Mt Hood Community College

Tel: (503)491-6422
9,422 students
Public institution
Mt. Hood Community College affords all people a knowledge-based education, giving them the ability to make life choices; adapt to change; build strong communities; contribute to and derive benefit from the new economy; and become part of a skilled workforce.
School Highlights
Mt Hood Community College serves 9,422 students (48% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the state community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 33%.
Mt Hood Community College is one of 6 community colleges within Multnomah County, OR.
The nearest community college is Everest College-Vancouver (9.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 280 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
College Mt Hood Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 280 staff
61 staff
Mt Hood Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 9,422 has grown by 29% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 63% over five years.
Total Enrollment 9,422 students 1,315 students
Mt Hood Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 34:1
22:1
Mt Hood Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 4,501 students
815 students
Mt Hood Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 4,921 students
1,061 students
Mt Hood Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Mt Hood Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Mt Hood Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
6%
5%
Mt Hood Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
10%
20%
Mt Hood Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
5%
15%
Mt Hood Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
63%
49%
Mt Hood Community College White (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
Mt Hood Community College Hawaiian (2010-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
Mt Hood Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
10%
6%
Mt Hood Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Mt Hood Community College Non Resident (2012-2013)
Mt Hood Community College 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. 0.59 0.70
Mt Hood Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,602 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,002 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,602 $5,590
Mt Hood Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,002 $10,086
Mt Hood Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86%
89%
Mt Hood Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Mt. Hood Community College opened in 1966. The college is financed by local property tax funds, state reimbursement funds and student tuition. Local voters established the college tax base in 1968 and approved tax base increases in 1970 and 1980. Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) has become one of the premiere institutions of higher education in Oregon and is the choice for students from throughout the Pacific Northwest. Located in the shadow of majestic Mount Hood, MHCC serves nearly 28-thousand students each year. Classes are offered on the 200-acre main campus in Gresham, as well as satellite campuses throughout the district. At Mt. Hood Community College you'll find highly skilled faculty members providing you the best in educational opportunities. Offering over 60 professional/technical programs, as well as a variety of university transfer possibilities, MHCC prepares you for the jobs of today and tomorrow. Mt. Hood Community College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) and is approved as a veterans' training institution by the Veterans Administration.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Everest College-Vancouver
    Private for-profit
    315 students | 9.90 Mi120 NE 136th Ave Ste 130
    Vancouver, WA 98684
    (360)254-3282
    9.90315
  • 864 students | 12.30 Mi1425 NE Irving Street Bldg 300
    Portland, OR 97232
    (503)281-4181
    12.30864
  • Carrington College-Portland
    Private for-profit
    449 students | 12.60 Mi2004 Lloyd Center 3rd Floor
    Portland, OR 97232
    (503)761-6100
    12.60449
  • Everest College-Portland
    Private for-profit
    231 students | 13.60 Mi425 SW Washington
    Portland, OR 97204
    (503)222-3225
    13.60231
  • 553 students | 13.80 Mi600 SW 10th Avenue Suite 500
    Portland, OR 97205
    (503)223-2245
    13.80553
Did You Know?
Multnomah County, OR 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 0.60, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Multnomah County, OR is Everest College-Portland. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.