Mt. Hood Community College Overview
Located in Gresham, Oregon, Mt. Hood Community College is a public institution. Gresham is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.
What Is Mt. Hood Community College Known For?
- The highest award offered at MHCC is the associate's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 34% of the faculty were full-time.
Mt. Hood 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.
MHCC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#99||Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#134||Most Popular 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 MHCC.
Where Is Mt. Hood Community College?
Contact details for MHCC are given below.
|Address:||26000 Se Stark St, Gresham, OR 97030|
How Do I Get Into MHCC?
You can apply to MHCC online at: https://my.mhcc.edu/ics/Admissions
Can I Afford Mt. Hood 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 MHCC, approximately 20% of students took out student loans averaging $4,672 a year. That adds up to $18,688 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at MHCC is 19.1%. 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.
Mt. Hood Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 2,745 full-time undergraduates at MHCC, 44% are male and 56% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Mt. Hood Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||117|
|Hispanic or Latino||402|
Over 31 countries are represented at MHCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, and Japan.
Online Learning at Mt. Hood Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at MHCC has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 5th most popular in Oregon for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of MHCC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Mt. Hood Community College was -2.0%. This is the #2,330 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at MHCC regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of MHCC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||22%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||22%|
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%.
Mt. Hood 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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