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McLennan Community College

Enrollment (Fiscal 2007)

  • Total Enrollment:
  • 15,613
  • In-District:*
  • 59.3%
  • Out-of-District:*
  • 12.7%
  • Full-time:**
  • 45.5%
  • Asian:
  • 1.4%
  • Female:
  • 63.2%
  • Male:
  • 36.8%
  • Anglo:
  • 64.8%
  • Hispanic:
  • 15.5%
  • African American:
  • 17.5%
  • Native American:
  • 0.3%
  • International:
  • 0.4%
  • Other:
  • 0.0%

* Percentage of annual unduplicated enrollment. Out-of-state and continuing education students not included.
** Full-time enrollment of students seeking college credit.

Contact Information

Dr. Dennis Michaelis, President
1400 College Drive
Waco, Texas 76708
(254) 299-8636

Tuition, Rate Per Semester Credit Hour

Resident of District Tuition & Fee Rate: $70.00

Nonresident Tuition & Fee Rate: $82.00

Program Description

McLennan Community College (MCC) offers both university transfer and career programs.

University Transfer: MCC offers three degrees (Associate in Arts, Associate in Science and Associate of Arts in Teaching) that are designed for transfer to a four-year institution. Each contains a core curriculum of courses recognized by Texas four-year institutions. These include courses in the areas of communication, mathematics, natural science, humanities and arts, as well as the social and behavioral sciences. MCC also offers six associate degrees with fields of study in business, computer science, criminal justice, engineering, music and speech communication.

http://www.mclennan.edu/students/2007catalog.pdf">Career Programs: MCC offers certificate and Associate in Applied Science degrees in a wide range of areas including business, health sciences, human services, veterinary technology and visual and performing arts.

Programs that can be completed in one to two years include:

  • associate degree in nursing – MCC, McLennan County’s primary provider of registered nurses, offers a two-year degree in nursing that prepares students for employment as a registered nurse in variety of settings including hospitals, clinics and long-term care facilities. The typical starting salary for program graduates is approximately $40,000 or more.
  • Fire Protection Technology – this certificate program prepares students for employment as certified fire fighters. MCC recently partnered with the city of Waco to begin construction of a state-of-the-art Emergency Services Center, including classroom space, a “burn tower” and other facilities for fire protection and emergency services programs.

Total Degrees and Certificates Awarded, fiscal 2007

  • Total:
  • 840
  • Associates:
  • 539
  • Certificates:
  • 300

Total does not include an advanced technology certificate program that comprises 16 to 50 semester credit hours and requires students to have an associate or bachelor’s degree or to be a junior in a bachelor’s degree program.

Number and share of students either enrolled in a Texas four-year institution or employed within six months of graduation, fiscal 2006:
Academic Students Percentage Technical Students Percentage
Employed Only14943.3%47591.0%
Employed and Enrolled (in Senior Institutions)12736.9%214.0%
Enrolled Only (in Senior Institutions)3510.2%20.4%
Enrolled Only (in Community Colleges)226.4%163.1%
Not Found113.2%81.5%
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