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Roxbury Community College
Roxbury Community College 1234 Columbus Ave, Roxbury Crossing, Massachusetts 02120-3400 Boston, MA 02120 Phone: (617) 427-0060
  • General Information
    About Roxbury Community College

    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.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 2-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Distance learning opportunities
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    • On-campus day care for students' children
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • Credit for life experiences
    • Advanced placement (AP) credits
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Less than 1 year certificate
    • 1-2 years certificate
    • Associate's degree
    • 2-4 years certificate
    Campus Setting
    • City: Large
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants
    Full Time Retention Rate 55%
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 3,747
    Native American 7.0
    Asian 148.0
    African American 1,888.0
    Hispanic 522.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 967
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates

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