Mt Hood Community College

Tel: 5034916422
  • Mt. Hood Community College affords all people a knowledge-based education, giving them the ability to make life choices; adapt to change; build strong communities; contribute to and derive benefit from the new economy; and become part of a skilled workforce.
School Highlights
  • Mt Hood Community College serves 9,276 students (23% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 34%.
  • Mt Hood Community College is one of 6 community colleges within Multnomah County, OR.
  • The nearest community college to Mt Hood Community College is Everest College-Vancouver (9.9 miles away).

Top Placements (Oregon)

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 285 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Mt Hood Community College(OR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty285 staff105 staff
Mt Hood Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Mt Hood Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Mt Hood Community College diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 116% over five years.
Total Enrollment9,276 students2,071 students
Mt Hood Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio33:128:1
Mt Hood Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students2,166 students844 students
Mt Hood Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students7,422 students1,227 students
Mt Hood Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Mt Hood Community College Enrollment Breakdown OR All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Mt Hood Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Mt Hood Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Mt Hood Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Mt Hood Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Mt Hood Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Mt Hood Community College More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Mt Hood Community College Ethnicity Breakdown OR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.690.53
Mt Hood Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Mt Hood Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$37,100$32,200
Mt Hood Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,933 is less than the state average of $5,223. The in-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,857 is less than the state average of $8,497. The out-state tuition has declined by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,933$5,223
Mt Hood Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,857$8,497
Mt Hood Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid82%82%
Mt Hood Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$13,774$15,375
Mt Hood Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,156
Mt Hood Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)


Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Cross Country, Softball,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Mt. Hood Community College opened in 1966. The college is financed by local property tax funds, state reimbursement funds and student tuition. Local voters established the college tax base in 1968 and approved tax base increases in 1970 and 1980. Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) has become one of the premiere institutions of higher education in Oregon and is the choice for students from throughout the Pacific Northwest. Located in the shadow of majestic Mount Hood, MHCC serves nearly 28-thousand students each year. Classes are offered on the 200-acre main campus in Gresham, as well as satellite campuses throughout the district. At Mt. Hood Community College you'll find highly skilled faculty members providing you the best in educational opportunities. Offering over 60 professional/technical programs, as well as a variety of university transfer possibilities, MHCC prepares you for the jobs of today and tomorrow. Mt. Hood Community College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) and is approved as a veterans' training institution by the Veterans Administration.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Everest College-Vancouver
    Private, for profit
    247 students | 9.90 Mi120 NE 136th Ave Ste 130
    Vancouver WA  98684
  • 804 students | 12.30 Mi1425 NE Irving Street, Bldg 300
    Portland OR  97232
  • Carrington College-Portland
    Private, for profit
    100 students | 12.60 Mi2004 Lloyd Center, 3rd Floor
    Portland OR  97232
  • 161 students | 13.60 Mi600 SW 10th, Suite 400
    Portland OR  97205
  • 452 students | 13.80 Mi600 SW 10th Avenue, Suite 500
    Portland OR  97205
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Did You Know?
Multnomah County, OR community colleges have a diversity score of 0.59, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Multnomah County, OR is Mt Hood Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.