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Roxbury Community College Overview

Roxbury Community College is a public institution located in Roxbury Crossing, Massachusetts. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is Roxbury Community College Known For?

283 Undergraduate Awards
  • Roxbury Community College has an impressive student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Roxbury Community College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 18% of the faculty were full-time.

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Roxbury 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 Roxbury Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#15 Most Popular Health Sciences & Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Roxbury Community College?

Location of Roxbury Community College

Contact details for Roxbury Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1234 Columbus Ave, Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120-3400
Phone: 617-427-0060
Website: www.rcc.mass.edu

How Do I Get Into Roxbury Community College?

You can apply to Roxbury Community College online at: https://myrcc.rcc.mass.edu/ICS/Admissions/Home.jnz?portlet=Apply_for_Admissions_2010-10-08T11-36-08-382&screen=Begin%2f%2fb99c0616-3c8c-43f9-af08-c17c22a89fb7

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

Can I Afford Roxbury Community College?

1% Take Out Loans

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 Roxbury Community College, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $8,500 a year. That adds up to $34,000 over four years for those students.

Roxbury Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

446 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
89% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,674 undergraduate students at Roxbury Community College, with 446 being full-time and 1,228 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 446 full-time undergraduates at Roxbury Community College, 44% are male and 56% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Roxbury Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Roxbury Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 9
Black or African American 250
Hispanic or Latino 119
White 35
International Students 9
Other Races/Ethnicities 24

Over 13 countries are represented at Roxbury Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nigeria, Kenya, and Bangladesh.

Online Learning at Roxbury Community College

20 Took All Classes Online
204 Took At Least One Class Online
44.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 204 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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Online Growth Rankings of Roxbury Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Roxbury Community College was 44.1%. This is the #534 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Roxbury Community College regardless of major.

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%.

Roxbury Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Health Sciences & Services 0 82 0 82
Nursing 0 36 0 36
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 27 0 27
Business Administration & Management 0 26 0 26
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 20 0 20
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 17 0 17
General Social Sciences 0 17 0 17
General Biology 0 12 0 12
Computer Information Systems 0 7 0 7
Information Technology 0 1 6 7
Allied Health Professions 0 7 0 7
Biotechnology 0 6 0 6
Accounting 0 4 0 4
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 3 3
Legal Support Services 3 0 0 3
Biology & Biotech Lab Technician 3 0 0 3
Audiovisual Communications 0 0 2 2
General Engineering 0 2 0 2
Computer Science 0 1 0 1
Fine & Studio Arts 0 1 0 1
General English Literature 0 0 0 0
Mathematics 0 0 0 0
General Physical Sciences 0 0 0 0
Music 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 6 266 11 283

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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