- Middlesex Community College is a progressive and dynamic learning community, committed to providing educational programs andservices that support personal growth and economic opportunity for its diverse student population. Dedicated to student success, the College provides excellence in teaching, personal attention, and extensive opportunities for exploration and growth. Closely linked to the fabric of the community, Middlesex’s partnerships with school, business and service organizations provide leadership in economic and community development and foster a culture of civic engagement and responsive workforce development. The College’s state-of-the-art programs in the liberal arts, basic skills, and more thanfifty career and technical fields respond to student and community needs, providing a strong foundation for college transfer, employment, professional development and lifelong learning.
Middlesex Community College serves 6,885 students (28% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the state community college average of 9:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 45%.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Enrollment: 6,885 students
- In-state tuition: $4,394
- Out-state tuition: $9,338
- Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
- Minority enrollment: 42%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Middlesex Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:
Debt For Students
The teacher population of 577 teachers has grown by 103% over five years.
Middlesex Community College
(MA) Community College Avg.
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
The student population of Middlesex Community College has declined by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The Middlesex Community College diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
The public in-state tuition of $4,394 is less than the state average of $4,424. The in-state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $9,338 is less than the state average of $9,401. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
- As the largest community college in the commonwealth, our students can choose from more than 79 degree and certificate programs, as well as hundreds of community education and career training courses offered during the day, evening, weekend and online. Many of our programs also have internships and Service-Learning components, which give our students important experiential learning opportunities many employers appreciate. Graduates of Middlesex Community College degree programs receive an Associate in Arts (A.A.) or an Associate in Science (A.S.). The A.A. programs are generally appropriate for students intending to transfer. A.S. programs usually have a career-entry emphasis.Associate degree programs require completion of specific course work in the area of concentration, plus a core curriculum of general education courses in liberal arts and sciences. Many serve as preparation for transfer to bachelor's degree programs in a related major. To receive the associate degree, students must complete at least 20 courses and earn a minimum of 60 credits. The number of credits varies, however, with totals from 60 to 73, according to the requirements of individual programs. The Bedford campus is situated on 200 acres located off Springs Road, close to Route 3. Set on handsomely landscaped grounds that border the town of Billerica, the campus incorporates 11 buildings that house classrooms, laboratories, offices, a library, the Medical Education Imaging Center and the MCC Concert Hall. A bookstore, cafeteria, student lounge and Fitness Center are located in the Bedford Campus Center. Teaching is student-centered, emphasizing interactive learning strategies, state-of-the-art technology, workplace and community service, and the incorporation of a forward-thinking core curriculum. Online classes, tutoring and library resources give students added flexibility for learning. Vibrant co-curricular opportunities reflect a broad array of interests and encourage a strong voice in student governance.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Middlesex Community College cost?
Middlesex Community College's tuition is approximately $4,394 for In-State students and $9,338 for Out-State students.
What is Middlesex Community College's ranking?
Middlesex Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Massachusetts for: Largest student body and Least debt for graduating students.
View the Middlesex Community College yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:
- Event Date
- ♦ Summer 2023- Last Day to Add for Quick Start May 29, 2023 (Monday)
- ♦Summer 2023- Last Day to Add for Session 1 May 30, 2023 (Tuesday)
- ♦ Summer 2023- Last Day to Drop (100% refund) for Quick Start May 30, 2023 (Tuesday)
- ♦ Summer 2023- Last Day to Add for HP1, HP2,and NUE May 31, 2023 (Wednesday)
- ♦ Summer 2023-Last Day to Add for Session 2 May 31, 2023 (Wednesday)
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