Metropolitan Community College Area

30 & Fort Street
Omaha, NE 68111-1610
Tel: (402)457-2400
  • 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 14,675 students (38% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the state community college average of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 19%.
  • Metropolitan Community College Area is one of 6 community colleges within Douglas County, NE.
  • The nearest community college to Metropolitan Community College Area is Universal College of Healing Arts (2.3 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 601 teachers has grown by 34% over five years.
Metropolitan Community College Area(NE) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty601 staff20 staff
Metropolitan Community College Area Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Metropolitan Community College Area has declined by 15% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Metropolitan Community College Area diversity score of 0.43 is more than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment14,675 students1,769 students
Metropolitan Community College Area Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
Metropolitan Community College Area Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students5,545 students477 students
Metropolitan Community College Area Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students9,130 students1,292 students
Metropolitan Community College Area Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Metropolitan Community College Area Enrollment Breakdown NE All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
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Metropolitan Community College Area American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
3%
2%
Metropolitan Community College Area Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
7%
7%
Metropolitan Community College Area Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
12%
6%
Metropolitan Community College Area Black (2007-2016)
% White
74%
81%
Metropolitan Community College Area White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
--
Metropolitan Community College Area Hawaiian (2008-2009)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
Metropolitan Community College Area More (2008-2016)
% Non Resident races
--
Metropolitan Community College Area Non Resident (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Metropolitan Community College Area Ethnicity Breakdown NE All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.430.33
Metropolitan Community College Area Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
14%
33%
Metropolitan Community College Area Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,000$36,400
Metropolitan Community College Area Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,610 is less than the state average of $3,081. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $3,803 is less than the state average of $4,438. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,610$3,081
Metropolitan Community College Area In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$3,803$4,438
Metropolitan Community College Area Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid67%92%
Metropolitan Community College Area % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$8,272$15,625
Metropolitan Community College Area Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$6,334
Metropolitan Community College Area Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
Omaha community colleges have a diversity score of 0.48, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Omaha is Vatterott College-Spring Valley. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.