Metropolitan Community College Overview
Metropolitan Community College is a public institution located in Omaha, Nebraska. 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?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at MCC.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 21% of the faculty were full-time.
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.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards MCC has earned from around the web.
|#1||Best Precision Systems Maintenance & Repair Technologies, Other Schools||College Factual|
|#15||Best Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Schools||College Factual|
|#46||Best Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Schools||College Factual|
|#63||Best Computer Information Systems Schools||College Factual|
|#70||Best Computer Science Schools||Computer Science Degree|
|#101||Best Computer & Information Sciences Schools||College Factual|
Where Is Metropolitan Community College?
Contact details for MCC are given below.
|Address:||30 & Fort Street, Omaha, NE 68111-1610|
How Do I Get Into MCC?
You can apply to MCC online at: www.mccneb.edu/Prospective-Students/Enrollment/Apply-Now.aspx
Can I Afford Metropolitan Community College?
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
Of the 4,603 full-time undergraduates at MCC, 47% are male and 53% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Metropolitan Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||284|
|Hispanic or Latino||678|
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
The following chart shows how the online learning population at MCC has changed over the last few years.
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 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 #495 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%|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||25%|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||23%|
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.
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.
*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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