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 Metropolitan Community College 

Name: Metropolitan Community College
President/CEO: 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 Enrollment: 18,523
Part Time: 56.9%
Fulltime: 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
Steve Brock
Board Chair

Quote from the President

“Metropolitan Community College 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. 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. 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

  • With a 2010-11 enrollment of 36,881 credit students and 7,989 noncredit students, MCC is the second-largest institution of higher learning in Nebraska.
  • 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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