It's Time to Take Your Next Step.

Whether you're looking for training to jumpstart a great career or want to complete your first two years of college before transferring to a university, you can find your future at Mineral Area College. 

"MAC has given me the freedom to develop my education in so many ways. It's not just a place to earn a degree, it's a place to find community and grow as a person."

-Brittni Bader
MAC Student, Class of 2022

At MAC, you'll find...

Convenience and Affordability

Our tuition is less than half of what you'd pay at a university* and we're close to home with locations in Park Hills, Fredericktown, Perryville, Potosi, and Cape Girardeau! 

Have questions about paying for college? Let us guide you! >> Learn more

Flexible Class Options

Interested in online classes? Prefer to learn in a classroom? At MAC, you'll find the flexibility you need with course delivery options to fit your learning style...on campus or online! 

4 Ways to Learn: Traditional. Online. Hybrid. Live Virtual. >> Learn more 


With small class sizes, you'll build relationships with your instructors who want to see you succeed! And there are so many ways to get involved outside of the classroom too. From clubs and athletics to performances and events, there's so much to do at MAC!

There's more to college than the classroom. >> Learn more


Apply Now!

I'm a...

  • New Student 
    All first-time MAC students, including high school graduates who have only earned MAC credit while in high school.

  • Returning Student 
    Any student who has previously attended MAC. This excludes students who have only earned MAC credit while in high school.

  • High School Student 
    Any student wanting to take MAC dual credit or dual-enrollment classes while in high school.


Fall classes begin August 19!

Other Questions?

For more information about how to get started at MAC, contact our Admissions office at (573) 518-2228 or Admissions@MineralArea.edu