- Montgomery County Community College is a place where the future is created, a place where desire and knowledge are combined to yield opportunity. The College is a reflection and a response to the needs and aspirations of those who live, work, and conduct business in Montgomery County and beyond. Grounded in a set of values that teach us to encourage, listen, respect, and treat fairly those whom we serve, those with whom we work, and those who work with us in service, the College strives to ensure that all residents of Montgomery County have access to the highest quality and most affordable higher education possible. Most importantly, the College is dedicated to fostering the growth and success of all we serve.
Montgomery County Community College serves 9,827 students (30% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the state community college average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Enrollment: 9,827 students
- In-state tuition: $8,910
- Out-state tuition: $13,080
- Student:teacher ratio: 14:1
- Minority enrollment: 36%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Montgomery County Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:
The teacher population of 681 teachers has grown by 69% over five years.
Montgomery County Community College
(PA) Community College Avg.
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
The student population of Montgomery County Community College has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The Montgomery County Community College diversity score of 0.57 is less than the state average of 0.59. 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
% 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 $8,910 is less than the state average of $9,730. The in-state tuition has declined by 13% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $13,080 is less than the state average of $13,992. The out-state tuition has declined by 12% 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)
- Founded in 1964 and begun serving the community in 1966 from its initial location in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. Since that time, the College has grown with the needs of the community, building its Central Campus in Blue Bell in 1972 and then opening the doors of the West Campus in Pottstown, in the fall of 1996. Along with these two campuses, the College offers distance learning opportunities as well as courses at various off-site locations, including the Willow Grove Naval Air Station and Lansdale. MCCC is the 4th most wired community college in the country. You can learn in one of our almost 40 smart classrooms, in one of our 26 computer classrooms, or on-line through one of our over 80 distance learning courses. The College offers four Associate Degrees (AA, AS, AAS, and AGS) in 90 degree and certificate programs in 40 areas of study. In 1998, the College created a new Liberal Studies degree (AS) that provides students with the strong general education core (36 credits) and flexibility to tailor electives (24 credits) to their transfer institution's program requirements. In fall 2004, approximately 55 percent of the College's students were enrolled in transfer-based programs, 38 percent were enrolled in occupational programs and 9 percent were enrolled in General Studies. The college is fully accredited by the Commission of Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Montgomery County Community College cost?
Montgomery County Community College's tuition is approximately $8,910 for In-State students and $13,080 for Out-State students.
What is Montgomery County Community College's ranking?
Montgomery County Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Pennsylvania for: Largest student body.
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