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Enrollment
Fall 2019 credit..................................................................11,572
2018-19 credit/noncredit..................................................29,421
Female................................................................................55%
Male....................................................................................45%
Minority...............................................................................43%
Under 20 years old............................................................35%*
20-24..................................................................................31%
25-29..................................................................................14%
30+......................................................................................21%
*Percentages don't add up to 100 because of rounding.

Monroe County residents..................................................82%
Average age of MCC students ..........................................21
Number of military veteran and active-duty students in fall 2019.......................379
Percentage of students who took at least one online course in fall 2019..........35%
More than half a million students have attended MCC since fall 1962.

Fall 2019 Enrollment by Towns in Monroe County
Town Number
Brighton 436
Chili 383
Clarkson 55
East Rochester 73
Gates 426
Greece 1,316
Hamlin 58
Henrietta 663
Irondequoit 671
Mendon 87
Ogden 204
Parma 163
Penfield 403
Perinton 431
Pittsford 187
Riga 69
Rochester 3,035
Rush 39
Sweden 88
Webster 549
Wheatland 52
Out of
Monroe
County
1,856


Employees
Full-time faculty: 271
Part-time employees and adjunct faculty: 700
Full-time administrative/professional staff: 312
Full-time support staff: 285

Academics
Degree and certificate programs: More than 100

Top Chosen Fields
1. Liberal arts and sciences
2. Health studies
3. Business administration
4. Criminal justice
5. Human services
Psychology (tied)
7. Education
8. Nursing
9. Hospitality
10. Engineering science

Educational Goals
Students enrolled in transfer programs: 70%
Students enrolled in career programs: 22%
Students not enrolled in a program: 8%
Number of four-year colleges that class of 2018 transferred to: 116
MCC has unique dual-admission agreements with 17 four-year institutions, including many SUNY colleges.

Prior Educational Experience*
of new and readmitted students enrolled in fall 2019
No college or university 51%
Some college or university 44%
Associate degree 3.4%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 1.3%
* Percentages don't add up to 100 because of rounding.

Student Life
Clubs/organizations: More than 50
Residence hall capacity: 772
Intercollegiate sports teams: 11
NJCAA team national championships: 30
NJCAA individual national champions: 31
NJCAA Region III team championships: 222
2018-19 individual NJCAA All-Academic Team members: 12

MCC Corporate College
MCC responds to the needs of the regional and national workforce with innovative learning solutions to help businesses, industries, agencies and individuals maintain a competitive edge. Through MCC Corporate College, courses are delivered as both open-enrollment and custom-training solutions, with credit and noncredit options. Among the newest offerings is the Launch Your Business! program. Aspiring entrepreneurs from all disciplines learn to start/grow a business and receive mentorship leading up to their final business pitch in competition for venture funding. Opportunities are made possible by MCC Foundation supporters. www.workforceforward.com

Number of registrations for courses offered through MCC Corporate College in 2018-19: over 4,800

Economic & Workforce Development
MCC works with over 200 employers and organizations in the public and private sectors to provide workforce training. Led by its Economic and Workforce Development Center’s efforts, the College uses labor market intelligence to shape its education and training programs and develop solutions to employers’ current and emerging workforce needs. Reports by the center provide data-driven analyses of local workforce dynamics. workforceforward.com/reports

MCC Career Coach, a web-based tool, provides up-to-date local employment data and matches local job opportunities with the education and training offered at MCC to help people pursue high-demand careers. monroecc.emsicc.com

Setting High Benchmarks
MCC is among the best U.S. colleges for military-connected students, according to Military Times.

MCC’s Entrepreneurial and Applied Business Studies is ranked among the nation’s top 20 online associate degree programs in entrepreneurship by BestColleges.com.

Graduates of MCC’s nursing, radiologic technology, surgical technology and dental hygiene programs perform well above state and national averages on certification and licensure exams, achieving pass rates of 100% in 2017-18.

For the third straight year, Cabbages and Kings, a student-run literary and visual magazine, took first place in the American Scholastic Press Association's annual competition.

Maria Brandt, professor of English, is the 2019 recipient of the American Association of Community Colleges’ Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty honor for going above and beyond to support students in and outside the classroom.

Faculty and staff have received 132 SUNY Chancellor’s Awards recognizing excellence in teaching, faculty service, professional service, librarianship, classified service, and scholarship and creative activities.

MCC is one of six U.S. community colleges cited as national models for best practices in workforce development by The Aspen Institute.

Finances/Tuition
Budget: $121,800,000
Full-time tuition: $2,190/semester in-state, $4,380 out-of-state*
Per credit hour tuition: $183 in-state, $366 out-of-state*
Student financial aid: $63.9 million
*As of fall 2019

Economic Impact
The average MCC student’s income increases by $4.40 for every dollar the student invests in his/her MCC education.

Students enjoy a 16% average rate of return on their MCC educational investment, recovering all costs in 8.5 years.

The MCC-educated workforce adds approximately $737.3 million in income to Monroe County each year.

State and local governments see an average annual rate of return of 14.8% on their support for MCC.

Local employers hire the vast majority of MCC graduates, according to EMSI.


Community Impact
Grants brought into the community in 2018-19: $4.48 million

Contributions from private philanthropists to the MCC Foundation and transferred to the College in support of programs, facilities and scholarships in 2018-19: $2.5 million

Since 1993, the MCC Foundation has awarded more than $14.6 million in scholarships, including $1.5 million in 2018-19 alone.

By participating in Education Design Lab’s Single Moms Success Design Challenge, MCC is helping raise completion rates for single mother learners by 30% by 2024.

MCC strengthens families and communities by developing, cultivating and sustaining clear educational pathways from early childhood through career. Here are several key initiatives through which MCC helps underrepresented and/or at-risk students achieve academic success:

● Be a Healthy Hero Summer Camp (for Grades 1-12)

● College-readiness program in the World of Inquiry School (for Grades 11-12)

● Liberty Partnerships Program (for Grades 7-12)

● Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) (for Grades 9-14)

● Rochester Early College International High School (for Grades 9-12)

● Greece Early College High School (for Grades 9-12)

● Science and Technology Entry Program (for Grades 7-12)

● Upward Bound/Upward Bound Math and Science (for Grades 9-12)

4,639 high school students from 47 schools and BOCES locations took MCC courses for college credit in their home school in 2018-19. Through partnerships with high schools, MCC offers nearly 80 different courses for dual-enrollment credit.

Percentage of 2018 Monroe County public high school graduates enrolled at MCC in fall 2018: 20%

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