Whether you want to get a degree or just upgrade your education and skills, Middlesex Community College can be your Gateway to Success. Choose from more than 75 degree or certificate programs, new accelerated weekend college programs, or hundreds of noncredit course options offered during the day, evening, on campus or online.
Many of MCC’s programs include hands-on experience and internships, and Service-Learning components that give their students experiential learning opportunities employers appreciate. With campuses in Bedford and Lowell, MCC is a dynamic learning community, providing educational programs and services that support personal growth and economic opportunity for more than 11,500 students.
Cost of Attendance
Whatever your goals, Middlesex offers the education you need to succeed at a price you can afford. MCC enrollment and financial aid counselors, and dedicated faculty and staff are anxious to help you achieve them. Tuition for Massachusetts residents is $132 per credit; for New England residents, $144 per credit; and for residents outside New England and international students, $338 per credit. Middlesex also administers federal, state, and institutional financial assistance programs as well as a variety of competitive scholarship opportunities.
The new Middlesex College Transfer Advantage Program provides an affordable path to a baccalaureate-degree. Qualified students can complete their general education requirements at a fraction of the price of a four-year college or university. Through the Commonwealth’s MassTransfer Program, students can complete their general education coursework requirements at Middlesex and, if accepted at a Massachusetts state college or UMass campus, the entire 34-credit block is guaranteed to transfer and to apply to the transfer institution’s general-education requirements. Qualified students will also be able to enroll in Honors Courses and Learning Communities.
Corporate and Community Education and Training
MCC also has developed many training programs for business, industry, government and nonprofit agencies and institutions. The college also provides a variety of cost-effective personal development opportunities on-site, on-campus and online. These courses and programs are designed to prepare employees for 21st century career paths, as well as to provide enriching learning experiences for students of all ages.
International Student Admissions
Middlesex welcomes international students. Located only 25 miles from Boston, MCC is an ideal place for students from other countries to pursue an educational experience in the United States. Each year, international students from a variety of countries join our highly diverse student body.
Middlesex Community College international students receive the advising, programs and support services they need to succeed at a U.S. college. International student advisors serve as liaisons between the students and faculty, staff, U.S. officials and foreign government agencies, as well as student sponsors.
International Fellowships for MCC Students
Middlesex is also committed to broadening student perspectives of the world community. Since 1992, Middlesex has offered International Education Fellowships to China, Russia, Costa Rica, Spain, Ireland, Europe and Belize. Fellowship locations vary from year- to-year. The choice of country depends on funding, travel restrictions and availability.
Student Activities, Sports and Fitness Programs
MCC offers a wide variety of student programs and activities to help students with their academic studies, as well as provide opportunities for personal and social growth. Extracurricular activities include opportunities to enhance leadership skills, and participate in clubs, social and cultural organizations and student government.
Middlesex Sports Teams – basketball, bowling, ice hockey, and soccer – compete with area colleges on the Intramural level. MCC’s basketball team won the 2009 Intramural Basketball Championship, while the MCC Soccer Team won the 2007 Soccer Championship. In 2009, the ice hockey team made it to the Championship finals in their league.
The College also has a staffed Fitness Center on the Bedford campus, with weight-training and cardiovascular exercise machines and free weights. Students can also purchase discounted memberships to the UMass Lowell Recreation Center.
Middlesex Institute for Lifelong Education for Seniors (MILES)
MILES offers intellectual stimulation, interaction and friendship for older adults. A variety of courses are offered each year, with no term papers, exams or grades. MILES classes are facilitated by individuals with expertise in topics based on professional, educational or personal experience. Members are encouraged to facilitate courses, work on committees, and participate actively in class discussions. Most classes are held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the Bedford campus.
Middlesex Community College Contact Info
MCC Campus Addresses:
591 Springs Road, Bedford, MA 01730
Lowell Campus 33 Kearney Square, Lowell MA 01852 978-656-3200