Mount Wachusett Community College: Review & Facts

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Mount Wachusett Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 4,075 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1963 and is the only school located in Gardner, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
40
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are available at Mount Wachusett Community College.

MWCC deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 40 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Medical Assistant, Business, General Studies, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
54%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Mount Wachusett Community College is low at 54% (way below Massachusetts average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Mount Wachusett Community College is very low: 23%. About 22% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Mount Wachusett Community College is pretty good -- 13:1. Learn more details on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$10,200
Medium
Average tuition costs are low, about $5,600 per year. The additional fees at MWCC (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $4,600, which totals $10,200 a year.

Read the details about Mount Wachusett Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

The undergraduate application fee at MWCC is $10.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Mount Wachusett Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (978) 632-6600 or check Mount Wachusett Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B-
Dicey
Mount Wachusett Community College offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at MWCC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Mount Wachusett Community College.

Army ROTC programs are available at MWCC. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Mount Wachusett Community College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Mount Wachusett Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Mount Wachusett Community College, 444 Green St, Gardner, Massachusetts 01440-1000, USA
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