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NCMC Earns #5 Rank for Highest Return on Educational Investment

September 19, 2017

The website WalletHub published their findings on 2017’s Best and Worst Community Colleges (NCMC was ranked overall #18 out of 728). In this article, it specifically mentions North Central Missouri College as holding the #5 spot for “Highest Return on Educational Investment.”

The article researched 728 community colleges in the nation based on three key categories: cost and financing, education outcomes, and career outcomes. Each school was given a score and a percentage based on the results of these factors.

“We are honored to hold the #5 rank of the highest return on educational investment,” said Dr. Lenny Klaver, President. “Our ability to provide students a superb education with a low financial burden is our mission and standard in everything we do.”

To read the article in the entirety, visit To learn more about the cost of attending NCMC or programs of study, visit

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