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 Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus

Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus - Blue Bell, PA

340 Dekalb Pike, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422-0796

General information:(215)641-6300
Awards offered:Associate's degree
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Award of less than 1 academic year
Campus setting:Suburb: Large
Campus housing:No
Student population:10,735( All undergraduate )
Student-to-faculty ratio:21 to 1
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Special Learning Opportunities
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Suburban-serving Multicampus
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $3,270 $3,510 $3,750 -6%
Out-of-state $9,270 $9,870 $10,530 -6%
Books and supplies $1,300 $1,300 $1,300 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus
Room and board $8,550 $8,550 $8,550 0%
Other $1,640 $1,640 $1,640 0%
Off Campus with Family
Other $4,355 $4,355 $4,355 0%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
On Campus $4,570 $4,810 $5,050 -20%
Off Campus $14,760 $15,000 $15,240 0%
Off Campus with Family $8,925 $9,165 $9,405 0%
On Campus $10,570 $11,170 $11,830 0%
Off Campus $20,760 $21,360 $22,020 -5%
Off Campus with Family $14,925 $15,525 $16,185 -6%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $6,180
In-state fees $960
Out-of-state tuition $9,270
Out-of-state fees $1,260
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 939 51% --
Grant or scholarship aid 666 36% $2,825,222 $4,242
Federal grants 598 33% $2,542,988 $4,252
Pell grants 589 32% $2,410,694 $4,093
Other federal grants 156 9% $132,294 $848
State/local government grant or scholarships 277 15% $245,204 $885
Institutional grants or scholarships 18 1% $37,030 $2,057
Student loan aid 458 25% $2,410,732 $5,264
Federal student loans 455 25% $2,399,622 $5,274
Other student loans 4 0% $11,110 $2,778
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 4,224 30% $14,168,340 $3,354
Pell grants 3,473 25% $11,877,466 $3,420
Federal student loans 3,152 23% $20,680,976 $6,561


Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price $7,512 $6,901 $7,112
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $6,376 $5,254 $5,741
$30,001 - $48,000 $7,692 $6,492 $6,720
$48,001 - $75,000 $9,524 $9,054 $9,102
$75,001 - $110,000 $10,716 $10,511 $10,906
$110,001 and more $10,720 $10,664 $10,978

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.


• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 10,735
Undergraduate enrollment 10,735
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 1,012
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$25

•This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.

First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 36 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.


NJCAA Division IIIMenWomen
Baseball 21-
Basketball 1811
Soccer 2117
Softball -16
Volleyball -11


Middle States Commission on Higher Education07/01/1970 Accredited
Middle States Commission on Higher Education07/02/2012 Accredited
Middle States Commission on Higher Education07/01/1970 Accredited


Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

04/22/2005 Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation

Dental Hygiene (DH)

12/07/1973 Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

01/01/1988 Accredited


Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations10 3
Liquor law violations100
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession ------
Drug law violations ----
Liquor law violations ------
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 010
Motor vehicle theft 200
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter ------
Negligent manslaughter ------
Sex offenses - Forcible ------
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) ------
Robbery ------
Aggravated assault ------
Burglary ------
Motor vehicle theft ------
Arson ------
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see


Default Rate13.3%
Number in default157
Number in repayment1,174

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00445200

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)


Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMAssociate's degree Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years Award of less than 1 academic year
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Category total7--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping2913-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General42-
Business Administration and Management, General178-
Business/Commerce, General101--
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies-1-
Hospitality and Recreation Marketing Operations5--
Management Information Systems, General-1-
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General1--
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations8--
Category total16525-
Communication Technologies Technicians and Support Services Colleges
Recording Arts Technology/Technician5--
Category total5--
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Speech Communication and Rhetoric21--
Category total21--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Science14--
Information Technology3--
Network and System Administration/Administrator103-
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design5--
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster12-
Category total335-
Education Colleges
Elementary Education and Teaching31--
Music Teacher Education5--
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching5--
Secondary Education and Teaching26--
Teacher Assistant/Aide3--
Category total70--
Engineering Colleges
Computer Software Engineering2--
Engineering Science7--
Nuclear Engineering1--
Category total10--
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD1--
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other-1-
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician2--
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other1--
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician1--
Category total51-
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Child Care and Support Services Management40--
Category total40--
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician7--
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist17--
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder--15
Medical/Clinical Assistant-37-
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist--21
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician3111-
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer10--
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse140--
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling46-
Surgical Technology/Technologist3--
Category total2125436
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Police Science33--
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician6--
Securities Services Administration/Management3--
Category total42--
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Humanities/Humanistic Studies2--
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies510--
Category total512--
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Mathematics, General7--
Category total7--
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians Colleges
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician11-
Category total11-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General4--
Category total4--
Personal and Culinary Services Colleges
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef2--
Culinary Arts/Chef Training2--
Category total4--
Physical Sciences Colleges
Physical Sciences1--
Category total1--
Psychology Colleges
Psychology, Other14--
Category total14--
Science Technologies Technicians Colleges
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician23--
Category total23--
Social Sciences Colleges
Social Sciences, General17--
Category total17--
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art/Art Studies, General25--
Dance, General1--
Graphic Design13--
Category total43--
Grand total12368636