Mt Hood Community College

Tel: (503)491-6422
9,276 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 9,276 students (42% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is equalto than the state community college average of 33:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Mt Hood Community College is one of 7 community colleges within Multnomah County, OR.
The nearest community college is Heald College-Portland (9.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 285 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Mt Hood Community College (OR) 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 285 staff
87 staff

Student Body

The student population of 9,276 has declined by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has grown by 23% over five years.
Total Enrollment 9,276 students 1,343 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1
# Full-Time Students 3,933 students
844 students
# Part-Time Students 5,343 students
1,227 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
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. 0.48 0.54

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $4,579 is more than the state average of $4,050. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $9,979 is more than the state average of $8,362. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,579 $4,050
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,979 $8,362
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 82%
Source: 2014 (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
  • Heald College-Portland
    Private for-profit
    508 students | 9.70 Mi6035 NE 78th Ct
    Portland OR  97218
  • Everest College-Vancouver
    Private for-profit
    247 students | 9.90 Mi120 NE 136th Ave Ste 130
    Vancouver WA  98684
  • 804 students | 12.30 Mi1425 NE Irving Street, Bldg 300
    Portland OR  97232
  • Carrington College-Portland
    Private for-profit
    100 students | 12.60 Mi2004 Lloyd Center, 3rd Floor
    Portland OR  97232
  • 161 students | 13.60 Mi600 SW 10th, Suite 400
    Portland OR  97205
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 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Multnomah County, OR is Heald College-Portland. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.