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 8,484 students (42% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 61%.
  • McLennan Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Mclennan County, TX.
  • The nearest community college to McLennan Community College is Texas State Technical College-Waco (6.1 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 305 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
McLennan Community College(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty305 staff76 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of McLennan Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 27:1 over five years.
  • The McLennan Community College diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment8,484 students3,921 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:135:1
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# Full-Time Students3,566 students1,055 students
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# Part-Time Students4,728 students2,866 students
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% Asian
-
4%
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% Hispanic
30%
37%
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% Black
12%
13%
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% White
52%
39%
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% Two or more races
-
2%
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% Unknown races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score0.620.69
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College Completion Rate
18%
21%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,000$33,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $106 is less than the state average of $4,026. The in-state tuition has declined by 96% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $181 is less than the state average of $6,207. The out-state tuition has declined by 95% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$106$4,026
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Out-State Tuition Fees$181$6,207
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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 Aid87%83%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,071$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,015
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Acceptance Rate100%75%

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: 2016 (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.

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