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Metropolitan Community College Overview

Located in Omaha, Nebraska, Metropolitan Community College is a public institution. The city atmosphere of Omaha makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Metropolitan Community College Known For?

2,247 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at MCC.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 20% of the faculty were full-time.

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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
#87 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree 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
#1 Most Popular Online Linguistics & Comparative Literature Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Most Popular Online Computer & Information Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#48 Most Popular Online Business Administration & Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#54 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#74 Most Popular Online Business, Management & Marketing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Metropolitan Community College?

Location of Metropolitan Community College

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

How Do I Get Into MCC?

You can apply to MCC online at: www.mccneb.edu/Prospective-Students/Enrollment/Apply-Now.aspx

As long as you submit the requested materials to Metropolitan Community College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Metropolitan Community College?

18% Take Out Loans
14.7% 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 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

5,263 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 14,913 undergraduate students at MCC, with 5,263 being full-time and 9,650 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 5,263 full-time undergraduates at MCC, 47% are male and 53% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  MCC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of MCC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 143
Black or African American 488
Hispanic or Latino 696
White 2,824
International Students 136
Other Races/Ethnicities 976

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 3rd 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 #690 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially 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
Computer & Information Sciences 44%
Computer Information Systems 44%
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 50%
Legal Professions 50%
Legal Support Services 50%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 25%
Liberal Arts General Studies 25%
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 50%

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
Linguistics & Comparative Literature #3
Foreign Languages & Linguistics #8
Business Support & Assistant Services #17
Legal Support Services #21
Legal Professions #27
General Business/Commerce #33
Computer Information Systems #36
Computer & Information Sciences #68
Health & Medical Administrative Services #70
Liberal Arts General Studies #76
Criminal Justice & Corrections #76
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #76
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #83
Business Administration & Management #186
Health Professions #201
Business, Management & Marketing #232

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 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 3 569 0 572
Business Administration & Management 157 142 6 305
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 125 30 35 190
Computer Information Systems 21 110 11 142
Precision Metal Working 29 25 40 94
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 60 8 15 83
Nursing 0 80 0 80
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 8 52 8 68
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 56 56
Culinary Arts 4 34 18 56
Design & Applied Arts 0 56 0 56
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 39 13 3 55
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 42 0 42
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 37 4 41
Human Services 0 27 10 37
Accounting 0 24 8 32
Legal Support Services 1 22 9 32
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 14 16 1 31
Allied Health Professions 0 26 1 27
Horticulture 8 17 1 26
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 23 0 23
Human Development & Family Studies 7 14 0 21
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 9 11 20
General Business/Commerce 0 0 18 18
Health Sciences & Services 0 17 0 17
Mental & Social Health Services 0 10 7 17
Construction Management 3 12 0 15
Dental Support Services 0 4 8 12
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 6 2 4 12
Building Management & Inspection 4 4 1 9
Fire Protection 0 9 0 9
Finance & Financial Management 7 0 1 8
Business Support & Assistant Services 2 4 1 7
Carpentry 3 3 1 7
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 0 6 6
Engineering Science 0 6 0 6
Fine & Studio Arts 0 3 0 3
Civil Engineering Technology 0 2 0 2
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 0 2 2
Communication & Media Studies 1 0 0 1
Plumbing & Water Supply 0 1 0 1
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 1 0 1
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 1 0 1
Environmental Control Technology 1 0 0 1
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 1 0 1
Public Health 0 0 1 1
Drama & Theater Arts 1 0 0 1
Hospitality Management 0 0 0 0
Management Information Systems 0 0 0 0
General Sales & Marketing 0 0 0 0
Computer Programming 0 0 0 0
Computer Systems Networking 0 0 0 0
Information Science 0 0 0 0
Engineering-Related Technologies 0 0 0 0
American Sign Language 0 0 0 0
Precision Systems Maintenance 0 0 0 0
Ground Transportation 0 0 0 0
Arts & Media Management 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 504 1,456 287 2,247

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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