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Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City Overview

Located in Kansas City, Missouri, Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City is a public institution. The location of MCC is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City Known For?

3,805 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at MCC.
  • In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

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Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City 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.

MCC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#23 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#52 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#106 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#11 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Liberal Arts General Studies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Best Value Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Best Value Liberal Arts General Studies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Value Criminal Justice & Corrections Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Best Value Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#24 Most Popular Engineering Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#36 Most Popular Education Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#53 Most Popular Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#90 Best Value Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City?

Location of Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City

Contact details for MCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3200 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64111-2429
Phone: 816-604-1000
Website: www.mcckc.edu

How Do I Get Into MCC?

You can apply to MCC online at: www.mcckc.edu/apply-now/

As long as you submit the requested materials to Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City?

6% Take Out Loans
15.1% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At MCC, approximately 6% of students took out student loans averaging $4,430 a year. That adds up to $17,720 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at MCC is 15.1%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City Undergraduate Student Diversity

6,522 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 15,770 undergraduate students at MCC, with 6,522 being full-time and 9,248 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,522 full-time undergraduates at MCC, 44% are male and 56% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  MCC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of MCC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 223
Black or African American 812
Hispanic or Latino 854
White 3,836
International Students 131
Other Races/Ethnicities 666

Over 53 countries are represented at MCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Tanzania, and Kenya.

Online Learning at Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City

1,766 Took All Classes Online
5,264 Took At Least One Class Online
-0.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 5,264 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 5th most popular in Missouri 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 Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City was -0.2%. This is the #2,216 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
Business Administration & Management 2%
Business, Management & Marketing 2%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 0%
Liberal Arts General Studies 0%

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%.

Metropolitan Community College - Kansas City 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 1,281 1,308 2,589
Precision Metal Working 91 12 3 106
Nursing 0 105 0 105
Industrial Production Technology 2 23 77 102
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 16 71 0 87
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 66 4 9 79
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 74 0 74
Computer Programming 3 50 14 67
Fire Protection 53 9 0 62
Business Administration & Management 0 59 0 59
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 33 18 51
Allied Health Professions 0 42 2 44
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 34 8 0 42
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 8 34 42
General Engineering 0 38 0 38
General Biology 0 31 0 31
Human Development & Family Studies 3 16 11 30
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 10 18 28
Computer Information Systems 0 26 0 26
Health Sciences & Services 0 26 0 26
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 20 20
Dental Support Services 0 6 13 19
Legal Support Services 0 15 0 15
Building Management & Inspection 14 0 0 14
General Engineering Technology 0 12 2 14
Design & Applied Arts 0 12 0 12
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 11 0 0 11
Information Science 0 0 5 5
Environmental Control Technology 0 1 2 3
Chemistry 0 3 0 3
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 1 0 1
Engineering-Related Technologies 0 0 0 0
Computer Engineering 0 0 0 0
Textile & Apparel Studies 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 293 1,976 1,536 3,805

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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