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Metropolitan Community College is a public institution situated in Omaha, Nebraska. Omaha is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

142 Undergraduate Degrees

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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.

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#15 Most Popular Online Computer Science Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#39 Most Popular Computer Science 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
#7 Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Most Popular Computer Information Systems 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:

Since Metropolitan Community College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Metropolitan Community College?

18% Take Out Loans
14.7% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. 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 2nd 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 #424 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially 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
Computer Information Systems 44%
General Computer & Information Sciences 44%

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
General Computer & Information Sciences #18
Computer Information Systems #36

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 Computer Science Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
General Computer & Information Sciences 20 110 10 140
Informatics 1 0 0 1
Information Technology 0 0 1 1
General Computer Programming 0 0 0 0
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 0 0 0 0
General Information Science 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 21 110 11 142


*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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