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Mt Hood Community College Overview

Mt Hood Community College is a public institution situated in Gresham, Oregon. Gresham is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

What Is Mt Hood Community College Known For?

3,129 Full-Time Undergraduates
$7,229 Avg Cost After Aid
  • The associate's degree is the highest degree offered at MHCC.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 34% of the faculty were full-time.

Mt Hood Community College Rankings

MHCC was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that MHCC has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for MHCC

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Veterans 1,223
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 1,314
Best Colleges for Diversity 1,356

Where Is Mt Hood Community College?

Location of Mt Hood Community College

Contact details for MHCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 26000 Se Stark St, Gresham, OR 97030
Phone: 503-491-6422
Website: www.mhcc.edu

How Do I Get Into MHCC?

You can apply to MHCC online at: https://my.mhcc.edu/ics/Admissions

Mt Hood Community College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Mt Hood Community College?

20% Take Out Loans
19.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of MHCC is $7,229. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for MHCC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$5,905 $7,008 $8,662 $10,000 $9,920

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

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

3,129 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 8,680 undergraduate students at MHCC, with 3,129 being full-time and 5,551 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,129 full-time undergraduates at MHCC, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  MHCC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of MHCC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 251
Black or African American 134
Hispanic or Latino 459
White 1,905
International Students 40
Other Races/Ethnicities 340

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

643 Took All Classes Online
1,996 Took At Least One Class Online
-2.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,996 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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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 Majors

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 12 0 0 0
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 23 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 32 0 0 0
Audiovisual Communications 15 0 0 0
Business Administration & Management 190 0 0 0
Business Support & Assistant Services 3 0 0 0
Chemistry 5 0 0 0
Computer Information Systems 41 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 5 0 0 0
Computer Systems Networking 3 0 0 0
Construction 7 0 0 0
Cosmetology 14 0 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 16 0 0 0
Dental Support Services 19 0 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 23 0 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 8 0 0 0
Economics 4 0 0 0
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 4 0 0 0
Entrepreneurial Studies 5 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 9 0 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 4 0 0 0
Fisheries Sciences 16 0 0 0
Forestry 13 0 0 0
Funeral & Mortuary Science 14 0 0 0
General Biology 26 0 0 0
General Education 38 0 0 0
General Engineering 8 0 0 0
General Engineering Technology 6 0 0 0
General English Literature 9 0 0 0
General Psychology 47 0 0 0
Geological & Earth Sciences 1 0 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 12 0 0 0
Health/Medical Prep Programs 37 0 0 0
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 15 0 0 0
Hospitality Management 5 0 0 0
Information Technology 13 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 863 0 0 0
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 3 0 0 0
Marketing 1 0 0 0
Mathematics 2 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering Technology 2 0 0 0
Mental & Social Health Services 16 0 0 0
Music 5 0 0 0
Natural Resources Conservation 9 0 0 0
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 2 0 0 0
Nursing 68 0 0 0
Outdoor Education 2 0 0 0
Philosophy 1 0 0 0
Physics 2 0 0 0
Political Science & Government 5 0 0 0
Precision Metal Working 20 0 0 0
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 6 0 0 0
Robotics Engineering 6 0 0 0
Sociology 9 0 0 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 12 0 0 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 2 0 0 0
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 20 0 0 0
Total 3,516 0 0 0

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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