McLennan Community College

  • You`ll find a world of opportunity, exceptional learning environments, inspiring instructors and so much more. At McLennan, we stress student success. So whatever your educational goals are, we`ll help you reach them.Here are just a few of the reasons to come to McLennan:Small classes with individualized attention from professorsCutting-edge technology and facilitiesField research opportunitiesBeautiful campus next to Cameron Park and the Bosque RiverCulture of service, enrichment and achievement

School Highlights

McLennan Community College serves 8,705 students (32% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 669 teachers has grown by 64% over five years.
McLennan Community College(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty669 staff262 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of McLennan Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
The McLennan Community College diversity score of 0.64 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment8,705 students4,831 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
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# Full-Time Students2,746 students1,371 students
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# Part-Time Students5,959 students3,460 students
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% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
34%
47%
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% Black
12%
12%
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% White
48%
29%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Unknown races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.640.68
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College Completion Rate
25%
24%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,000$34,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $106 is less than the state average of $4,287. The in-state tuition has declined by 97% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $181 is less than the state average of $6,528. The out-state tuition has declined by 95% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$106$4,287
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Out-State Tuition Fees$181$6,528
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Tuition Notes$106 per credit hour for in-state students and $181 per credit hour for out-of-state students
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid88%82%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,952$5,500
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Acceptance Rate100%76%
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Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Dance, Golf, SoftballBaseball, Basketball,
Dance, Golf,
Softball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.23 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Agriculture Club, Baptist Student Ministry, Biology Club, Black Student Association, Circle K International, Engineering and Physics Club at MCC, Hispanic Student Association, MCC Sunrise Rotaract, MCC Women's Leadership Association, MCC Young Democrats, McLennan Pride, NAMI On Campus Waco (Tarleton), Phi Theta Kappa (Honor Society), Psi Beta (Psychology Honor Society), Sigma Kappa Delta (English Honor Society), Student Council, Student Veterans of America (SVA), The MCC History Student Association, TRIO Student Association, Workforce majors student organizations

Arts and Music Programs:
McLennan Theatre, Music Student Association, Pep Band
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • McLennan is located on a scenic 215-acre campus adjacent to Cameron Park and the Bosque River. Nestled among rolling hills and large trees, McLennan has been recognized statewide for its natural beauty and outstanding architecture.The college also owns Highlander Ranch, a 200-acre horse farm located about five miles from campus, and has an Emergency Services Education Center off-campus near the Waco Regional Airport. 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 to award the Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Applied Sciences degrees.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to McLennan Community College is Texas State Technical College (6.1 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 10,720 students | 6.10 Mi3801 Campus Drive
    Waco, TX 76705
    (800) 792-8784
    6.1010,720
  • 4,600 students | 29.70 Mi112 Lamar Dr
    Hillsboro, TX 76645
    (254) 659-7500
    29.704,600
  • 4,887 students | 37.30 Mi2600 S 1st St
    Temple, TX 76504
    (254) 298-8282
    37.304,887
  • 16,719 students | 49.70 Mi6200 West Central Texas Expressway
    Killeen, TX 76549
    (254) 526-7161
    49.7016,719
  • 8,173 students | 51.90 Mi3200 W 7th Avenue
    Corsicana, TX 75110
    (903) 874-6501
    51.908,173
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