Metropolitan Community College Area: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 25%

Metropolitan Community College Area Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)14,9547,0037,951

4,411 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

939 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Metropolitan Community College Area has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Metropolitan Community College Area Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Metropolitan Community College Area does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$2,745$4,343
Fees for full-time undergraduates$225$225
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$66$97

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities490490
Health Professions and Related Programs261261
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services216216
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians103103
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services7878
Construction Trades7777
Visual and Performing Arts6464
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service5656
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields3434
Personal and Culinary Services3232
Precision Production2929
Legal Professions and Studies2626
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences2525
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2020
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1414
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1414
Transportation and Materials Moving22
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics11
Grand Total1,5511,551

A total of 1,551 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Metropolitan Community College Area.

Graduation rate16%18%14%
  • Full-time retention rate - 53%
  • Part-time retention rate - 41%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarQuarter
Total FTE staff1,125
Instructional FTE557
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address30 & Fort Street
Omaha, Nebraska, 68111-1610
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population467,000