MCC Facts

What We Offer


MCC maintains in-state tuition that is among the most affordable within the Finger Lakes region and the State University of New York system.

TUITION | 2022-23
(annual, full-time, in-state)

$4,756 for MCC tuition, $7,070 for SUNY Geneseo, $7,070 for SUNY Brockport, $35,748 for St. John Fisher College, $52,720 for Rochester Institute of Technology

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of MCC Students Graduated
with Zero Debt in 2021-22

Full-Time Tuition*

$2,378 per semester

$4,756 per semester

Per-Credit-Hour Tuition*



*as of fall 2022

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disbursed by MCC in financial aid awards, excluding loans, to 5,767 students during 2021-2022; these awards provided access to many students who otherwise could not afford college.

$3.9 Million

in contributions from private philanthropists to the MCC Foundation and transferred to the college in support of programs, facilities and scholarships in 2021-22.

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$1.1 Million

in scholarships awarded to 582 students by the MCC Foundation in 2021-22

$16.8 Million

in scholarships awarded by the MCC Foundation since 2006


in emergency funds awarded to 782 students through the MCC Assist program to help students overcome basic needs insecurities, in 2021-22

Diverse Array of Programs

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More Than 100

degree and certificate programs, including fast-track programs ranging from four days to 22 weeks, with industry-based curriculum and small class sizes


degree and certificate programs offered fully and partially online


student-faculty ratio


advisory board members who help keep programs relevant

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of our programs offer at least one form of applied learning, including apprentice training, civic engagement, clinical/practicum, co-op, entrepreneurship, internship, fieldwork, global education, research and/or service learning

Credentials Offered

  • A.A., A.S., A.A.S. degrees, including a machine trades apprentice degree
  • SUNY certificates
  • Microcredentials
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The seven Schools @ MCC

connect students to an academic home and people who will support their personal success at the college. Visit the Schools @ MCC for a full list of fields.

  • Applied Sciences & Technologies
  • Arts & Humanities
  • Business & Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Community Engagement & Development
  • Health Sciences & Physical Wellness
  • Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
  • Social Sciences & Global Studies

Top chosen fields of study (Fall 2022): #1 Liveral Arts and Sciences, #2 Health Studies, #3 Business Administration, #4 Psychology, #5 Education

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Learning Pathways

MCC provides flexible, learning opportunities to help diverse learners, at all stages of their academic and professional careers, meet their educational goals.

Career and Technical Education: Programs meet industry standards and provide hands-on learning in high-demand fields.

College Transfer: MCC has 2+2 Transfer Pathways with 14 four-year institutions, including SUNY colleges, enabling graduates to transfer with junior standing.

MCC Corporate College: Courses are delivered as both open enrollment and custom-training, with credit and noncredit options.

College Now/Dual Enrollment: Credits count toward a high school diploma as well as an MCC certificate, degree or apprenticeship before high school graduation.

Continuing Education: Offerings include a diverse array of noncredit courses that lead toward a new career, professional development or personal enrichment.

SUNY Online: MCC offers 56 degree and certificate programs completely and partially online.

Our Unique Labs/Spaces

  • Hospitality management and culinary arts students operate a full-service restaurant, Food For Thought (pictured), on the Brighton Campus specializing in homemade, local food. All food is prepared, cooked and served by students in the restaurant and for special on-campus events.
  • Interfaith prayer and contemplation rooms are open anytime to MCC students, faculty and staff. Located in Room 6-343 on the Brighton Campus and in the Wellness Promotion Suite on the Downtown Campus, the space supports the holistic wellness of individuals of all religious faiths and nonreligious beliefs.
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Nearly 50

Clubs and

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Residence Hall Capacity

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Intercollegiate Sports

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NJCAA Region III Team Championships

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NJCAA Team National Championships

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NJCAA Individual National Champions

Economic & Workforce Development

Led by its Economic and Workforce Development Center’s efforts, MCC uses labor market intelligence to shape its educational and training programs and develop solutions to employers’ current and emerging workforce needs. The center’s reports provide data-driven analyses of local workforce dynamics. Find the labor market research reports online.

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registrations for courses offered through MCC Corporate College in 2021-22


MCC degrees and certificates, plus 821 industry credentials, awarded in 2021-22


employers and organizations in the public and private sectors provided workforce training through MCC in 2021-22


in public and private funds used to support 792 career program students’ education and training in 2021-22

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