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Middlesex Community College (MCC)

Springs Rd, Bedford, MA

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  • Phone: (978) 656-3207

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (978) 656-3242

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Middlesex Community College was founded in 1970 in Bedford, Massachusetts. The school has expanded its operations and locations, offering its services to a wider area. Over the years the school has purchased properties with the intent to expand not only its area of coverage, but to offer new opportunities. For instance, a recent purchase of an old Boston and Maine Railroad depot will be converted into a performing arts center.

Academics

MCC offers degree and certificate programs for its students. Degree programs can be used for transfer into a four year institution. The certificate programs, along with some degree programs, educate students in the skills necessary to begin working immediately in their field of study after graduation. Both types of programs allow the use of received credits to further their education in the future.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid

Students wishing to enroll must have a school diploma or GED, and complete the admissions application. Once submitted the student should meet with a counselor to discuss enrollment in a given program and the courses necessary. Financial aid applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine eligibility. Students receiving financial aid must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) in order to continue to do so. SAP is determined by credits attempted and GPA.

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Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $2,800. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range:
    • State Residents: $580-$690
    • Out-of-State: $5,500-$6,624
  • Charges per unit:
    • State Residents: $180-$210 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $380-$460 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid68%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships56%$4,071
Receiving Student Loans21%$3,756

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 9%.

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Middlesex Community College may offer student services like:

  • Distance learning
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for Middlesex Community College, versus those community colleges in Massachusetts, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.

 MCCMiddlesex CountyMassachusetts
Graduation Rate13.2%-16.6%
Transfer-out Rate23.6%-18.2%

Popular Transfer-Out Colleges & Universities

The following 4-year colleges are popular destinations for many students of Middlesex Community College to transfer out to. You can click on the school profiles below to get additional admissions information:

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

Campus: Middlesex Community College - Lowell

  • Dental Assistant Program
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1970)
  • Dental Hygienist Program
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1972)
  • Dental Laboratory Technician Program
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1976)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program

Campus: Middlesex Community College

  • Radiology Technician Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1972)

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

  • Engineering Technologies (A)
  • Electrical Drafting and Electrical cad (A, C)
  • Energy Management and Systems Technology (A, C)
  • Electrical and Communications Engineering Technology (A)

Health and Clinical Professions

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Physical Sciences

  • Physical Sciences

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Science Technology

  • Biology Technician, Biotechnology Laboratory Technician (A, C)

Security and Protective Services

Visual and Performing Arts

  • Commercial and Advertising Art (A, C)
  • Fine Studio Arts (A)

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