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McLennan is an above-average public college located in Waco, Texas. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,480 undergraduate students. The McLennan acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Criminal Justice and Safety Studies. Graduating 36% of students, McLennan alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $26,000.
About McLennan Community College...
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division I
Athletic Conference
1400 College Dr
Waco, TX 76708
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Net Price
$6,929/ year
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $6,227/ year
  • $30-48k
    $6,284/ year
  • $49-75k
    $9,113/ year
  • $76-110k
    $11,403/ year
  • $110k+
    $10,710/ year
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of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.59 responses
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.55 responses
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.56 responses
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Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$30,000/ year
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My experience at McLennan Community College of Waco, Texas has been incredible. I have the absolute opportunity to be able to be under such great teaching by great professors. McLennan has taught me so much of what to expect when I transfer to a 4-year university and what I need to do to stay on top of my classwork. If there is anyone who is looking for a beautiful junior college at a great tuition, McLennan Community College is the place for you!
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Its a great school to learn at. Beautiful campus with lovely gardens and water fountains. Designated smoking areas and helpful drivers to move around campus with easy. Go to rate my professor for instructor reviews. Wonderful EMT/paramedic program horrible ADN program may be losing their approval for nursing board. Passionate professors. Seriously, each of these professors are well skilled and educated in their field (MCC requires 3 years of working experience)
Encouraging- MCC professors are open to their students for advice about their own degree (I'm a Poli Sci major, my government professors has been more than happy on many occasions to ask about my goals, ambitions and advise me on what to do)
The classes are decently priced. The campus has lots of diversity with race, religion, and sexuality. The food and drinks on campus are really good. The faculty is pretty nice overall save for a few teachers who seem to have it out for their students but that is few an far between. Most classes are fairly easy and this is a great place to get a good degree for cheap!