Metropolitan Community College Area

30 & Fort Street, Omaha
NE, 68111-1610
Tel: (402)457-2400
17,376 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 17,376 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 17%.
Metropolitan Community College Area is one of 9 community colleges within Douglas County, NE.
The nearest community college is Universal College of Healing Arts (2.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Metropolitan Community College Area 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 17,376 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has increased from 35:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 25% over five years.
Total Enrollment
17,376 students
1,287 students
Metropolitan Community College Area Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
6,617 students
832 students
Metropolitan Community College Area Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 10,759 students
1,021 students
Metropolitan Community College Area Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Metropolitan Community College Area sch enrollment Metropolitan Community College Area sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
4%
2%
Metropolitan Community College Area Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
5%
7%
Metropolitan Community College Area Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
14%
12%
Metropolitan Community College Area Black (2006-2012)
% White
74%
66%
Metropolitan Community College Area White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Metropolitan Community College Area More (2007-2012)
Metropolitan Community College Area sch ethnicity Metropolitan Community College Area 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. 0.43 0.45
Metropolitan Community College Area Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,520 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,668 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,520 $5,845
Metropolitan Community College Area In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,668 $10,047
Metropolitan Community College Area Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Omaha public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $10,284 per year for in-state students and $10,858 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,999 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Omaha is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

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 0.41, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Omaha is Herzing University Omaha. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.