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).
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 21% over five years.
College Metropolitan Community College Area (NE) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Private, for profit
Total Faculty 601 staff 20 staff
Metropolitan Community College Area Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 14,675 has declined by 20% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is more than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 14,675 students 395 students
Metropolitan Community College Area Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 5,545 students 384 students
Metropolitan Community College Area Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 9,130 students 972 students
Metropolitan Community College Area Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Metropolitan Community College Area Enrollment Breakdown NE All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
3%
2%
Metropolitan Community College Area Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
7%
7%
Metropolitan Community College Area Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
12%
6%
Metropolitan Community College Area Black (2006-2014)
% White
74%
81%
Metropolitan Community College Area White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
Metropolitan Community College Area More (2007-2014)
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Metropolitan Community College Area Ethnicity Breakdown NE All Ethnic Groups 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 0.33
Metropolitan Community College Area Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $2,520 is less than the state average of $2,640. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,668 is more than the state average of $3,450. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,520 $2,640
Metropolitan Community College Area In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,668 $3,450
Metropolitan Community College Area Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

Did You Know?
For Omaha private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,875 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 0.38, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Omaha is Vatterott College-Spring Valley. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.