Montgomery County Community College

  • 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.

School Highlights

Montgomery County Community College serves 10,451 students (30% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.

Top Placements

Montgomery County Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 401 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Montgomery County Community College(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate not-for-profit
Total Faculty401 staff36 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Montgomery County Community College has declined by 18% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 34:1 over five years.
The Montgomery County Community College diversity score of 0.60 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has grown by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment10,451 students571 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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# Full-Time Students3,165 students361 students
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# Part-Time Students7,286 students210 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
489330
% Asian
6%
3%
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% Hispanic
6%
9%
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% Black
13%
16%
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% White
61%
56%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
8%
11%
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Diversity Score0.600.64
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College Completion Rate
21%
56%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,200$34,800
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $8,910 is less than the state average of $9,886. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $13,080 is less than the state average of $14,398. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$8,910$9,886
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Out-State Tuition Fees$13,080$14,398
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid66%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,639$12,495
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Montgomery County Community College is Lansdale School of Business (3.5 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Lansdale School of Business
    Private for-profit
    131 students | 3.50 Mi290 Wissahickon Avenue
    North Wales PA  19454
    (215) 699-5700
    3.50131
  • 1,180 students | 5.60 Mi1140 Virginia Dr
    Fort Washington PA  19034
    (215) 591-5700
    5.601,180
  • Antonelli Institute
    Private, for profit
    188 students | 6.70 Mi300 Montgomery Ave
    Glenside PA  19038
    (215) 836-2222
    6.70188
  • Valley Forge Military College
    Private not-for-profit
    306 students | 10.10 Mi1001 Eagle Rd
    Wayne PA  19087
    (610) 989-1450
    10.10306
  • Harcum College
    Harcum College Photo - Melville Hall, one of the original buildings from Harcum's founding in 1915. Listed on the National Historic Registry. Houses the Admissions Office, President, Financial Aid, PR/Marketing, Registrar, Bursar, Finance Office, HR
    Private not-for-profit
    1,343 students | 10.60 Mi750 Montgomery Ave
    Bryn Mawr PA  19010
    (610) 525-4100
    10.601,343
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Did You Know?
Montgomery County, PA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.48, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Montgomery County, PA is Manor College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.