Mount Wachusett Community College Nursing Programs
Mount Wachusett Community College is a public institution situated in Gardner, Massachusetts. The rural area surrounding MWCC is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.
Mount Wachusett Community College Rankings
We have ranked MWCC as #46 out of 1,633 colleges and universities in the country in our 2023 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation. MWCC also holds the #1 spot on the Best Colleges in Massachusetts ranking.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
MWCC has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at MWCC.
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Where Is Mount Wachusett Community College?
Contact details for MWCC are given below.
|Address:||444 Green St, Gardner, MA 01440-1000|
How Do I Get Into MWCC?
You can apply to MWCC online at: mwcc.edu/enroll/admissions/apply/
Can I Afford Mount Wachusett Community College?
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At MWCC, approximately 29% of students took out student loans averaging $4,217 a year. That adds up to $16,868 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at MWCC is 11.3%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Mount Wachusett Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 1,021 full-time undergraduates at MWCC, 38% are male and 62% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Mount Wachusett Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||57|
|Hispanic or Latino||172|
Over 10 countries are represented at MWCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Brazil, and Canada.
Online Learning at Mount Wachusett Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at MWCC has changed over the last few years.
Online Growth Rankings of MWCC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Mount Wachusett Community College was 65.2%. This is the #356 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at MWCC regardless of major.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Mount Wachusett Community College Nursing Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training||29||29|
*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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