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
Mt Hood Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

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
Mt Hood Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1 33:1
Mt Hood Community College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 3,933 students 844 students
Mt Hood Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 5,343 students 1,227 students
Mt Hood Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Mt Hood Community College Enrollment Breakdown OR All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Mt Hood Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
10%
3%
Mt Hood Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
9%
12%
Mt Hood Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
3%
2%
Mt Hood Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
71%
65%
Mt Hood Community College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Mt Hood Community College More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
3%
13%
Mt Hood Community College Ethnicity Breakdown OR 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. 0.48 0.54
Mt Hood Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

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
Mt Hood Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,979 $8,362
Mt Hood Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 82% 81%
Mt Hood Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
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
    Pivate, for profit
    508 students | 9.70 Mi6035 NE 78th Ct
    Portland OR  97218
    (503)505-5400
    9.70508
  • Everest College-Vancouver
    Pivate, for profit
    247 students | 9.90 Mi120 NE 136th Ave Ste 130
    Vancouver WA  98684
    (360)254-3282
    9.90247
  • 804 students | 12.30 Mi1425 NE Irving Street, Bldg 300
    Portland OR  97232
    (503)281-4181
    12.30804
  • Carrington College-Portland
    Pivate, for profit
    100 students | 12.60 Mi2004 Lloyd Center, 3rd Floor
    Portland OR  97232
    (503)761-6100
    12.60100
  • 161 students | 13.60 Mi600 SW 10th, Suite 400
    Portland OR  97205
    (503)222-3225
    13.60161
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 0.56, 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.