Mt. Wachusett Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

444 Green Street

Gardner, MA 01440-1000

(978) 630-9554

Fax: (978) 630-9554



Contact: John Walsh

Director of Admissions
Main Address

444 Green Street

Gardner, MA 01440-1000

(978) 632-6000

www.mwcc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 4,385

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,063

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,907

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $10

Online application fee: Free
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for all health science programs with emphasis on college level academic coursework, life science or other science programs, other academic preparation and work experience.


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biotechnology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Entrepreneurial Studies C
Executive Assistant A
Small Business Administration C

Communications Technologies

Radio/Television Broadcasting A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics A,C
Computer Networking/Telecommunications C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Web/Multimedia Design A,C
Web/Multimedia Management C

Engineering Technologies

CAD/CADD Drafting/Design C
Computer Engineering A,C
Plastics A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A
Child Care Service C
Child Development A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine C
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Community Health Services C
Dental Hygiene A
EMT Ambulance Attendant C
Massage Therapy C
Medical Administrative Assistance C
Medical Assistance A
Mental Health Services Technology A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Phlebotomy C
Physical Therapy Assistance A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A,C

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies A

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A,C

Security & Protective Services

Corrections A
Criminal Justice Studies A
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A
Law Enforcement Administration A,C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Mount Wachusett Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(978) 632-6600
Website:MWCC.EDU
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:mwcc.edu/admissions/apply-to-mwcc/
Address:444 Green St, Gardner, MA 01440-1000
Setting:41
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,961
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,646 (67% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$5,188
Out-of-state Tuition:$10,108
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:81%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,314

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Mount Wachusett Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Mount Wachusett Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services42
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services32
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields12
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences2
Health Professions and Related Programs78
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service13
Legal Professions and Studies11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians11
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Visual and Performing Arts11
Grand total2228

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Mount Wachusett Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services42
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Legal Professions and Studies11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Grand total56

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Mount Wachusett Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$5,188
Out-of-state$10,108
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid39281%
Grant or scholarship aid33469%$5,314
Student loan aid17837%$4,160

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,40159%$4,592
Federal student loans1,17829%$3,642

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Mount Wachusett Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Mount Wachusett Community College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Mount Wachusett Community College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment3,961
Undergraduate enrollment3,961
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Mount Wachusett Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation
    • Massage - Accreditation of programs in the United States that award postsecondary certificates, postsecondary diplomas, and academic Associate degrees, in the practice of massage therapy and bodywork.

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