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Middlesex Community College Overview

Middlesex Community College is a public institution located in Bedford, Massachusetts. Middlesex Community College is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

What Is Middlesex Community College Known For?

1,205 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Middlesex Community College.
  • In 2017-2018, 24% of the faculty were full-time.

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Middlesex Community College Rankings

We have ranked Middlesex Community College as #432 out of 2,320 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Middlesex Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#80 Best Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#143 Most Popular Online 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 Middlesex Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Best Business Administration & Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Business, Management & Marketing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Hospitality Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Education Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Dental Support Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Best Fire Protection Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Best Mental & Social Health Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#30 Best Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#72 Best Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Middlesex Community College?

Location of Middlesex Community College

Contact details for Middlesex Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 591 Springs Rd, Bedford, MA 01730-9124
Phone: 978-656-3370
Website: https://www.middlesex.mass.edu

How Do I Get Into Middlesex Community College?

You can apply to Middlesex Community College online at: https://www.middlesex.mass.edu/admissions/apply/default.aspx

Middlesex 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 Middlesex Community College?

15% Take Out Loans
9.2% 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 Middlesex Community College, approximately 15% of students took out student loans averaging $4,464 a year. That adds up to $17,856 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Middlesex Community College is 9.2%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Middlesex Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,566 Full-Time Undergraduates
50% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 8,090 undergraduate students at Middlesex Community College, with 2,566 being full-time and 5,524 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Middlesex Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,566 full-time undergraduates at Middlesex Community College, 50% are male and 50% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Middlesex Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Middlesex Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 349
Black or African American 171
Hispanic or Latino 505
White 1,351
International Students 85
Other Races/Ethnicities 105

Over 6 countries are represented at Middlesex Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Albania, and Mexico.

Online Learning at Middlesex Community College

632 Took All Classes Online
2,610 Took At Least One Class Online
7.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,610 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 13th most popular in Massachusetts for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Middlesex Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Middlesex Community College was 7.6%. This is the #1,477 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Middlesex Community College regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 7%
Business, Management & Marketing 4%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 6%
Liberal Arts General Studies 6%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Middlesex Community College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Middlesex Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Fire Protection #25
Hospitality Management #30
Criminal Justice & Corrections #246
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #279
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #296
Liberal Arts General Studies #296

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%.

Middlesex 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 0 356 3 359
Business Administration & Management 3 204 0 207
Biology & Biotech Lab Technician 33 33 0 66
Teacher Education Grade Specific 25 39 0 64
Nursing 0 60 0 60
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 56 0 56
Dental Support Services 3 36 13 52
Design & Applied Arts 19 18 0 37
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 20 15 0 35
Health & Medical Administrative Services 29 1 0 30
Allied Health Professions 0 27 0 27
Engineering Technology (Other) 0 26 0 26
Mental & Social Health Services 12 12 0 24
Computer Information Systems 0 22 0 22
Legal Support Services 14 5 0 19
Other Computer & Information Sciences 1 17 0 18
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 6 11 0 17
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 12 3 0 15
Information Technology 13 0 0 13
General Biology 0 11 0 11
Fire Protection 0 10 0 10
Hospitality Management 3 6 0 9
Fine & Studio Arts 0 4 2 6
Environmental Control Technology 2 3 0 5
Industrial Production Technology 4 0 0 4
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 4 0 4
Mathematics 0 3 0 3
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 2 0 2
General Engineering 0 2 0 2
Construction Management 0 1 0 1
General Physical Sciences 0 1 0 1
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 0 0 0
Computer Programming 0 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 0 0
Teaching Assistants 0 0 0 0
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Other Health Professions 0 0 0 0
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 0 0
Public Health 0 0 0 0
Health & Physical Education 0 0 0 0
General Social Sciences 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 199 988 18 1,205

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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