Metro Community College

By: Ryan Renner, Realtor
By: Ryan Renner, Realtor

Ryan has helped many families moving to Omaha. He moved here for college almost twenty years ago and never left. Contact him if you have any questions or need help buying a home.

MCC is the largest postsecondary institution in Nebraska. Not only can you take accredited courses but they also offer a bunch of great continuing education classes.
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Contact Info:

P.O. Box 3777
Omaha, NE 68103-0777
402-457-2400
800-228-9553

About:

Metro Community College was created in 1974, and is now the largest postsecondary institution in Nebraska. MCC is a full-service public community college supported by the taxpayers of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. The school’s first campus offered 46 programs and had a total student population of 1,059. Metro now hosts more than 50,000 credit and non-credit students at various locations.

Accreditation:

Higher Learning Commission

Campuses:

  • Applied Technology Center
  • Do Space
  • Elkhorn Valley Campus
  • Fort Omaha Campus
  • Fremont Area Center
  • MCC Express
  • Sarpy Center
  • South Omaha Campus

Facilities:

  • Institute for the Culinary Arts
  • Merle and Joy Swanson Conference Center
  • The Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology
  • Construction Education Center and Academic Skills Center

MCC Mission:

Metropolitan Community College delivers relevant, student-centered education to a diverse community of learners. Metropolitan Community College offers quality, affordable education to Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties, providing a learning environment where students can thrive and reach their academic goals. Whether a student is looking to further their education, take a professional development course or begin anew, our flexible scheduling, affordable costs, transferable credits and career services can give one the tools needed to reach dreams. 

Degrees of Study:

 

  • Applied Technology
  • Business & Human Services
  • Construction Education
  • Culinary Arts
  • Hospitality
  • Horticulture
  • English, ESL and Reading
  • Health and Public Services
  • Humanities
  • Visual Arts
  • Information Technology
  • Literacy and Workplace Skills
  • Math and Natural Science
  • Social Services

 

Do Space:

MCC offers educational programs and classes on the second floor of Do Space. Do Space is a nonprofit community technology library and digital workshop located on the corner of 72nd and Dodge Streets. Most services at Do Space are offered free of charge to members.

Do Space Amenities:

  • 219 desktop computers, tablets and laptops
  • A 3D Lab outfitted with 3D printers, 3D scanner, and laser cutter
  • Gigabit Internet connectivity including WiFi
  • Printing services including a large format printer
  • Meeting spaces for members with high-end touch screen technology
  • Technology-related workshops, classes and clubs for youth, seniors, and everyone in between
  • Community events and speakers that encourage discussion about how technology can improve the lives of Omahans

Tuition Rates:

Residents

Standard Tuition – $56/Credit Hour

Tuition for 62+ – $28/Credit Hour

CollegeNOW! High School – $28/Credit Hour

Non-Residents & International Students

Standard Tuition – $84/Credit Hour

Tuition for 62+ – $42/Credit Hour

Fees

$5/credit Hour

Colors:

Blue & White