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Manchester Community College Overview

Manchester Community College is a public institution situated in Manchester, Connecticut. MCC is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

What Is Manchester Community College Known For?

871 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at MCC is the associate's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 21% of the faculty were full-time.

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Manchester Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at MCC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#28 Best Mental & Social Health Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#94 Best Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#101 Best Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Manchester Community College?

Location of Manchester Community College

Contact details for MCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Great Path, Manchester, CT 06040
Phone: 860-512-3000
Website: www.manchestercc.edu/

How Do I Get Into MCC?

You can apply to MCC online at: https://ssb-prod.ec.commnet.edu/pls/b/bwskalog.P_DispLoginNon

Manchester Community College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Manchester Community College?

3% Take Out Loans
6.9% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At MCC, approximately 3% of students took out student loans averaging $4,939 a year. That adds up to $19,756 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at MCC is 6.9%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Manchester Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,004 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,003 undergraduate students at MCC, with 2,004 being full-time and 3,999 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  MCC

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,004 full-time undergraduates at MCC, 47% are male and 53% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  MCC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Manchester Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of MCC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 146
Black or African American 325
Hispanic or Latino 411
White 1,000
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 122

Over 33 countries are represented at MCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Vietnam, and Ghana.

Online Learning at Manchester Community College

435 Took All Classes Online
1,381 Took At Least One Class Online
4.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,381 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at MCC has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 24th most popular in Connecticut for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of MCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Manchester Community College was 4.4%. This is the #1,716 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at MCC regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of MCC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer & Information Sciences 39%

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Manchester Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 235 0 235
Accounting 5 94 0 99
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 36 16 0 52
Criminal Justice & Corrections 7 45 0 52
Allied Health Professions 0 42 0 42
Industrial Production Technology 38 0 0 38
Legal Support Services 17 16 0 33
Engineering Science 0 28 0 28
General Business/Commerce 0 24 0 24
Design & Applied Arts 0 21 0 21
Health & Medical Administrative Services 19 0 0 19
Information Science 7 9 0 16
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 16 0 16
Culinary Arts 1 15 0 16
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 1 11 0 12
Mental & Social Health Services 0 12 0 12
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 5 7 0 12
Health & Physical Education 0 12 0 12
Fine & Studio Arts 0 12 0 12
Business Support & Assistant Services 1 10 0 11
Dental Support Services 0 0 11 11
Human Development & Family Studies 0 10 0 10
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 9 0 0 9
General Psychology 0 9 0 9
Computer Science 0 8 0 8
Social Work 0 7 0 7
Marketing 1 5 0 6
Computer Programming 0 5 0 5
Industrial Engineering 0 5 0 5
Natural Resources Conservation 0 5 0 5
History 0 4 0 4
Music 0 4 0 4
Hospitality Management 1 2 0 3
Management Information Systems 0 3 0 3
General Engineering Technology 0 3 0 3
Political Science & Government 0 3 0 3
Entrepreneurial Studies 2 0 0 2
Communication & Media Studies 0 2 0 2
Computer Information Systems 0 2 0 2
Literature 0 2 0 2
Mathematics 0 2 0 2
Community Organization & Advocacy 2 0 0 2
Public Relations & Advertising 0 1 0 1
Human Services 0 1 0 1
General Biology 0 0 0 0
Business Administration & Management 0 0 0 0
Taxation 0 0 0 0
Graphic Communications 0 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 0 0
General Education 0 0 0 0
Computer Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Engineering-Related Fields 0 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 0 0 0 0
Chemistry 0 0 0 0
Sociology 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 152 708 11 871

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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