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IPEDS ID: 181303
OPE ID: 01258600
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Metropolitan Community College Area
30 & Fort Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68111-1610
General information:  (402) 457-2400
Type:  2-year, Public
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  17,376 (all undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  18 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Urban-serving Multicampus
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty by primary function, Fall 2012Full timePart time
Total faculty252950
Research and public service00
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
Tuition and fees
Books and supplies$1,800$1,800$1,350$1,3500.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$5,400$5,400$7,440$6,255-15.9%
Off Campus
Room and board$5,400$5,400$7,440$6,255-15.9%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
On Campus$12,589$12,589$13,800$12,465-9.7%
Off Campus$12,589$12,589$13,800$12,465-9.7%
Off Campus with Family$7,189$7,189$6,360$6,210-2.4%
On Campus$13,647$13,647$14,948$13,658-8.6%
Off Campus$13,647$13,647$14,948$13,658-8.6%
Off Campus with Family$8,247$8,247$7,508$7,403-1.4%
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Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
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Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2012-2013
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid188772%————
Grant or scholarship aid76061%$3,474,377$4,572
Federal grants64552%$2,803,712$4,347
Pell grants64552%$2,737,798$4,245
Other federal grants23519%$65,914$280
State/local government grant or scholarships24620%$123,254$501
Institutional grants or scholarships26722%$547,411$2,050
Student loan aid24620%$958,634$3,897
Federal student loans24620%$958,634$3,897
Other student loans00%$0
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid17,55143%$27,964,792$3,703
Pell grants5,76533%$21,528,418$3,734
Federal student loans2,85516%$10,458,131$3,663
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$7,345$7,400$7,639
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2010-20112011-20122012-2013
$0 – $30,000$6,746$7,533$7,772
$30,001 – $48,000$7,390$7,555$8,030
$48,001 – $75,000$9,270$8,613$7,917
$75,001 – $110,000$10,324$8,822$10,723
$110,001 and more$10,632$10,994$7,473
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2012
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)17,376
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment0
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 38%
Part-time: 62%Student Gender:
Male: 44%
Female: 56%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 1%
Asian: 3%
Black or African American: 13%
Hispanic/Latino: 8%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 69%
Two or more races: 1%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 53%
25 and over: 47%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 93%
Out-of-state: 5%
Foreign countries: 0%
Unknown: 3%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2011.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 17%
Enrolled in some distance education: 12%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 71%
  • This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students
Student retention:
Full-time students: 50%
Part-time students: 35%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2011 and Returned in Fall 2012
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 25 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2012.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 12%
Transfer-out rate: 23%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by gender
Overall graduation rate by gender:
Male: 14%
Female: 11%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 19%
Black or African American: 6%
Hispanic/Latino: 16%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 14%
Two or more races: 12%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Graduation Rates by Time to Completion

Graduation rates can be measured over different lengths of time. "Normal time" is the typical amount of time it takes full-time students to complete their program. For example, the "normal" amount of time for many associate's degree programs is 2 years. Not all students complete within the normal time, so graduation rates are measured by other lengths of time as well, including "150% of normal time" (e.g., 3 years for a 2-year program) and "200% of normal time," or twice as long as the normal time (e.g., 4 years for a 2-year program).

Graduation Rates for Students Who Began Their Program in Fall 2009 or Fall 2010, by Time to Completion
Graduation Rates for Students Who Began Their Program in Fall 2009 or Fall 2010, by Time to Completion
Within "Normal time" for the program: 4%
Within 150% of "Normal time" for the program: 12%
Within Twice as Long as "Normal time" for the program: 17%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgram<1
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General12212
Category total12212
Architecture and Related Services
Interior Architecture--0
Category total--0
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping-0d0
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General0221
Business Administration and Management, General60d14185d
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other0--
Business/Commerce, General0-0
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry--0
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce--0
Financial Planning and Services-0-
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services-0-
Management Information Systems, General--0
Operations Management and Supervision--0
Category total60d16d206d
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production--0
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design--0
Category total--0
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia-1518
Category total-1518
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General3954
Computer Programming/Programmer, General--0d
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications000
Information Science/Studies0-0
Category total3954d
Construction Trades
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection, Other16111
Construction Trades, General000
Construction Trades, Other--0
Category total39681
Engineering Science--10
Category total--10
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD5-8
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician009
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General18410
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician2312
Category total25739
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Child Care and Support Services Management4231d
Child Care Provider/Assistant-0-
Category total4231d
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Language Interpretation and Translation-3-
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other0--
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation-31
Category total061
Health Professions and Related Programs
Dental Assisting/Assistant-73
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)-027
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator45d--
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician021d80d
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General--0
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training-55-
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist-0d0
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist0--
Medical/Clinical Assistant-9-
Pre-Veterinary Studies--0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse--72
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist--18
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling01926
Category total45d111d226d
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies0-91d
Fire Science/Fire-fighting--15
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other-0-
Category total00106d
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal-915
Category total-915
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other0-0
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies23558d
Category total23558d
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician0-11
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician3115
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician0-9
Electrical/Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technology, Other--2
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician32417
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies, Other16121
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other000
Category total51675
Personal and Culinary Services
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager51452
Category total51452
Precision Production
Welding Technology/Welder1588
Category total1588
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services, General000
Category total000
Transportation and Materials Moving
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations--0
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor1--
Category total1-0
Visual and Performing Arts
Commercial and Advertising Art--41
Commercial Photography0520
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other-00
Fine/Studio Arts, General--0
Interior Design--15
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology323
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management000
Category total3779
Grand total2652211,571
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission (!)1/1/1979 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Dental Assisting (DA)7/27/1963 -  Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs(!)3/1/1993 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations262
Liquor law violations120
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault000
Motor vehicle theft001
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault000
Motor vehicle theft000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year20102009
Default rate17.6%17.6%
Number in default213156
Number in repayment1,208882
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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