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Mount Wachusett Community College

Gardner, MA 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate99%
Acceptance Rate99%

About Mount Wachusett Community College

Mount Wachusett Community College Overview

Mount Wachusett Community College is a public, state school in the small town setting of Gardner, Massachusetts. Mount Wachusett Community College was founded in 1963 and enrolls 3,674 undergrads and no graduate students.

📆 Mark your calendar! The deadline to apply regular decision to Mount Wachusett Community College for Fall 2023 is September 11.

Student Involvement at Mount Wachusett Community College

Interested in music or performing? At Mount Wachusett Community College you can perform with one of the university's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Mount Wachusett Community College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Mount Wachusett Community College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Mount Wachusett Community College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Mount Wachusett Community College on the Student Life page.

2022 Mount Wachusett Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 99%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 2.5
In-State Tuition $600
Out-of-State $5,520
Percent of Need Met 97%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $6,706

Is Mount Wachusett Community College a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better idea of what Mount Wachusett Community College offers and if it might be a good choice for you.

Mount Wachusett Community College Acceptance Rate 2022

Mount Wachusett Community College is not competitive to get into. The university admitted 99% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 1,882 students applied to Mount Wachusett Community College and 1,858 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Mount Wachusett Community College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Mount Wachusett Community College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Mount Wachusett Community College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads. 59% of graduates from Mount Wachusett Community College recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

Check with Mount Wachusett Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Mount Wachusett Community College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Mount Wachusett Community College's endowment was valued at $7.4 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, Mount Wachusett Community College spends about $5,332 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Mount Wachusett Community College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Mount Wachusett Community College meets 97% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Mount Wachusett Community College full-time are awarded $6,706 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Mount Wachusett Community College.

Based on this information, how does Mount Wachusett Community College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Mount Wachusett Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Mount Wachusett Community College Located?

Mount Wachusett Community College is located in the small town setting of Gardner, Massachusetts, less than an hour from Boston.

If you would like to see Mount Wachusett Community College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Route 2 to Gardner, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Logan International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Mount Wachusett Community College and Gardner are like without leaving home.

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College Info

444 Green Street Gardner, MA 01440

Campus Setting: Small Town

Mount Wachusett Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Sep 11

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Mount Wachusett Community College is Sep 11.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Mount Wachusett Community College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Mount Wachusett Community College SAT Scores

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Mount Wachusett Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$5,400

In State

$10,320

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$600
$5,520
Fees
$4,800
$4,800
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Mount Wachusett Community College is like? There are approximately 3,674 students enrolled at Mount Wachusett Community College. 33% percent of students attend school full-time, 95% percent are from MA and 5% percent of students are from other states.

33%

Full Time

67%

Part Time

95%

In State

5%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,674

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

99%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$5,400

Out-of-State

$10,320

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Sep 11
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