Mt Hood Community College

Gresham, OR 97030
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Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) is located in Gresham, Oregon. MHCC was established back in 1966 and it now serves more than 33,000 students. This school boasts a 212-acre main campus and it even has other education centers in the area to better provide for its many students. This community college offers many associate’s degree programs and also has several certificate options. It has been accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. This school also allows for many easy transfer opportunities for graduates who are looking to continue on at four-year universities.

he MHCC nursing program is an associate’s degree nursing program that is highly sought after. The MHCC nursing program also accepts advanced placement applications from current LPNs and army medics who are seeking advanced placement in the RN program. MHCC is a partner school in the Oregon Consortium for Nursing Education. This nursing program is approved by the Oregon State Board of Nursing.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students8,680
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate60%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 0 0
Certificate 0 0
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 86.4%
  • NCLEX-RN: 89.1%

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Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
09/01/1972 - 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$100/credit
In State Students$100/credit
Out of State Students$209/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 $4,500 $4,500 $9,405
ADN 70 $7,000 $7,000 $14,630
BSN 125 $12,500 $12,500 $26,125
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, 77% of Mt Hood 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% $4,139
Other Federal Grant 6% $817
State Grant & Scholarships 54% $2,348
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 8% $1,842
Federal Student Loans 20% $4,785
Private Loans -- $1,817


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$6,709
$30,001 to $48,000$7,609
$48,001 to $75,000$8,850
$75,001 to $110,000$10,473
Over $110,000$10,325

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Oregon state board of nursing.
Mt Hood Community College
26000 SE Stark St
Gresham, OR 97030

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