Middlesex Community College Bedford

Middlesex Community College Bedford

Middlesex Community College was established in the year 1970. It has two campuses situated in Bedford and Lowell, in Massachusetts. MCC has a yearly enrollment of over 8,000 noncredit and more than 11,000 credit students.

The Bedford campus, set on 200 acres, has 11 buildings, and borders the town of Billerica. The Lowell campus is found at the center of the city at Kearney Square.

MCC offers over 20 certificate programs, 50 associate degree programs and many short-term courses in various career fields. Over 2,000 students take courses through the online learning network of the college.

Middlesex Community College has men's and women's intramural volleyball and table tennis teams.

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Middlesex Community College
Springs Rd
Bedford , MA 01730-9124
General Phone: (978) 656-3200

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Middlesex Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts270liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Business and Management155business management, fashion merchandising
Medical Support and Technology129dental assistant, dental hygienist, dental lab tech, medical assistant, radiation therapist, sonography and ultrasound tech, mental health services tech
Nursing and Emergency Medicine80registered nursing
Education and Teaching77elementary school teaching, kindergarten/preschool teaching, teacher aide
Engineering Technician70electronics tech, electrical/electronic tech, energy systems tech, electrical drafting, engineering technician
Security and Law Enforcement66criminal justice and safety, fire protection tech
Science and Laboratory Technician45biology tech
Law20legal assistant
Computer Science and Engineering18computer and info science, computer programming, web design, computer support
Fine Arts11fine arts
Hospitality11hotel management
Photography and Commercial Art9commercial art
Mechanics and Repair7automobile mechanics, aircraft powerplant tech
Office and Administration3general office occupations
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy2sports and fitness management
Science0biology, physical sciences
Medicine0health professions

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year13320
Associate's degree83134
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years94

Middlesex Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Middlesex Community College had a total enrollment of 8,124 students (5,025 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 71%
Black 6%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 9%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 29%
20-21 21%
22-24 14%
25-29 12%
30-34 6%
35-39 6%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Middlesex Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 54 %
Part-Time 35 %

Middlesex Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,218
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,162
Books and supplies $ 900

Financial Aid:
Middlesex Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 993600)

Middlesex Community College Faculty

Middlesex Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1135

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year32$66,63849$64,044
Associate professoracademic year6$49,32823$51,381
Assistant professoracademic year5$52,53811$47,510
No academic rankacademic year7$48,1966$47,801
All faculty totalacademic year50$60,56989$57,633

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

Middlesex Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Fashion Merchandising

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Drafting and Electrical/Elect CAD/CADD
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

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

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Office And Administration
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Physical Sciences

Science And Laboratory Technician
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician

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

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
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checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
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