McLennan Community College

McLennan Community College

McLennan Community College, or MCC, is a community college, located in Waco, Texas. MCC was founded in 1965. The college enrolls more than 8,000 students yearly and has over 600 employees. It is governed by a Board of Trustees elected from single-member districts in the county. The campus of McLennan covers 200 acres, on the north side of town near the Bosque River and Cameron Park. The college is home to the Highlander Ranch, a horse farm situated about 5 miles from the main campus.

The official mascot of MCC is a Scottish Highlander. The men's teams are nicknamed the Highlanders and the women's teams are known as the Highlassies. They participate in various sports such as basketball, golf and softball.

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McLennan Community College
1400 College Dr
Waco , TX 76708
General Phone: (254) 299-8000

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McLennan Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts215Asian studies, sign language translation, general studies, sociology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine178EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Medical Support and Technology108veterinary assistant, electroencephalographic tech, respiratory care tech, radiographer, medical lab tech, mental health services tech
Business and Management55business, business management, accounting, accounting technology
Security and Law Enforcement53corrections, criminal justice and safety, fire-fighting
Family and Social Work44child development, child care management
Beauty and Cosmetology36cosmetology
Therapy and Counseling23physical therapist assistant, substance abuse counseling
Real Estate and Construction Management21real estate
Medical Administration19health care facilities management, medical records tech, medical transcription, medical secretary
Office and Administration13data entry, office data entry
Music12music, music theory and composition, music management
Computer Science and Engineering10computer and info science, computer programming, network management, webmastering
Law10legal assistant
Education and Teaching5education, middle school teaching
Drama and Performing Arts3drama
Construction Trades1carpentry
Media1communication studies, radio and television
Art Studies1visual and performing arts, art studies

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree57540
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years25226

McLennan Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, McLennan Community College had a total enrollment of 8,079 students (5,772 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 66%
Black 16%
Hispanic 15%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 11%
18-19 25%
20-21 16%
22-24 13%
25-29 12%
30-34 8%
35-39 5%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)1%

McLennan Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 60 %
Part-Time 37 %

McLennan Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,968
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,120
Books and supplies $ 1,116

Financial Aid:
McLennan Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 359000)

McLennan Community College Faculty

McLennan Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track823
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1743

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year2*16$55,623
All faculty totalcalendar year2*16$55,623

*: 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
No academic rankacademic year69$58,511103$57,834
All faculty totalacademic year69$58,511103$57,834

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

McLennan Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports02222

McLennan Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Construction Trades

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Education, General
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management
Child Development

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Asian Studies/Civilization
General Studies
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Radio and Television

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Electroneurodiagnostic/Electroencephalographic Tech/Tech
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Music Management and Merchandising
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
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checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
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