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 Metropolitan Community College 

Name: Metropolitan Community College
President: Randy Schmailzl
City: Omaha
State: NE
Type: Public
Campus Setting: Large City, Suburban, Rural (Multiple campuses located throughout greater Omaha)
Year Established: 1974


Metropolitan Community College

Student Characteristics Based on Fall 2010 IPEDS Data

2010 Fall Credit Enrollment
Total: 18,523
Part Time: 56.9%
Full Time: 43.1%

Male: 43.2%
Female: 56.8%

African American: 13.4%
Asian/Pacific Islander: 3.2%
Hispanic: 6.2%
Native American: 0.9%
White: 71.9%
Other: 4.4%


 Metropolitan Community College President
Randy Schmailzl

 Metropolitan Community College Board Chair
Linda McDermitt
Board Chair

Quote from the President

“Metropolitan Community College (MCC) is a comprehensive, public community college that offers affordable, accessible, quality education. As the second largest postsecondary institution in the state, MCC has the largest and most diverse enrollment of the six community colleges in Nebraska. To meet the needs of this diverse population, MCC provides flexible education opportunities through multiple delivery models and convenient locations for students of all ages, interests and backgrounds. Wrap-around and developmental education programs, such as English language learner, GED and refresher courses, are available for students to ensure the best possibility of academic success. “

Interesting Facts

  • MCC offers more than 100 career programs in business administration, computer and construction technologies, nursing and allied health, social sciences and services and visual and electronic technologies.
  • The average age of an MCC student is 29.
  • MCC serves nearly 50,000 credit and noncredit students annually; nearly a quarter of those students are minorities.
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