Montgomery County Community College-West Campus

  • 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 44%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Montgomery County Community College-West Campus(PA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate not-for-profit
Total Faculty56 staff56 staff
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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 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment3,250 students477 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio58:112:1
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# Full-Time Students1,153 students331 students
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# Part-Time Students2,097 students146 students
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% Asian
2%
3%
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% Hispanic
5%
11%
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% Black
10%
15%
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% White
71%
56%
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% Two or more races
1%
3%
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% Unknown races
11%
11%
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Diversity Score0.470.64
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College Completion Rate
16%
56%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$38,600$35,000
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

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$5,327
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Montgomery County Community College-West Campus is Pace Institute (15.5 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Pace Institute
    Private, for profit
    5 students | 15.50 Mi606 Court St Suite 404
    Reading, PA 19601
    (610) 375-1212
    15.505
  • 4,280 students | 15.90 Mi10 S Second St
    Reading, PA 19602
    (610) 372-4721
    15.904,280
  • 579 students | 18.30 Mi2205 Ridgewood Rd
    Wyomissing, PA 19610
    (610) 372-1722
    18.30579
  • Lansdale School of Business
    Private for-profit
    124 students | 19.60 Mi290 Wissahickon Avenue
    North Wales, PA 19454
    (215) 699-5700
    19.60124
  • Valley Forge Military College
    Private not-for-profit
    299 students | 19.60 Mi1001 Eagle Rd
    Wayne, PA 19087
    (610) 989-1450
    19.60299
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Did You Know?
Montgomery County, PA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Montgomery County, PA is Manor College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.