Montgomery County Community College West Campus

Montgomery County Community College West Campus

Montgomery County Community College, also referred to as MCCC or MC3, is a two year institute established in 1964. The West Campus of MC3 was set up in Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, in the year 1996. MC3's recent enrollments have been more than 2,000 students in the West Campus every year.

Montgomery County Community College- West Campus offers associate's degrees in arts, fine arts, science, applied science, and general studies. The college is divided into the following academic divisions:

  • Business and Computer Science
  • Health Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Math, Science and Technology
  • Social Science

The athletics department of MC3 - West Campus fields teams in extramural and intramural sports. The men's and women's teams participate in baseball, basketball, soccer, volleyball, badminton, cross country, tennis, dodgeball, floor hockey, golf, racquetball, table tennis, and softball.

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Contacting MCCC - West Campus

Montgomery County Community College-West Campus
101 College Dr
Pottstown , PA 19464-5437
General Phone: (610) 718-1800

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MCCC - West Campus Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

MCCC - West Campus Student Body

In 2007-2008, MCCC - West Campus had a total enrollment of 2,408 students (1,462 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 78%
Black 8%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 9%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 8%
18-19 25%
20-21 17%
22-24 12%
25-29 11%
30-34 7%
35-39 8%
40-49 10%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

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


MCCC - West Campus Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 55 %
Part-Time 35 %

MCCC - West Campus Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Pottstown, 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.

MCCC - West 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:
MCCC - West Campus participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 445201)

MCCC - West Campus Faculty

MCCC - West Campus has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track99
Non-tenured and not on tenure track11

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year1*2*
Associate professoracademic year1*1*
Assistant professoracademic year6$52,9082*
Instructoracademic year7$47,0319$46,007
All faculty totalacademic year15$50,55114$50,399

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

MCCC - West Campus Degree Programs (2007)

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MCCC - West Campus Highlights

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What Sets MCCC - West Campus Apart:

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Top 13%MCCC - West Campus Female % of student body

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