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Blue Mountain Community College Overview

Located in Pendleton, Oregon, Blue Mountain Community College is a public institution. The rural area surrounding the school is great for students who prefer living in a country setting.

What Is Blue Mountain Community College Known For?

360 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at BMCC.
  • In 2017-2018, 41% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is Blue Mountain Community College?

Location of Blue Mountain Community College

Contact details for BMCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2411 Nw Carden Ave, Pendleton, OR 97801
Phone: 541-276-1260
Website: https://www.bluecc.edu

How Do I Get Into BMCC?

You can apply to BMCC online at: https://www.bluecc.edu/enrollment-services/getting-started

Blue Mountain Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Blue Mountain Community College?

12% Take Out Loans
16.6% Loan Default Rate

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 BMCC, approximately 12% of students took out student loans averaging $5,608 a year. That adds up to $22,432 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at BMCC is 16.6%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Blue Mountain Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

853 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,681 undergraduate students at BMCC, with 853 being full-time and 828 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  BMCC

Gender Diversity

Of the 853 full-time undergraduates at BMCC, 42% are male and 58% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  BMCC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of BMCC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 2
Black or African American 13
Hispanic or Latino 240
White 510
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 88

Online Learning at Blue Mountain Community College

297 Took All Classes Online
848 Took At Least One Class Online
-9.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 848 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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Online Growth Rankings of BMCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Blue Mountain Community College was -9.1%. This is the #2,566 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at BMCC regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at BMCC 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 BMCC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Teacher Education Grade Specific #332
Criminal Justice & Corrections #482

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%.

Blue Mountain Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 202 0 202
Agricultural Production 11 18 0 29
Nursing 0 16 0 16
Criminal Justice & Corrections 11 5 0 16
Accounting 10 2 2 14
Teacher Education Grade Specific 6 4 2 12
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 5 5 0 10
Computer Information Systems 1 0 7 8
Business Administration & Management 5 2 0 7
Business Support & Assistant Services 2 2 3 7
General Business/Commerce 0 5 0 5
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 0 5 5
Allied Health Professions 0 0 5 5
Fire Protection 0 5 0 5
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 4 0 4
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 2 1 1 4
Agricultural Mechanization 3 0 0 3
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 3 0 0 3
General Sales & Marketing 1 0 1 2
Computer Science 0 1 0 1
Teaching Assistants 0 1 0 1
Precision Metal Working 1 0 0 1
Hospitality Management 0 0 0 0
Construction 0 0 0 0
General Education 0 0 0 0
Civil Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Dental Support Services 0 0 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 0 0
Legal Support Services 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 61 273 26 360

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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