• Montgomery County Community College believes in thinking Big. As an institution, the College prides itself on innovation. Founded in 1964, the College has grown with the community to meet the lifelong learning needs of Montgomery County. Known for its academic excellence and based on the successes of more than 30,000 alumni, the College is ranked first in the nation in its use of technology by the Center for Digital Education for 2008. Student success is the College�s primary goal. With a 16:1 student-faculty ratio, the College is committed to working closely with students to help them reach their educational goals. Students learn from award-winning faculty. In fact, the College�s faculty has been recognized as top in the nation three times in the past decade by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The College provides students with a quality, relevant curriculum. Students who earn AA or AS degrees can expect seamless transfer to numerous public and private colleges and universities throughout the region. More than two thirds of the College�s career graduates are employed in their fields of study. In addition, graduates from the College�s health sciences programs consistently exceed the average national pass rate on their professional certifications�many with 100 percent of graduates passing on their first attempt.

School Highlights

Montgomery County Community College-West Campus serves 3,250 students (35% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 39%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 3,250 students
  • Minority enrollment: 29%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Montgomery County Community College-West Campus ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Montgomery County Community College-West Campus
(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate of Arts Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty
56 staff
56 staff
This chart display total faculty of Montgomery County Community College-West Campus and community college average number of faculty in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Student Body

The student population of Montgomery County Community College-West Campus has grown by 15% over five years.
The Montgomery County Community College-West Campus diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has grown by 17% over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,250 students
447 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
58:1
11:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,153 students
282 students
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# Part-Time Students
2,097 students
165 students
This chart display the total number of Part-time students enrollment of Montgomery County Community College-West Campus and average number of community college Part-time students enrollment of PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Montgomery County Community College-West Campus.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
n/a
312 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
3,250 students
292 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time undergraduate students enrollment of Montgomery County Community College-West Campus and average number of community college Full-time undergraduate  students enrollment of PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
18 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
229 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
21 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
330 students
% Asian
2%
4%
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% Hispanic
5%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Montgomery County Community College-West Campus and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Black
10%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Montgomery County Community College-West Campus and the percentage of Black community college students in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% White
71%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Montgomery County Community College-West Campus and the percentage of White community college students in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Two or more races
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Montgomery County Community College-West Campus and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
11%
11%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Montgomery County Community College-West Campus.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score
0.48
0.59
This chart display the diversity score of Montgomery County Community College-West Campus and the community college average diversity score of PA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
16%
56%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Montgomery County Community College-West Campus and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of PA by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.05%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$38,600
$35,300
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Montgomery County Community College-West Campus and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of PA by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2011-12 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
n/a
92%
Median Debt for Graduates
$12,000
$13,000
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Montgomery County Community College-West Campus and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in PA by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,351
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Montgomery County Community College-West Campus and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in PA by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
85%
SAT Reading
n/a
450
SAT Math
n/a
465
SAT Writing
n/a
435
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
20
ACT Writing
n/a
7
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 3,250 students
  • Minority enrollment: 29%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

Montgomery County, PA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Montgomery County, PA is DeVry University-Pennsylvania. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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