Montgomery County Community College Central Campus

Montgomery County Community College Central Campus

Montgomery County Community College was established in 1964, and offers associate degrees and certifications in several fields. It is an accredited two-year community college, and its main campus is located in Blue Bell, Alabama. The satellite campus of the college in Pottstown was opened in 1996. MCCC has off-site locations in:

  • Lansdale
  • Willow Grove Naval Air Station

The Blue Bell campus of Montgomery County Community College has more than 11,000 students, whereas the Pottstown campus enrolls nearly 9,000 students. Majors and degrees are offered in various fields like biological sciences, business management, marketing, computer science, general education, communications and journalism, science, mathematics, and performing arts.

Men's and women's intramural cross country, soccer, baseball, softball, table tennis and volleyball are offered at MCCC.

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Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus
340 Dekalb Pike
Blue Bell , PA 19422-0796
General Phone: (215) 641-6300

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Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts458liberal arts and sciences, humanities, social services
Business and Management168business, business management, accounting, accounting technology, MIS, management information systems, sales and marketing, retail, hospitality marketing ...
Nursing and Emergency Medicine136registered nursing
Medical Support and Technology88dental hygienist, medical assistant, radiation therapist, surgical tech, medical lab tech, mental health services tech
Education and Teaching54elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, physical education teaching, teacher aide
Family and Social Work41child care management, child care provider
Security and Law Enforcement38criminal justice and police, security and loss prevention, fire protection tech
Media24communication studies, communications tech courses
Art Studies18art studies
Science17biology, biotechnology, physical sciences
Engineering Technician14electronics tech, automotive tech, mechanical engineering tech, architectural drafting, engineering technician
Computer Science and Engineering13computer and info science, information science, computer networking
Photography and Commercial Art8commercial art
Engineering8engineering science
Office and Administration6administrative assistant
Hospitality3travel services
Therapy and Counseling3substance abuse counseling
Real Estate and Construction Management1real estate

Number of programs and degrees for Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1,04142
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years6017

Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus Student Body

In 2007-2008, Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus had a total enrollment of 9,184 students (6,185 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 67%
Black 12%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 7%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 9%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 27%
20-21 20%
22-24 14%
25-29 13%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 8%
50-64 4%
65+ 1%

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


Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 58 %
Part-Time 32 %

Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 6,060
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,970
Books and supplies $ 1,400

Financial Aid:
Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 445200)

Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus Faculty

Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track2339
Non-tenured and not on tenure track110

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year21$82,71412$81,294
Associate professoracademic year7$65,35013$68,428
Assistant professoracademic year19$58,13733$53,884
Instructoracademic year20$46,06137$46,481
All faculty totalacademic year67$62,98995$56,453

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

Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Hospitality and Recreation Marketing Operations
Management Information Systems and Services, Other
Management Information Systems, General
Retailing and Retail Operations
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Science

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Care and Support Services Management

Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations

Liberal Arts
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Communications Technologies/Technicians & Support Services, Other

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Surgical Technology/Technologist

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

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician
Security and Loss Prevention Services

Therapy And Counseling
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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What Sets Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus Apart:

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Top 19%Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus % of degrees in liberal arts

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checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
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checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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