MCCC enrolls 4,071 credit students and approximately another 4,000 students who participate in non-credit lifelong learning and customized training opportunities. Just over 80 percent of credit students reside in Monroe County; 40 percent are male, and 60 percent are female. The median age is 21. About 64 percent are enrolled part time; 36 percent are full time. The number of students who attended part time increased 15 percent last year.
The self-reported ethnicity of the student population is 74.9 percent white/non-Hispanic, 2.7 percent Hispanic; 3.4 percent black, non-Hispanic; .02 Hawaiian/Pacific islander; .5 percent American Indian/Alaskan, .5 percent Asian, .15 percent international and 17.9 percent non-reported.
MCCC students are provided with a number of academic support services, such as academic and career counseling, employment services, a Learning Assistance Lab that provides assistance with broad and specialized learning needs and accommodations for persons with disabilities, The Writing Center and the MCCC Library.
Monroe County Community College supports student organizations and activities. It is believed that such programs contribute to the overall intellectual, social, and emotional development of students. In addition to an extensive Student Government operation, the college offers more than 25 student clubs that include the student newspaper, academic interest groups, club sports, special interest groups, and vocal and instrumental music.