McLennan Community College

Tel: (254)299-8622
8,553 students
Public institution
McLennan Community College affirms its mission to provide a comprehensive range of educational programs and services for students and a dynamic, multi cultural community. The college is committed to excellence in all of its educational programs. McLennan Community College endorses the concept of open admissions and provides support services designed to assist students to succeed in their educational goals.
School Highlights:
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McLennan Community College serves 8,553 students (44.91% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 64%.
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McLennan Community College is one of 2 community colleges within McLennan County, TX.
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The nearest community college is Texas State Technical College-Waco (6.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 297 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
McLennan Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 297 staff
61 staff
McLennan Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 8,553 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 8,553 students 1,294 students
McLennan Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 29:1
21:1
McLennan Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 3,841 students
822 students
McLennan Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 4,712 students
1,025 students
McLennan Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
McLennan Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
McLennan Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
24%
7%
McLennan Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
15%
12%
McLennan Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
58%
57%
McLennan Community College White (2006-2013)
McLennan Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.52 0.53
McLennan Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,192 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 30% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,560 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,192 $5,694
McLennan Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,560 $10,252
McLennan Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89%
89%
McLennan Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

MCC was founded by the voters of McLennan County in 1965 and opened its doors in the fall of 1966 to 855 students in temporary quarters on the former James Connally Air Force Base. The college moved to its current location in 1969. Taxpayers in McLennan County partially support the college, helping lower tuition costs. McLennan Community College, one of the most beautiful college campuses in Texas, is located on nearly 200 acres in northwest Waco adjacent to Cameron Park and Lake Brazos. The campus features 22 buildings with 565,806 square feet of space. The 70,000 square-foot Learning Technology Center, completed in 2002, and its adjacent plaza are the focal point of the campus. MCC awards the Associate in Arts (A.A.) and Associate in Science transfer degrees through the Arts and Sciences division. The Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) workforce education degree and one-year certificates of completion in technical fields are awarded through the Workforce Education division. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and the Graduate Equivalency Diploma (GED) are awarded through the Continuing Education division. McLennan Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Applied Sciences degrees.

Nearby Schools:

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  • Waco
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    WacoTX 76705
    (800)792-8784
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  • Hillsboro
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    HillsboroTX 76645
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  • Temple
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    TempleTX 76504
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  • Killeen
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  • Corsicana
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Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,020 per year for in-state students and $6,184 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,700 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 81%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Texas is Richland College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.