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Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City is a public institution located in Kansas City, Missouri. The location of MCC is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

5,915 Full-Time Undergraduates
$5,730 Avg In-State Tuition

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Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#7 Most Popular Construction Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Most Popular Industrial Production Technology Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Most Popular Drafting & Design Engineering Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#29 Most Popular Mechanical Engineering Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#38 Most Popular Health Sciences & Services Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#40 Most Popular Heating, Ventilation, Air & Cooling Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#71 Most Popular Engineering Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#95 Most Popular Allied Health Services Associate Degree Trade 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
#3 Best Value Colleges for Machine Shop Technology/Assistant College Factual
#27 Best Value Colleges for General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences College Factual
#30 Best Value Colleges for Health Sciences & Services College Factual
#95 Best Undergraduate Certificate Schools Course Advisor
#130 Best Value Colleges for Health & Medical Administrative Services College Factual

Where Is Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City?

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Contact details for MCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3200 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64111-2429
Phone: 816-604-1000

Can I Afford MCC?

$5,730 In-State Tuition
4% Take Out Loans
11.7% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time MCC students paid $191 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $249 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $5,730 $7,470
Fees $240 $240
Books and Supplies $1,776 $1,776

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At MCC, approximately 4% of students took out student loans averaging $4,551 a year. That adds up to $18,204 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at MCC is 11.7%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City Undergraduate Student Diversity

5,915 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 13,085 undergraduate students at MCC, with 5,915 being full-time and 7,170 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 5,915 full-time undergraduates at MCC, 43% are male and 57% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 187
Black or African American 703
Hispanic or Latino 726
White 3,623
International Students 92
Other Races/Ethnicities 584

Over 53 countries are represented at MCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Tanzania, and Kenya.

Online Learning at Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City

11,395 Took All Classes Online
12,009 Took At Least One Class Online
130.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 12,009 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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Online Growth Rankings of MCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City was 130.5%. This is the #288 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly 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%.

Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City Trade School Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Other Industrial Production Technologies 26 21 37 84
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 0 67 0 67
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 49 5 11 65
Welding Technology/Welder 40 10 0 50
General Drafting & Design Technology 35 6 0 41
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 37 37
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant 25 3 1 29
Physical Therapy Assistant 0 27 0 27
Automotive Engineering Technology 2 18 6 26
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 15 10 0 25
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapy 0 20 0 20
Engineering Technology 7 7 0 14
Dental Assisting/Assistant 0 5 8 13
Occupational Therapist Assistant 0 12 0 12
General Construction Trades 0 11 0 11
Building/Property Maintenance 0 0 10 10
Surgical Technology 0 10 0 10
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 0 2 3 5
Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician 0 1 0 1
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 199 235 113 547

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.

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