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

4,603 Full-Time Undergraduates
$2,970 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.

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Value Heating, Ventilation, Air & Cooling Basic Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Value Mechanic & Repair Technologies Basic Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Value Health/Medical Admin Services Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Best Heating, Ventilation, Air & Cooling Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Basic Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Best Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#30 Best Culinary Arts Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#39 Best Mechanic & Repair Technologies Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#41 Best Personal & Culinary Services Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#56 Best Health/Medical Admin Services Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards MCC has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Precision Systems Maintenance & Repair Technologies, Other Schools College Factual
#15 Best Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Schools College Factual
#15 Best Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician Schools College Factual
#37 Best Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician Schools College Factual
#46 Best Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Schools College Factual
#70 Best Computer Science Schools Computer Science Degree

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

Can I Afford MCC?

$2,970 In-State Tuition
16% Take Out Loans
13.6% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time MCC students paid $66 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $99 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $2,970 $4,455
Fees $225 $225
Books and Supplies $1,500 $1,500

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At MCC, approximately 16% of students took out student loans averaging $3,059 a year. That adds up to $12,236 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at MCC is 13.6%. 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

4,603 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 13,244 undergraduate students at MCC, with 4,603 being full-time and 8,641 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 4,603 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 111
Black or African American 284
Hispanic or Latino 678
White 2,544
International Students 77
Other Races/Ethnicities 909

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

7,712 Took All Classes Online
9,044 Took At Least One Class Online
77.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 9,044 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 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of MCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Metropolitan Community College was 77.7%. This is the #412 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at MCC regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of MCC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 53%
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder 67%
Medical/Clinical Assistant 53%

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

Major Growth Rate Rank
Medical/Clinical Assistant #4
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services #10
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder #12
Health & Medical Administrative Services #131

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
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 72 25 22 119
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 37 11 17 65
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 63 63
Medical/Clinical Assistant 0 21 22 43
Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology 23 17 0 40
Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician 18 11 9 38
Welding Technology/Welder 11 12 6 29
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 6 18 3 27
Lineworker 0 26 0 26
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 15 9 0 24
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 0 22 0 22
Electrician 0 12 8 20
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 0 14 6 20
Clinical/Medical Social Work 0 14 5 19
Architectural Drafting & Architectural CAD/CADD 5 12 0 17
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 0 17 0 17
Respiratory Care Therapy 0 16 0 16
Dental Assisting/Assistant 0 5 11 16
Restaurant, Culinary, & Catering Management/Manager 0 9 0 9
General Drafting & Design Technology 1 7 0 8
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician 5 0 2 7
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder 0 6 0 6
Carpentry/Carpenter 4 0 1 5
General Electrical & Power Transmission Installation/Installer 5 0 0 5
Civil Engineering Technology 0 4 0 4
Building/Property Maintenance 2 0 0 2
CAD/CADD Drafting &/or Design Technology 2 0 0 2
Other Building/Construction Finishing, Management, & Inspection 0 1 0 1
Concrete Finishing/Concrete Finisher 0 1 0 1
Precision Systems Maintenance & Repair Technologies, Other 0 1 0 1
Truck & Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor 1 0 0 1
Other Plumbing & Related Water Supply Services 0 0 0 0
Instrumentation Technology 0 0 0 0
Surveying Technology/Surveying 0 0 0 0
Health Information Management 0 0 0 0
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist 0 0 0 0
Other Electrical/Electronics Maintenance & Repair Technology 0 0 0 0
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies, Other 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 207 291 175 673

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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