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Manchester Community College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Manchester Community College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Manchester Community College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Manchester Community College was awarded 78 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is accounting.

Overall Quality

MCC is ranked #975 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 32 colleges in Connecticut, MCC is ranked at #18.

See all of the rankings for Manchester Community College.

Is It Hard to Get Into MCC?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Manchester Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

Learn more about Manchester Community College admissions.

Manchester Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Manchester Community College, the student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Manchester Community College is 22%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  22 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Manchester Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Manchester Community College this rate is 54%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  54 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Manchester Community College.

Manchester Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 5,511 undergraduates at MCC with 1,824 being full-time and 3,687 being part-time.

How Much Does Manchester Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of MCC is $7,142. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for MCC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$6,570 $7,295 $7,543 $8,882 $12,062

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of MCC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At MCC, approximately 3% of students took out student loans averaging $4,939 a year. That adds up to $19,756 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at MCC is 6.7%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do MCC Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from MCC with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $34,700 in their early years. This is about 13% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


See which majors at Manchester Community College make the most money.

Location of Manchester Community College

Manchester Community College is a public institution located in Manchester, Connecticut. Manchester is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

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Contact details for MCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Great Path, Manchester, CT 06040
Phone: 860-512-3000

Manchester Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Manchester Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at MCC

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2018-2019, 1,388 students took at least one online class at Manchester Community College. This is an increase from the 1,381 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 1,388 436
2017-2018 1,381 435
2016-2017 1,270 405
2015-2016 1,348 447
2013-2014 1,297 371

Learn more about online learning at Manchester Community College.

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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