Public 2 Year

Roxbury Community College

Roxbury Crossing, Massachusetts

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Roxbury Community College overview
Location Roxbury Crossing, Massachusetts
Online mass.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Large City
Roxbury Community College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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Roxbury Community College (RCC), located in Roxbury Crossing, Massachusetts, is a public, two-year institution that provides an accessible and affordable postsecondary education to a diverse community. Situated near the heart of Boston, this college offers an urban campus experience. Established in 1973, RCC has since been serving students primarily from the greater Boston area. While the college does not provide on-campus housing, it does facilitate an environment focused on learning and workforce development. Academically, RCC offers a range of degree and certificate programs with notable emphasis on health sciences, business, and STEM fields. The application process at Roxbury Community College is considered to have a high acceptance rate, allowing for a broad range of students to gain admission. Roxbury Community College does not have a focus on intercollegiate athletics, and therefore, athletic programs are not a highlight of the institution's profile.

Roxbury Community College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  328 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 886 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $936 plus fees of $5,160.

Roxbury Community College is designated as a Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) and receives federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve low and middle-income Black Americans.


Admission Requirements

Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition

In District Costs for Roxbury Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$5,160
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $10,000
Other Expenses Budget$2,446
Total One Year Cost$20,230

Massachusetts Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Roxbury Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$5,160
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $10,000
Budget for Other Expenses$2,446
Total One Year Cost$20,542

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$37,700 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Roxbury Community College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 31%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 30%
Business 14%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 10%
Biology 7%

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