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 7,742 students (28% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 70%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 7,742 students
  • In-state tuition: $106
  • Out-state tuition: $181
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 49%
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

The teacher population of 669 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
McLennan Community College
(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
669 staff
262 staff
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Student Body

The student population of McLennan Community College has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The McLennan Community College diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,742 students
4,669 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,154 students
1,310 students
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# Part-Time Students
5,588 students
3,359 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
607 students
344 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
2,154 students
1,289 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
16 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
5,588 students
3,151 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
15 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
252 students
% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
31%
46%
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% Black
11%
12%
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% White
51%
30%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.63
0.68
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
18%
26%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
2.44%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$33,000
$34,600
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $106 is less than the state average of $3,924. 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 $6,229. The out-state tuition has declined by 96% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$106
$3,924
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$181
$6,229
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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 Aid
87%
83%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$10,761
$10,765
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,088
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
100%
78%
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Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports
Sports
Baseball, 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: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does McLennan Community College cost?
McLennan Community College's tuition is approximately $106 for In-State students and $181 for Out-State students.
What is the acceptance rate of McLennan Community College?
The acceptance rate of McLennan Community College is 100%, which is higher than the state average of 78%.
What sports does McLennan Community College offer?
McLennan Community College offers 5 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Dance, Golf and Softball.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 7,742 students
  • In-state tuition: $106
  • Out-state tuition: $181
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 49%
  • Source: Verified school update

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