• 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 14,300 students (36% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the state community college average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 32%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 14,300 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,610
  • Out-state tuition: $3,803
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 46%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Metropolitan Community College Area ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Completion Rates

School Overview

The teacher population of 1,150 teachers has grown by 132% over five years.
Metropolitan Community College Area
(NE) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
1,150 staff
233 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Metropolitan Community College Area has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
The Metropolitan Community College Area diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
14,300 students
1,722 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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# Full-Time Students
5,081 students
740 students
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# Part-Time Students
9,219 students
982 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
536 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
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% Asian
3%
3%
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% Hispanic
15%
14%
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% Black
9%
5%
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% White
54%
68%
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% Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
14%
6%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score
0.66
0.51
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College Completion Rate
16%
41%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Metropolitan Community College Area and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of NE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$31,000
$35,400
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Metropolitan Community College Area and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of NE by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,610 is less than the state average of $4,615. The in-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,803 is less than the state average of $5,803. The out-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,610
$4,615
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$3,803
$5,803
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Metropolitan Community College Area and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of NE by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
63%
90%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Metropolitan Community College Area and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in NE by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$7,721
$10,071
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Metropolitan Community College Area and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in NE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$3,675
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Metropolitan Community College Area and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in NE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
96%
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 14,300 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,610
  • Out-state tuition: $3,803
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 46%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

Douglas County, NE community colleges have a diversity score of 0.64, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Douglas County, NE is CHI Health School of Radiologic Technology. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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