Metropolitan Community College Area

Tel: (402)457-2400
15,752 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 15,752 students (38% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 17%.
Metropolitan Community College Area is one of 9 community colleges within Douglas County County, NE.
The nearest community college is Universal College of Healing Arts (2.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 596 teachers has grown by 41% over five years.
Metropolitan Community College Area 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 596 staff
60 staff
Metropolitan Community College Area Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 15,752 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 25% over five years.
Total Enrollment
15,752 students
1,269 students
Metropolitan Community College Area Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1
21:1
Metropolitan Community College Area student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
5,976 students
810 students
Metropolitan Community College Area Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 9,776 students
1,017 students
Metropolitan Community College Area Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Metropolitan Community College Area sch enrollment Metropolitan Community College Area sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
3%
2%
Metropolitan Community College Area Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
10%
7%
Metropolitan Community College Area Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
13%
12%
Metropolitan Community College Area Black (2006-2013)
% White
67%
57%
Metropolitan Community College Area White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Metropolitan Community College Area More (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
5%
3%
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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 0.53
Metropolitan Community College Area Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,610 is less than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,803 is less than the state average of $10,252. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,610 $5,740
Metropolitan Community College Area In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,803 $10,252
Metropolitan Community College Area Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 30 255
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 72%
89%
Metropolitan Community College Area % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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