Metropolitan Community College Area

30 & Fort Street
Omaha, NE 68111-1610
Tel: (402)457-2400
14,675 students
Public institution
Metropolitan Community College is a comprehensive, full-service public community college supported by the taxpayers of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. MCC provides high quality educational programs and services, primarily in career preparation and general education, to people of all ages and educational backgrounds.
School Highlights
Metropolitan Community College Area serves 14,675 students (38% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 19%.
Metropolitan Community College Area is one of 9 community colleges within Douglas County, NE.
The nearest community college is Universal College of Healing Arts (2.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 601 teachers has grown by 39% over five years.
College Metropolitan Community College Area Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 601 staff
62 staff
Metropolitan Community College Area Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 14,675 has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 38:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment 14,675 students 1,371 students
Metropolitan Community College Area Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
22:1
Metropolitan Community College Area Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 5,545 students
779 students
Metropolitan Community College Area Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 9,130 students
1,083 students
Metropolitan Community College Area Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Metropolitan Community College Area Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
3%
5%
Metropolitan Community College Area Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
7%
20%
Metropolitan Community College Area Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
12%
15%
Metropolitan Community College Area Black (2006-2014)
% White
74%
49%
Metropolitan Community College Area White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Metropolitan Community College Area More (2007-2014)
% Unknown races
2%
6%
Metropolitan Community College Area Unknown (2007-2014)
Metropolitan Community College Area Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.43 0.70
Metropolitan Community College Area Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,610 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,803 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,610 $5,664
Metropolitan Community College Area In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,803 $10,360
Metropolitan Community College Area Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 67%
90%
Metropolitan Community College Area % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

Did You Know?
For Omaha private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,341 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Omaha community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.48, which is lower than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Omaha is Vatterott College-Spring Valley. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.