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McLennan Community College is a public institution situated in Waco, Texas. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

2,154 Full-Time Undergraduates
$3,720 Avg In-State Tuition

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McLennan Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at MCC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#8 Best Value Mental & Social Health Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
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#29 Best Value Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#30 Best Value Health/Medical Admin Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#39 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#54 Most Popular Allied Health Services Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#77 Best Value Allied Health Services Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#87 Best Health/Medical Admin Services Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#106 Best Value Allied Health Professions Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#112 Best Value Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards MCC has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#8 Best Value Colleges for Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling College Factual
#13 Best Value Colleges for Medical/Clinical Assistant College Factual
#21 Best Value Colleges for Mental & Social Health Services College Factual
#40 Best Medical/Clinical Assistant Schools College Factual
#40 Best Value Colleges for Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services College Factual
#130 Best Value Colleges for Allied Health Professions College Factual

Where Is McLennan Community College?

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Contact details for MCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1400 College Dr, Waco, TX 76708
Phone: 254-299-8622
Website: www.mclennan.edu/

Can I Afford MCC?

$3,720 In-State Tuition
36% Take Out Loans
17.8% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time MCC students paid $124 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $181 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $3,720 $5,430
Fees $480 $480
Books and Supplies $1,320 $1,320

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At MCC, approximately 36% of students took out student loans averaging $3,018 a year. That adds up to $12,072 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at MCC is 17.8%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

McLennan Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,154 Full-Time Undergraduates
66% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,742 undergraduate students at MCC, with 2,154 being full-time and 5,588 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 2,154 full-time undergraduates at MCC, 34% are male and 66% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of McLennan Community College students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 43
Black or African American 259
Hispanic or Latino 743
White 997
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 111

Over 24 countries are represented at MCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nigeria, China, and Nepal.

Online Learning at McLennan Community College

2,780 Took All Classes Online
4,404 Took At Least One Class Online
18.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 4,404 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at MCC has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 31st most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of MCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at McLennan Community College was 18.9%. This is the #963 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at MCC regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

McLennan Community College Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician 21 16 22 59
General Cosmetology/Cosmetologist 0 0 42 42
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 36 36
Medical/Clinical Assistant 0 29 0 29
Radiologic Technology 0 26 0 26
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 14 5 4 23
Respiratory Care Therapy 0 21 0 21
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 3 4 12 19
Hospital & Health Care Facilities Administration/Management 16 0 0 16
Occupational Therapist Assistant 0 13 0 13
Aesthetician/Esthetician & Skin Care Specialist 12 0 0 12
Surgical Technology 0 0 11 11
Physical Therapy Assistant 0 10 0 10
Laboratory Technician 0 9 0 9
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 0 3 4 7
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant & Medical Secretary 0 4 2 6
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist 1 0 0 1
Clinical/Medical Social Work 0 0 0 0
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage 0 0 0 0
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, & Nail Instructor 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 67 140 133 340

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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