McLennan Community College

Tel: (254)299-8622
9,301 students
Public institution

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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:
McLennan Community College serves 9,301 students (46% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
McLennan Community College is one of 2 community colleges within McLennan County, TX.
The nearest community college is Texas State Technical College Waco (6.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
McLennan Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 9,301 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
9,301 students
1,287 students
McLennan Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
4,259 students
832 students
McLennan Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 5,042 students
1,021 students
McLennan Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
McLennan Community College sch enrollment McLennan Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1% 1%
% Asian
McLennan Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
McLennan Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
McLennan Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
McLennan Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
McLennan Community College More (2011-2012)
McLennan Community College sch ethnicity McLennan Community College sta ethnicity
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 0.45
McLennan Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,192 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 56% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,560 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 42% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,192 $5,890
McLennan Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,560 $10,050
McLennan Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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.

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