Metropolitan Community College Area

Omaha, NE 68111
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Metropolitan Community College Area (MCC or Metro) is located in Omaha, Nebraska. This public community college used to be known as Metropolitan Technical Community College. It has multiple locations throughout the Omaha area and is known as the largest post-secondary institution in Nebraska. MCC is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. It offers students more than 100 one-year and two-year programs. Many of the school's programs are focused on career-oriented courses that will help students to find immediate employment. The school also has several associate degree opportunities that students can pursue.

The MCC nursing program also offers students several options. There is a practical nursing program, as well as an associate degree nursing program. Students can even pursue the certified nursing assistant program at this school. The ADN program is approved by the Nebraska Board of Nursing and it is also fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The curriculum will involve classroom lectures, clinical experiences, and laboratory time. 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students14,954
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate53%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 4 57
Certificate 0 0
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 8 40
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 99%
  • NCLEX-RN: 85.1%

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Northeast Community College
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Highland Community College
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Iowa Central Community College
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Hillyard Technical Center
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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1979 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
03/01/1993 - Current



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$66/credit
In State Students$66/credit
Out of State Students$97/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 $2,970 $2,970 $4,365
ADN 70 $4,620 $4,620 $6,790
BSN 125 $8,250 $8,250 $12,125
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, 63% of Metropolitan Community College Area's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 41% $3,684
Other Federal Grant 3% $467
State Grant & Scholarships 9% $649
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 26% $1,896
Federal Student Loans 23% $3,345
Private Loans -- $5,876


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$5,525
$30,001 to $48,000$5,953
$48,001 to $75,000$7,427
$75,001 to $110,000$9,189
Over $110,000$10,032

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Nebraska state board of nursing.
Metropolitan Community College Area
30 & Fort Street
Omaha, NE 68111

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