Middlesex Community College

Bedford, MA 01730
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Middlesex Community College (MCC) is located in Bedford, Massachusetts. This public community college was established in 1970. It serves over 9,000 students currently and is among the largest community colleges in all of Massachusetts. MCC offers students well over 50 associate degree programs in various academic fields of study. There are also several certificate programs and short-term career-focused programs that students will be able to enjoy. Students who attend this college will be able to receive a complete education in their preferred area of study while being given all of the right tools to find success.

The MCC nursing program is designed to be convenient for students from diverse backgrounds. This school has an associate degree nursing program that is both thorough and flexible for students. Courses are offered during the daytime and students will also be able to sign up for evening courses, if this is easier for them to do. All of the courses are designed to prepare nursing students for their futures as nursing professionals. MCC also has an LPN-RN option for existing LPN's that meet the college's requirements. There will be a number of classroom learning experiences, as well as clinical experiences that take place at affiliated healthcare facilities. This program is approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing and is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students8,206
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate62%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 7 61
Certificate 1 15
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 87.8%

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Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
12/01/1973 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
01/01/1980 - Current



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$198/credit
In State Students$198/credit
Out of State Students$404/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 $8,910 $8,910 $18,180
ADN 70 $13,860 $13,860 $28,280
BSN 125 $24,750 $24,750 $50,500
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, 68% of Middlesex 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 42% $4,216
Other Federal Grant 33% $107
State Grant & Scholarships 46% $1,447
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 30% $759
Federal Student Loans 17% $4,070
Private Loans 1% $4,965


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$3,088
$30,001 to $48,000$3,142
$48,001 to $75,000$4,126
$75,001 to $110,000$7,859
Over $110,000$8,853

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

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Massachusetts state board of nursing.
Middlesex Community College
Springs Rd
Bedford, MA 01730

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