Blue Mountain Community College

Pendleton, OR 97801
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Blue Mountain Community College is one of the seventeen public 2-year colleges in Oregon. The campus is located in a rural area, in Pendleton.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,417 students attend the school. Every year 38% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Blue Mountain Community College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $4,635, and fees were $1,363. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $13,905 and $1,363 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Number of Students1,417
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePublic
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate27%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 2 16
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 95.8%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
06/01/1968 - Current

Admission

100%

Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$103/credit
In State Students$103/credit
Out of State Students$309/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $4,635 $4,635 $13,905
ADN 70 $7,210 $7,210 $21,630
BSN 125 $12,875 $12,875 $38,625
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 84% of Blue Mountain Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 46% $3,511
Other Federal Grant 10% $445
State Grant & Scholarships 49% $2,230
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 30% $1,875
Federal Student Loans 15% $5,170
Private Loans 2% $6,892

$10,827

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$9,715
$30,001 to $48,000$9,384
$48,001 to $75,000$11,737
$75,001 to $110,000$13,517
Over $110,000$14,377

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Student Population

1,417

Undergrads

0

Graduates

801

Women

616

Men

59%

Full-time

41%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
60%
Hispanic
28%
Two or more races
4%
Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Black/African American
1%
Asian
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
1%
Non-resident alien
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Oregon state board of nursing.

Blue Mountain Community College
2411 NW Carden Ave
Pendleton, OR 97801
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