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.
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:
- Automotive Technology
- Business Administration
- Criminal Justice
- Graphic Design
- Human Services
- Studio Art
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.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $4,400. 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: $190-$220 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $390-$470 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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||72%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||61%||$4,536|
|Receiving Student Loans||17%||$4,005|
Admissions, Academics, & 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.
|Middlesex Community College||Middlesex County||Massachusetts|
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
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1980)
- Compare all associate's degree in nursing (ADN) programs in Massachusetts
Campus: Middlesex Community College
- Radiology Technician Program
- Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1971)
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.
Get more information about the programs offered by Middlesex Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Middlesex Community College.
- Roxbury Community College in Roxbury Crossing, MA (15 miles away)
- Quincy College in Quincy, MA (23 miles away)
- Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill, MA (23 miles away)
- Mount Wachusett Community College in Gardner, MA (37 miles away)
- Manchester Community College in Manchester, NH (37 miles away)