Montgomery County Community College

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Montgomery County Community College
Coat of arms of the Montgomery County Community College.gif
MottoMontco Momentum
TypePublic community college
Established1964; 59 years ago (1964)
Academic affiliations
Endowment$1.2 million
PresidentVictoria Bastecki-Perez[1]
Academic staff
181 full-time; 574 part-time[2]
Location, ,
United States
CampusBlue Bell (Blue Bell Campus)
Pottstown(Pottstown Campus)
ColorsMontco Red & Grey
Sporting affiliations
NJCAA - Eastern Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference
Montgomery County Community College logo

Montgomery County Community College (MCCC or Montco) is a public community college in Blue Bell in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. MCCC also has two satellite locations, Pottstown Campus and Culinary Arts Institute in Lansdale. It is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.[3] Forbes ranked MCCC as one of Pennsylvania's top employers in 2019.[4]


The College was founded in 1964 and offered classes from its campus in Conshohocken. In 1972, the school relocated to its current location in Blue Bell.


Blue Bell Campus[edit]

Located on 186, lush acres, the Blue Bell Campus provides a classic college setting, convenient location, cutting edge facilities and a top-notch education for its students.

Pottstown Campus[edit]

The Pottstown campus includes the North Hall, a 50,000-square-foot (4,600 m2) facility with classrooms, a computer lab and an art gallery. The building was formerly a knitting mill, brewery, and shoe polish factory until its renovation in 2006. It is connected to South Hall by an underpass that had been filled in since the early 1920s.[5]

Municipal Police Academy[edit]

Located in Blue Bell, the Municipal Police Academy is a licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The Culinary Arts Institute of Montgomery County Community College[edit]

Located in Towamencin Township,[6][7] the Culinary Arts Institute opened in 2013.

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ VanDyke, Diane (May 18, 2020). "Dr. Victoria L. Bastecki-Perez named sixth President of MCCC". Montgomery County Community College (Press release). Retrieved 27 November 2020.
  2. ^ a b Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell, PA
  3. ^ "Institution Directory". Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Retrieved 2015-01-13.
  4. ^ "Montgomery County Community College". Forbes. Retrieved 2021-02-18.
  5. ^ Ezarik, Melissa (March 2010). "North Hall and Pedestrian Underpass at Montgomery County Community College". University Business. Norwalk, CT: University Media, Inc. 13 (3): 18. ISSN 1097-6671. Archived from the original on 2012-07-15. Retrieved January 14, 2015.
  6. ^ Schlegel, Bradley (August 10, 2013). "MCCC's Culinary Arts Institute in Towamencin ready for students". The Reporter. Retrieved April 4, 2020.
  7. ^ Di Domizio, Tony (October 22, 2013). "Culinary Arts Institute Open House in Towamencin Set for Nov. 14". Patch. Retrieved April 4, 2020.

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Coordinates: 40°10′25″N 75°16′33″W / 40.1737°N 75.2757°W / 40.1737; -75.2757