McLennan Community College

Waco, TX 76708
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McLennan Community College is one of the sixty public 2-year colleges in Texas. The campus is located in an urban area, in Waco.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 8,880 students attend the school. Every year 30% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

McLennan Community College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $3,774, and fees were $216. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $3,774 and $216 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Number of Students8,880
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate58%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 15 103
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 2 41
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 85.3%
  • NCLEX-RN: 75.3%

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Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$106/credit
In State Students$124/credit
Out of State Students$181/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $4,770 $5,580 $8,145
ADN 70 $7,420 $8,680 $12,670
BSN 125 $13,250 $15,500 $22,625
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 85% of McLennan Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 60% $4,812
Other Federal Grant 3% $1,874
State Grant & Scholarships 36% $2,056
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 25% $2,728
Federal Student Loans 32% $3,586
Private Loans -- $2,500


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$6,227
$30,001 to $48,000$6,284
$48,001 to $75,000$9,113
$75,001 to $110,000$11,403
Over $110,000$10,710

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Texas state board of nursing.
McLennan Community College
1400 College Dr
Waco, TX 76708

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