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Study at Roxbury Community College

Roxbury Community College, commonly referred to as RCC, was established in 1973. This two-year coeducational institute is located in Roxbury Crossing, Massachusetts. RCC's recent Enrolments have been more than 2, 000 students every year.

Students of Roxbury Community College can choose from over 20 programs of study and more than 10 certificate courses. RCC awards a number of Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees. The college is divided into the following academic divisions:

  • Division of Business Technology
  • Division of Continuing Education
  • Division of Liberal Arts
  • Division of Math-Sci_tech
  • Division of Online Education
  • Division of Nursing/ Allied Health
The athletics department of fields men's and women's teams in basketball, baseball, soccer, and indoor and outdoor track and field. The teams are members of the ECAC, and Region XXI of NJCAA. The men's teams are called the Tigers while the women's teams are nicknamed the Lady Tigers.

Profile of Roxbury Community College

The campus of Roxbury Community College is in Roxbury Crossing, MA, which is a large city. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Roxbury Community College include, at the school's highest level, the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in engineering, science, business and management, and security and law enforcement.

Roxbury Community College Selectivity

Its open admissions system makes Roxbury Community College an attractive choice for many applicants. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.


Roxbury Community College has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, Roxbury Community College had 2, 398 students enrolled (1, 435 full-time equivalent). The school has a large minority student population. A large number of students at Roxbury Community College are 40 years old or older.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Roxbury Community College is an urban college which has both the expectation and obligation to serve, with excellence, communities with predominantly minority and recent immigrant populations. With the belief that all students admitted to Roxbury Community College can learn, be retrained, and persist to completion of their educational objective, the mission of Roxbury Community College is to provide, through its degree, certificate, and student development programs, instruction and personal growth experiences that prepare students for lifelong learning, employment, good citizenship, ethical conduct, and continuous development. In addition to serving the learning needs of the Greater Roxbury area and surrounding communities, Roxbury Community College has chosen mathematics, nursing, science and technology as areas of primary focus. "

Roxbury Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Nursing and Emergency Medicine50registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Liberal Arts38liberal arts and humanities
Business and Management32business management, accounting technology, business and related services, business
Security and Law Enforcement20criminal justice and safety
Science19biology, physical sciences
Medical Support and Technology15radiation therapist, mental health services tech, health service and sciences
Education and Teaching15early childhood Education
office and Administration1administrative assistant, general office occupations, office data entry, executive secretary, office management
Computer Science and Engineering1computer support
Hospitality0hospitality management
Engineering Technician0mechanical drafting

Contact: Roxbury Community College

Roxbury Community College

1234 Columbus Ave

Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120-3400

General Phone: (617) 427-0060

http://www.rcc. mass.edu

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