Mt Hood Community College

Tel: (503)491-6422
9,485 students
Public institution

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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 9,485 students (46% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 18%.
Mt Hood Community College is one of 7 community colleges within Multnomah County, OR.
The nearest community college is Heald College-Portland (9.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Mt Hood Community College 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

Student Body

The student population of 9,485 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment
9,485 students
1,283 students
Mt Hood Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
4,390 students
832 students
Mt Hood Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 5,095 students
1,021 students
Mt Hood Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Mt Hood Community College sch enrollment Mt Hood Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
7%
2%
Mt Hood Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
6%
7%
Mt Hood Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
3%
12%
Mt Hood Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
82%
66%
Mt Hood Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Mt Hood Community College More (2010-2011)
Mt Hood Community College sch ethnicity Mt Hood Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.32 0.45
Mt Hood Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,579 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 30% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,979 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,579 $5,845
Mt Hood Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,979 $10,047
Mt Hood Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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.

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Did You Know?
For Multnomah County, OR public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,906 per year for in-state students and $8,838 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,266 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Multnomah County, OR is 97%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

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 0.45, which is equal to the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Multnomah County, OR is Concorde Career College-Portland. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.