MCC is legally obligated to make specific information about graduation rates and transfer-out rates available to you. Use this information to make an informed choice about attending MCC.
Student Right-to-Know legislation requires that we report the proportion of students who began their studies full time and who complete programs within 150 percent of the normal time required for completion. Three years for associate's degrees and up to two years for certificates is normal at a community college with two-year programs.
|MCC||State of Illinois|
|Full-time, first-time, degree/certificate seeking||378||100.00%||31,138||100.00%|
|Completed a degree or certificate||112||29.63%||7,745||24.87%|
|Still enrolled following three-year period||45||11.90%||3,484||11.19%|
|Transferred to another institution||104||27.51%||7,733||24.83%|
|*Successful (completed, transferred, or still enrolled)||261||69.05%||18,962||60.90%|
|Other (left without completing or transferring)||117||30.95%||12,176||39.10%|
1 Source: Illinois Community College Board GRS Reports 2015
*Sixty-nine point zero five percent of full-time students who began at MCC in Fall of 2011 are categorized as successful. Successful students are those who completed or transferred, or who were still enrolled within three years after entering a community college.
|Student Description||MCC||Public Two-Year Colleges in Illinois|
2Source: National Center for Education Statistics 2014 Data Feedback Report. Comparison group is comprised of the following ten community colleges: College of Lake County (Grayslake, IL), Elgin Community College (Elgin, IL), Joliet Junior College (Joliet, IL), Kishwaukee College (Malta, IL), Oakton Community College (Des Plaines, IL), Prairie State College (Chicago Heights, IL), Rock Valley College (Rockford, IL), South Suburban College (South Holland, IL), Waubonsee Community College (Sugar Grove, IL), William Rainey Harper College (Palatine, IL).
Retention is defined as students returning to the College in the next fall semester (i.e., enrollment in two consecutive fall terms).