Metropolitan Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

Box 3777

Omaha, NE 68103-0777

(402) 457-2422

(800) 228-9553

Fax: (402) 457-2616

Contact: Pam Lewis-Rodriguez

Assistant Dean of Enrollment Services
Main Address

PO Box 3777

Omaha, NE 68103-0777

(402) 457-2400

Total undergrads: 15,055

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,443

Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,609


Urban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Admission to nursing and allied health programs based on test scores and references. Assessment testing and standardized RN entrance examination required for nursing associate degree programs. Human services programs require a “C” and approval from Human Services Faculty Review Committee.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Horticultural Services A,C
Plant/Nursery Operations A,C

Architecture & Related Programs

Interior Architecture A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial Photography A
Commercial/Advertising Art A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Theatre Arts Management A,C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A
Management Information Systems A,C

Communications Technologies

Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C

Construction Trades

Building/Property Maintenance A,C
Power/Electric Transmission A,C

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Drafting A,C
Civil Engineering/Technology A,C
Computer Software A
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C
Institutional Food Production A

Foreign Language & Literature

Sign Language Interpretation A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Assistance C
Medical Transcription C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Respiratory Therapy A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair A,C
Automotive Technology A,C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Related Services A,C

Public Administration & Services

Social Work A

Security & Protective Services

Fire Services Administration A
Police Science A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Metropolitan Community College Area Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (531) 622-2400
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 30 & Fort Street, Omaha, NE 68111-1610
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 14,300
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 9,856 (69% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $3,105
Out-of-state Tuition: $4,545
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 63%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,706

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Metropolitan Community College Area Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Metropolitan Community College Area.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 53
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1810
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 31
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 74
Construction Trades 95
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 95
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 31
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 41
Health Professions and Related Programs 1613
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 12
Legal Professions and Studies 21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 33
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 129
Personal and Culinary Services 42
Precision Production 21
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 21
Transportation and Materials Moving 1
Visual and Performing Arts 118
Grand total 11271

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Metropolitan Community College Area and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $3,105
Out-of-state $4,545
Books and supplies $1,350

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 441 63%
Grant or scholarship aid 409 59% $4,706
Student loan aid 98 14% $3,079

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 4,968 33% $3,577
Federal student loans 1,751 12% $3,530

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Metropolitan Community College Area. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Metropolitan Community College Area students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Metropolitan Community College Area Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 14,300
Undergraduate enrollment 14,300
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Metropolitan Community College Area Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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