Blue Mountain Community College

Blue Mountain Community College

Blue Mountain Community College, also known as BMCC, was established in 1962, and is located in Pendleton, Oregon, United States. The institution offers associate's degrees in arts, science, and applied science. The notable degree programs are in the fields of civil engineering, agriculture, dental assisting, and nursing. In addition, Blue Mountain Community College provides several transfer degrees, distance education programs, and certificate courses in various fields of study.

Blue Mountain Community College's athletics department fields a number of men's and women's sports teams. They compete in the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges (NAACC). The teams are nicknamed the Timberwolves, and they participate in volleyball, baseball, basketball, and softball.

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Blue Mountain Community College
2411 NW Carden Ave
Pendleton , OR 97801
General Phone: (541) 276-1260

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Blue Mountain Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts98liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine54registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Medical Support and Technology11dental assistant
Office and Administration11administrative assistant
Medical Administration9medical secretary
Family and Social Work7child care management, social work
Agricultural Science and Management7agricultural management, agricultural production, crop production
Business and Management6accounting, accounting technology, small business management, marketing, retail
Engineering Technician4civil engineering tech, electronics tech, industrial tech, drafting
Production Trades1welding
Education and Teaching1teacher aide, adult literacy instructor
Hospitality0hospitality management

Number of programs and degrees for Blue Mountain Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree16319
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years4510
Award of less than 1 academic year12

Blue Mountain Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Blue Mountain Community College had a total enrollment of 1,782 students (1,419 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 77%
Black 1%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 4%
Unknown 16%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 20%
20-21 16%
22-24 10%
25-29 14%
30-34 9%
35-39 7%
40-49 13%
50-64 7%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Blue Mountain Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 51 %
Part-Time 25 %

Blue Mountain Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Pendleton, Oregon for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Oregon Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Blue Mountain Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,261
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,805
Books and supplies $ 1,425

Financial Aid:
Blue Mountain Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 318600)

Blue Mountain Community College Faculty

Blue Mountain Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year4$64,29110$54,803
All faculty totalcalendar year4$64,29110$54,803

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year22$57,83724$55,941
All faculty totalacademic year22$57,83724$55,941

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Blue Mountain Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports123244

Blue Mountain Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agricultural Production Operations, General
Crop Production

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Retailing and Retail Operations
Small Business Administration/Management

Education And Teaching
Adult Literacy Tutor/Instructor
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Industrial Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management
Social Work

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

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What Sets Blue Mountain Community College Apart:

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% students 40 years or older
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% students on athletic fin. aid
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% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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