Roxbury Community College

Roxbury Community College

Roxbury Community College, commonly referred to as RCC, was established in 1973. This two-year coeducational institute is located in Roxbury Crossing, Massachusetts. RCC's recent enrollments have been more than 2,000 students every year.

Students of Roxbury Community College can choose from over 20 programs of study and more than 10 certificate courses. RCC awards a number of Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees. The college is divided into the following academic divisions:

  • Division of Business Technology
  • Division of Continuing Education
  • Division of Liberal Arts
  • Division of Math-Sci-Tech
  • Division of Online Education
  • Division of Nursing/ Allied Health

The athletics department of fields men's and women's teams in basketball, baseball, soccer, and indoor and outdoor track & field. The teams are members of the ECAC, and Region XXI of NJCAA. The men's teams are called the Tigers while the women's teams are nicknamed the Lady Tigers.

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Roxbury Community College
1234 Columbus Ave
Roxbury Crossing , MA 02120-3400
General Phone: (617) 427-0060

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Roxbury Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts48liberal arts and humanities
Business and Management36business, business management, accounting technology, business and related services
Nursing and Emergency Medicine34registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Science16biology, physical sciences
Security and Law Enforcement13criminal justice and safety
Education and Teaching12early childhood education
Medical Support and Technology8health service and sciences, radiation therapist, mental health services tech
Office and Administration6office management, administrative assistant, executive secretary, office data entry, general office occupations
Computer Science and Engineering6computer support
Hospitality0hospitality management
Engineering Technician0mechanical drafting

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years35
Associate's degree17016
Award of less than 1 academic year76

Roxbury Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Roxbury Community College had a total enrollment of 2,398 students (1,513 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 7%
Black 52%
Hispanic 13%
Asian 3%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 23%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 10%
20-21 14%
22-24 16%
25-29 18%
30-34 12%
35-39 11%
40-49 14%
50-64 4%
65+ 1%

Roxbury Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 54 %
Part-Time 36 %

Roxbury Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Boston, 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.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,030
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,334
Books and supplies $ 900

Financial Aid:
Roxbury Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1193000)

Roxbury Community College Faculty

Roxbury Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year11$67,65611$66,784
Associate professoracademic year6$64,3763$55,884
Assistant professoracademic year1*14$54,525
Instructoracademic year1*1*
All faculty totalacademic year19$64,72629$59,124

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

Roxbury Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other

Medical Support And Technology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
Office Management and Supervision

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

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What Sets Roxbury Community College Apart:

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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

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