Want the skinny on MCCC? Here are some tidbits of info that provide the highlights on who we are and what we do.
Tuition is about a third of the cost of a public university and the lowest in the region for in-district students.
In-District: $116.75 per billable contact hour
In-State: $207.50 per billable contact hour
Out-of-State: $231.00 per billable contact hour
Financial Aid and Scholarships
The MCCC Trustee Merit Scholarship Program is based on ACT and SAT scores and can cover nearly half of tuition. Hundreds of additional scholarships are available annually.
Students receiving financial aid: 50%
MCCC has pre-approved transfer options to 20 university partners, so students can go on to get that bachelor's degree. Two universities – Siena Heights University and Spring Arbor University – have locations right on MCCC’s campus.
Students planning to transfer: 53%
Associate degree: 398
Areas of Study
Certificate and degree programs: About 70
Transfer program areas: 40 or more
Full-time faculty members with a master’s degree or higher: 93%
More than one-fourth of full-time faculty members have doctoral degrees.
Faculty to student ratio: 9:1
Student Enrollment, Characteristics
Credit-Seeking Students (2018): 2,943
Non-credit students (2017-18): 3,122
Credit and non-credit enrollment combined: 6,416
Student Characteristics (2017)
Black, non-Hispanic: 3.3%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
American Indian/Alaskan: 0.4%
Not Reported: 6.7%
Average Student Age: 23
Dual Enrolled Students: 711
Enrollment by High School Graduates in Monroe County
Here are the Monroe County high schools from which our in-county students graduated in 2017, along with the percentage of each class that enrolled at MCCC:
Erie Mason: 20%
St. Mary Catholic Central: 13%
About 1 in 4 local high school students choose MCCC (23%).
2013: $17-million Career Technology Center for technology programs in applied science and engineering, agriculture and more
2017: $16.3-million campus-wide geothermal-based heating, cooling and air-conditioning system
2018: $1.25-million renovation to Life Sciences Building, including a new student collaboration wing
Opening late 2020 or early 2021: $9-million renovation of East and West Technology Buildings into a single facility – a student success center housing student services, collaboration spaces, classrooms and labs
Planned projects funded by a 5-year improvement millage will include state-of-the-art upgrades, including technology network infrastructure updates, academic environment enhancements, safety and security technology upgrades, and retrofitting of specific facilities for better access for people with disabilities. A few of these will include:
- Continued addition/expansion of student spaces throughout campus for student interaction, collaboration and learning
- Addition/renovation of student classroom spaces throughout campus buildings
- Renovation/expansion of Health Sciences Building
- Renovation of Whitman Center in Temperance, including the addition of a science lab
- Renovation of the entire second floor and lower level of the Campbell Learning Resources Center, including the Little Theater
- Renovation of the Audrey M. Warrick Student Services/Administration Building
From recycling to energy conservation to solar power and more, MCCC is highly engaged in sustainable facilities. Our official college color may be cardinal, but we sure do like to be green!
Nearly 20,000 degrees and certificates have been awarded since MCCC was established in 1964.
MCCC is one of the county’s largest employers and has an annual economic impact of almost $100 million a year that is felt locally, regionally and globally.
Two-thirds of MCCC graduates stay in Monroe County and contribute to the local economy.
Seven of 10 Monroe County residents or their immediate family members have taken classes at MCCC.
Monroe County’s associate degree attainment level is higher than that of the state and nation because of MCCC. It is the only college headquartered in the county and greatly enhances the level of educational attainment, diversity and cultural enrichment in the community.
Lifelong Learning and Workforce Training
MCCC’s Office of Corporate and Community Services is the leading source in Monroe County for non-credit lifelong learning opportunities for the community and the development and delivery of non-credit training solutions for local businesses.
During the 2017-18 fiscal year, MCCC served 3,294 non-credit students. Total non-credit contact hours provided were 68,295.9.
In 2017-18 the college provided 20,317 contract hours of employee and organizational training.
MCCC offers three Upward Bound programs funded by nearly $4 million in grants from the federal government to help more area high school students transform into college students. The programs are in conjunction with Airport High School, Monroe High School and Jefferson High School.
MCCC offers a Destination Dance School with youth dance troupes and instruction, a youth VEX Robotics program and a full slate of Summer Camps.
Nearly 500 children participate in MCCC’s FUNdamentals Summer Camps each year.
MCCC hosts numerous children’s shows throughout the year in the La-Z-Boy Center as part of its Campus/Community Events Series.
Accessible education is important. MCCC has two convenient locations – one in centrally located in the middle of Monroe County and another just north of the Ohio border in Temperance – and offers about 80 classes in online or blended formats.
Arts, Culture and Enrichment
Each year, MCCC hosts a full slate of concerts by national, regional and local acts, as well as other cultural and community events. Many of them take place in the 550-seat, state-of-the-art La-Z-Boy Center and Meyer Theater.
Through the president’s Culture and Current Affairs Speakers Series, MCCC brings in renowned speakers and panels that benefit the campus and the community.
Each year MCCC hosts a superb array of mixed media and art exhibitions and lectures through its Visiting Artist Series.
The MCCC Art Collection is a vast, with most of the pieces procured from award-winning visiting artists who have visited the college since the early 1970s; it is quite possibly the largest collection at a community college in the state.
An Attractive, Functional Venue
MCCC’s facilities are rented for use by hundreds of organizations each year, providing an attractive, functional venue for events attended by tens of thousands of visitors.