, Non-Hispanic 56.97%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Island 0.60%
Multi-Ethnicity 1.49%
Unknown/No Response 1.20%
Enrollment Status: 

First-Time - 699 (18.25%)
First-Time Transfer - 247 (7.15%) 
Returning - 697 (18.20%)    
Continuing - 1,843 (48.12%)      
K-12 - 317 (8.28%)
Fall 2014

Retention Rate:  89.00% (% of students who complete a course they  enrolled in)       
Success Rate:  73.95%  (% of students who passed)

Degrees and Certificates Awarded - 2013-2014

AA,AS, AAT and AST Degrees - 312

Certificates of Achievement- 43
More than 200,000 students have enrolled at Mendocino College since our founding in 1973 through Spring 2013 semester.

About 60% of MC students qualify for financial aid.

Programs

Two-year degrees and certificates, transfer to four-year schools, Life-long learning, and Economic development
48 Associate of Arts and Associate of Science Degrees.
27 Certificates of Achievement.
Recording Artist-in-Residence Program
New Program: Sustainable Technology Program 
Our goal is to serve all residents in our District. We offer special outreach to our Native American and Latino populations.
ADA Accessible, including student work stations, Braille door and direction signs, Braille machine, voice recognition software for web access, closed captioning of instructional videos, and website compliance.
ComEx, Community Extension, fee-based workshops, travel tours and theatre tours

Funding & Costs

Funding Per Full-time Student per Year, 2013-2014 (Source: LAO, Actual Budget)

University of California........................... $23,362
Cal State ..............................................$12,823
CA Community Colleges...........................$6,092

Annual Full-time Student Tuition Cost Per Year, 2011-2012 (2 full-time semesters; does not include local fees, room and board)

(Source: CPEC)

Private..................................................... $29,056
Private Technical/Trade............................... $7,635
University of California............................... $12,192
California State University........................... $5,472
California Community Colleges..................... $1,080

Faculty & Staff

Faculty: Full-time - 48, Adjunct - 259
Classified - 86
Management - 9