Metropolitan Community College Area
- 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.
- The teacher population of 601 teachers has grown by 34% over five years.
|Metropolitan Community College Area||(NE) Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges||Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges|
|Institution Level||Less than 2 yrs||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Total Faculty||601 staff||20 staff|
|Total Enrollment||14,675 students||1,769 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||24:1||23:1|
|# Full-Time Students||5,545 students||477 students|
|# Part-Time Students||9,130 students||1,292 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||-||-|
|% Two or more races|
|% Non Resident races||-||-|
|% Unknown races|
|College Completion Rate|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$31,000||$35,400|
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- The nearest community college to Metropolitan Community College Area is Universal College of Healing Arts (2.3 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 14 students | 2.30 Mi8702 North 30th Street
Omaha,  NE  68112
- 22 students | 6.10 Mi7500 Mercy Road
Omaha,  NE  68124
- 720 students | 6.10 Mi5425 N. 103rd St.
Omaha,  NE  68134
- 39 students | 6.60 Mi10850 Emmet St
Omaha,  NE  68164
- 6,547 students | 8.50 Mi2700 College Rd
Council Bluffs,  IA  51503
The Online Education Initiative will greatly expand course offerings for community college students, while making the transfer process between institutions much more smooth. The Initiative has its critics, however, who decry the loss of local control over education.
A recent study reveals that job applicants with a credential or associate’s degree from a community college have slightly better chances of getting a job interview than students who attend a for-profit college or university. Since community colleges are much more budget friendly than for-profit institutions and have much better job placement results, community colleges are a much better option for employment-minded students.
After City College of San Francisco loses its accreditation, other community colleges in the state are facing warnings, sanctions and possible loss of accreditation as well.