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Located in Omaha, Nebraska, Metropolitan Community College is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

5,081 Full-Time Undergraduates
$2,880 Avg In-State Tuition

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Metropolitan Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

MCC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#108 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#325 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at MCC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Best Value Health & Medical Administrative Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Value Culinary Arts Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Value Mental & Social Health Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Value Health Sciences & Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Value Dental Support Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#25 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Best Value Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#34 Best Value Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#35 Best Value Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#54 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Metropolitan Community College?

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Contact details for MCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 30 & Fort Street, Omaha, NE 68111-1610
Phone: 531-622-2400
Website: www.mccneb.edu

Can I Afford MCC?

$2,880 In-State Tuition
18% Take Out Loans
14.7% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time MCC students paid $69 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $101 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $2,880 $4,320
Fees $225 $225
Books and Supplies $1,350 $1,350

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At MCC, approximately 18% of students took out student loans averaging $3,325 a year. That adds up to $13,300 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at MCC is 14.7%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Metropolitan Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

5,081 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 14,300 undergraduate students at MCC, with 5,081 being full-time and 9,219 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 5,081 full-time undergraduates at MCC, 47% are male and 53% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Metropolitan Community College students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 157
Black or African American 395
Hispanic or Latino 727
White 2,658
International Students 97
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,047

Over 67 countries are represented at MCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Vietnam, and Nepal.

Online Learning at Metropolitan Community College

2,745 Took All Classes Online
4,475 Took At Least One Class Online
30.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 4,475 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at MCC has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 4th most popular in Nebraska for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of MCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Metropolitan Community College was 30.2%. This is the #462 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at MCC regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at MCC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at MCC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Health Information Management #9
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician #16
Health & Medical Administrative Services #58

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Metropolitan Community College Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 91 12 25 128
Welding Technology/Welder 29 25 40 94
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 60 8 15 83
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 56 56
Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology 39 13 3 55
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 4 28 18 50
Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician 24 10 10 44
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 0 35 4 39
Electrician 0 22 8 30
Lineworker 0 30 0 30
Architectural Drafting & Architectural CAD/CADD 8 14 0 22
Medical/Clinical Assistant 0 9 11 20
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 10 8 0 18
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 0 17 0 17
Clinical/Medical Social Work 0 10 7 17
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 0 13 1 14
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 0 13 0 13
Dental Assisting/Assistant 0 4 8 12
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician 6 2 4 12
General Electrical & Power Transmission Installation/Installer 8 0 0 8
Carpentry/Carpenter 3 3 1 7
Other Building/Construction Finishing, Management, & Inspection 1 4 1 6
Restaurant, Culinary, & Catering Management/Manager 0 6 0 6
General Drafting & Design Technology/Technician 2 2 1 5
CAD/CADD Drafting &/or Design Technology/Technician 4 0 0 4
Building/Property Maintenance 2 0 0 2
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician 0 2 0 2
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder 0 2 0 2
Concrete Finishing/Concrete Finisher 1 0 0 1
Other Plumbing & Related Water Supply Services 0 1 0 1
Instrumentation Technology/Technician 0 1 0 1
Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 0 1 0 1
Energy Management & Systems Technology/Technician 1 0 0 1
Surveying Technology/Surveying 0 0 0 0
Health Information Management 0 0 0 0
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist 0 0 0 0
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist 0 0 0 0
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 0 0 0 0
Other Electrical/Electronics Maintenance & Repair Technology 0 0 0 0
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies, Other 0 0 0 0
Precision Systems Maintenance & Repair Technologies, Other 0 0 0 0
Truck & Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 293 295 213 801

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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