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Mt. Hood Community College is a public institution situated in Gresham, Oregon. Gresham is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

83 Undergraduate Degrees

Where Is Mt. Hood Community College?

Location of Mt. Hood Community College

Contact details for MHCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 26000 Se Stark St, Gresham, OR 97030
Phone: 503-491-6422

How Do I Get Into MHCC?

You can apply to MHCC online at:

Mt. Hood Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Mt. Hood Community College?

20% Take Out Loans
19.1% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At MHCC, approximately 20% of students took out student loans averaging $4,672 a year. That adds up to $18,688 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at MHCC is 19.1%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Mt. Hood Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,745 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,463 undergraduate students at MHCC, with 2,745 being full-time and 4,718 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  MHCC

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,745 full-time undergraduates at MHCC, 44% are male and 56% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  MHCC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Mt. Hood Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of MHCC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 208
Black or African American 117
Hispanic or Latino 402
White 1,620
International Students 41
Other Races/Ethnicities 357

Over 31 countries are represented at MHCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, and Japan.

Online Learning at Mt. Hood Community College

643 Took All Classes Online
1,996 Took At Least One Class Online
-2.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,996 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at MHCC has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of MHCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Mt. Hood Community College was -2.0%. This is the #1,629 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at MHCC regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Mt. Hood Community College Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Registered Nursing 68 0 68
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 15 15
TOTAL 68 15 83


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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