Manatee Community College

Manatee Community College

Manatee Community College, or MCC, is a two-year community college founded in 1957. The main campus of the college is situated in Bradenton, Florida. The college offers a variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. It enrolls more than 8,000 students annually.

Students of Manatee Community College can attend classes at two full-service campuses in Bradenton and Venice, at the Center for Innovation and Technology at Lakewood Ranch, or at the many business and public sector sites located throughout the community. The college also offers distance learning opportunities.

The sports teams of Manatee Community College are nicknamed Lancers. Two notable alumni of the college are Joe Mays, former major league baseball pitcher and Rob McKittrick, notable American filmmaker.

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Contacting Manatee Community College

Manatee Community College
5840 26th St W
Bradenton , FL 34207
General Phone: (941) 752-5000

Manatee Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts950liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine194registered nursing
Medical Support and Technology25dental hygienist, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech
Photography and Commercial Art24commercial art, cinematography
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy21occupational therapist assistant
Business and Management20business management, accounting and related services, entrepreneurship, MIS, management information systems, marketing
Security and Law Enforcement17criminal justice and administration, fire protection tech
Law15legal assistant
Therapy and Counseling14physical therapist assistant
Engineering Technician13architectural engineering tech, civil engineering tech, electronics tech, automotive tech, construction engineering tech, computer systems tech, drafting
Computer Science and Engineering11computer applications programming, systems analyst, computer services management
Family and Social Work9child care provider
Hospitality0hospitality management
Education and Teaching0teacher education
Office and Administration0executive secretary

Number of programs and degrees for Manatee Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year87
Associate's degree1,30428
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years12

Manatee Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Manatee Community College had a total enrollment of 9,869 students (7,475 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 75%
Black 11%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 26%
20-21 20%
22-24 14%
25-29 13%
30-34 7%
35-39 6%
40-49 8%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Manatee Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 67 %
Part-Time 53 %

Manatee Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Bradenton, Florida for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Florida Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Manatee Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,347
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,830
Books and supplies $ 1,278

Financial Aid:
Manatee Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 150400)

Manatee Community College Faculty

Manatee Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1232

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*2*
Associate professorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*3$82,635

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year16$67,97118$63,548
Associate professoracademic year9$57,05517$53,512
Assistant professoracademic year11$47,29032$46,077
Instructoracademic year11$40,21217$39,678
All faculty totalacademic year47$54,54484$50,031

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Manatee Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports03636

Manatee Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Business Administration and Management, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Management Information Systems and Services, Other
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other

Education And Teaching
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Levels & Methods, Other

Engineering Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Photography And Commercial Art
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Commercial and Advertising Art

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

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Manatee Community College Highlights

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What Sets Manatee Community College Apart:

% of degrees in liberal arts
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Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Number of students
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Top 8%Manatee Community College Number of students
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 11%Manatee Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 16%Manatee Community College % of full-time faculty on tenure track

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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