Roxbury Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - ExcellentCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Roxbury Community College is a small two-year, public school with 2,260 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1973 and is the only school located in Roxbury Crossing, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
26
Fair
At Roxbury Community College you can earn your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

RCC implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 26 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Management, Business, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
54%
Bad
It is important 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. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Roxbury Community College student retention rate is low at 54% (way below Massachusetts average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Roxbury Community College is very low: 10%. Around 11% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

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

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$10,200
Medium
Average tuition pricing is low, around $6,800 a year. The additional fees at RCC (not included in tuition costs) are around $3,400, which comes to $10,200 a year.

Read the details about Roxbury 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
Roxbury Community College might accept 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 RCC is $10.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Roxbury Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (617) 427-0060 or check Roxbury Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B+
Dicey
Roxbury Community College offers a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at RCC, 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
No
At present there is no on-campus housing at Roxbury Community College.

Based on the college crime information, Roxbury Community College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Roxbury Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Roxbury Community College, 1234 Columbus Ave, Roxbury Crossing, Massachusetts 02120-3400, USA
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