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 is one of 6 community colleges within Montgomery County, PA.
  • The nearest community college to Montgomery County Community College-West Campus is Pace Institute (15.7 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Montgomery County Community College-West Campus(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty56 staff25 staff
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Student Body

  • The Montgomery County Community College-West Campus diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment-618 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio0:125:1
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# Full-Time Students-372 students
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# Part-Time Students-246 students
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% Asian
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2%
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% Hispanic
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7%
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% Black
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14%
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% White
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63%
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% Two or more races
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2%
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% Unknown races
100%
10%
Diversity Score0.000.57
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College Completion Rate
16%
56%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$38,600$34,300
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Finances and Admission

    Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$12,667
    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$5,183
    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.
    Source: 2012 (or latest year available) IPEDS

    Nearby Schools

    • The nearest community college to Montgomery County Community College-West Campus is Pace Institute (15.7 miles away).
    • College Location Mi. Students
    • Pace Institute
      Private, for profit
      5 students | 15.70 Mi606 Court St Suite 404
      Reading PA  19601
      (610)375-1212
      15.705
    • 4,198 students | 16.10 Mi10 S Second St
      Reading PA  19603
      (610)372-4721
      16.104,198
    • Berks Technical Institute
      Private, for profit
      985 students | 18.50 Mi2205 Ridgewood Rd
      Reading PA  19610
      (610)372-1722
      18.50985
    • 322 students | 19.10 Mi1001 Eagle Rd
      Wayne PA  19087
      (610)989-1200
      19.10322
    • Lansdale School of Business
      Private, for profit
      344 students | 19.50 Mi290 Wissahickon Avenue
      North Wales PA  19454
      (215)699-5700
      19.50344
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    Montgomery County, PA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.36, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Montgomery County, PA is DeVry University-Pennsylvania. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.