Quick Facts

  • Founded in 1926, MCC is the fourth oldest community college in the state of Michigan.
  • MCC is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
  • MCC offers 40 associate degree programs and 35 certificate programs.
  • Serving the region, MCC offers classes in Muskegon County at its main campus and at the downtown Muskegon Sturrus Technology center; in Ottawa County at its Ottawa Center in Grand Haven, in Coopersville, and in Holland at the Grand Valley Frederik Meijer campus; and in Newaygo County at NCRESA in Fremont.
  • The college annually generates more than $266 million in economic impact within Muskegon, Ottawa and Newaygo counties.
  • The MCC Health and Wellness Center is home to an onsite major national health system primary care clinic (Trinity/Mercy), as well as an onsite regional University teaching allied health collaboration (GVSU)
  • The MCC Sturrus Technology Center in downtown Muskegon houses the Lakeshore Fab Lab, West Michigan’s first  and only member of the MIT global Fab Lab network
  • MCC has earned the designation of an Achieving the Dream Leader College and is a member of the University of Texas–Austin Center for Community College Student Engagement.
  • The state-of-the-art Carr-Fles Planetarium on the MCC campus is West Michigan’s only free planetarium.
  • MCC trains Northwest Michigan’s respiratory therapists by delivering real-time and interactive television didactic classes to students in Traverse City at Munson Medical Center. The students take the same courses as the Muskegon-based students, complete their clinical rotations at Munson, and receive their diplomas from MCC.
  • MCC offers 17 men’s and women’s intercollegiate sports – the most of any Michigan community college.
  • MCC’s University Park Golf Course is the only community college-owned golf course in the state.
  • A 15-acre sylvan setting situated adjacent to the MCC main building, the Kasey Hartz Nature Area is an outdoor learning laboratory of trails, streams, fauna and flora protected for the enjoyment and education of students of all ages.