Cost Comparison

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*Source: National Center for Education Statistics
**Source: ABOR. Average annual tuition for a full-time student (based on 30 credit hours)

An Affordable Education

What a concept. Educational costs have skyrocketed across the country, leaving many students burdened by huge debts that can take decades to repay. But MCC fees and tuition have remained remarkably low. That alone makes attending MCC a smart decision.

But there’s more to it than saving money. Surveys show that 98% of MCC graduates have said they were satisfied/very satisfied with the quality of instruction at MCC!

*Office of Research and Planning. 2011-2012 MCC Graduate Exit Survey

Top Five Reasons to Attend MCC

Incredibly Affordable

The average full-time MCC student pays just $2,280 a year. That’s 25% of the cost of attending an Arizona state university. That’s real value.

Highly Regarded Faculty

98.5% of students said they were satisfied/very satisfied with the quality of instruction at MCC.

More than 180 Programs, Degrees, & Certificates

Whatever your interests, we have you covered. Whether you want to transfer, advance your career, we have a class for that. We even offer degrees completely online!

Online & Hybrid Classes

Turn the coffee house, a park, or your living room into your classroom. MCC eLearning courses use internet technology to provide you incredible convenience. Online and Hybrid classes — flexibility for those on the go.

Free Student Resources

MCC offers free admissions, testing, financial aid services, academic advising, career planning, tutoring, personal counseling and parking.

A Faculty You Can Trust

Over the past fifteen years, MCC has developed a comprehensive system to assess student learning. This system of assessment focuses on a set of common student learning outcomes.

The assessment results are used to identify areas of strength and areas for improvement in order to develop strategies that enhance student learning. Faculty across many disciplines and campus locations participate in the college’s award-winning assessment program. With a focus on problem solving, critical thinking, written and oral communication and interpersonal skills the data garnered from the assessment study ensures faculty are providing students with valuable learning experiences.

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What Do You Want to Study?

MCC offers something for just about everyone. You can pursue a degree in a wide variety of disciplines that will prepare you to complete your education at a four-year institution or help you find a job in the field of your choosing.

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A great education is one of life’s most valuable assets. But it doesn’t have to put you deeply in debt. MCC delivers a highly enriching educational experience at a most reasonable cost. So if you appreciate the value we offer, why not enroll today?

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