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Located in Omaha, Nebraska, Metropolitan Community College is a public institution. The location of MCC is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

272 Undergraduate Degrees

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Metropolitan Community College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

MCC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#268 Most Popular Healthcare 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 Best Value Public Health Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Value Health & Medical Administrative Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Value Mental & Social Health Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Value Health Sciences & Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Value Dental Support Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Best Value Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#34 Best Value Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#35 Best Value Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#38 Best Value Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#54 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services 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

How Do I Get Into MCC?

You can apply to MCC online at:

Metropolitan 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 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

5,081 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 14,300 undergraduate students at MCC, with 5,081 being full-time and 9,219 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 5,081 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 157
Black or African American 395
Hispanic or Latino 727
White 2,658
International Students 97
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,047

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.


This school is the 7th 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 #554 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at MCC regardless of major.

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
Health Information Management #9
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician #16
Health & Medical Administrative Services #70

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 Healthcare Concentrations

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

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Registered Nursing 80 0 80
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 56 56
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 35 4 39
Medical/Clinical Assistant 9 11 20
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 17 0 17
Clinical/Medical Social Work 10 7 17
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 13 1 14
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 13 0 13
Dental Assisting/Assistant 4 8 12
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder 2 0 2
Pre-Veterinary Studies 1 0 1
General Public Health 0 1 1
Health Information Management 0 0 0
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist 0 0 0
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist 0 0 0
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 0 0 0
TOTAL 184 88 272


*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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