Mt Hood Community College

Mt Hood Community College

Mt. Hood Community College was opened in 1966 as a public community college. The campus is spread over 212 acres of land, and the college enrolls more than 25,000 students every year. There are a wide variety of academic programs in arts, science, nursing, fine arts, funeral science, and automotive technology. The college also offers distance learning courses and other general education programs.

The sports teams for Mt. Hood Community College are called the Saints. There are intercollegiate, intramural, and scholarship teams for baseball, basketball, cross-country, softball, track and field, and volleyball.

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Mt Hood Community College
26000 SE Stark St
Gresham , OR 97030
General Phone: (503) 491-6422

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Mt Hood Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts392liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine102EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Medical Support and Technology64dental hygienist, medical assistant, respiratory care tech, surgical tech
Therapy and Counseling43physical therapist assistant, mental health counseling, mental and social health services
Production Trades36machinist, machine shop assistant, sheet metal tech, welding, precision metal working
Conservation and Resource Management31conservation, fisheries sciences, forest technology
Business and Management27business management, accounting technology, entrepreneurship, sales and marketing, retail
Beauty and Cosmetology26cosmetology
Office and Administration25administrative assistant, executive secretary, office data entry, general office occupations
Mechanics and Repair25communications install and repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics, vehicle maintenance
Funeral and Mortuary Science21funeral and mortuary
Engineering Technician21architectural engineering tech, civil engineering tech, electronics tech, environmental engineering tech, mechanical engineering tech, computer engineering tech, architectural drafting, mechanical drafting
Media18journalism, radio and television, radio and TV tech, printing equipment operation
Design15graphic design
Family and Social Work13child care management, child care provider, youth services
Computer Science and Engineering10computer and info science, information technology, web design, database administration
Photography and Commercial Art10commercial art, photography
Hospitality9hospitality management, tourism and travel
Medical Administration8medical transcription, medical secretary
Transportation1commercial pilot and flight crew
Law0legal secretary
Landscaping and Horticulture0applied horticulture
Construction Trades0construction
Education and Teaching0teacher aide
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0occupational therapist assistant

Number of programs and degrees for Mt Hood Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years5451
Associate's degree81662
Award of less than 1 academic year272

Mt Hood Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Mt Hood Community College had a total enrollment of 7,588 students (4,868 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 73%
Black 3%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 7%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 9%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 7%
18-19 23%
20-21 18%
22-24 14%
25-29 13%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 7%
50-64 4%
65+ 1%

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

(International Students)1%

Mt Hood Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 56 %
Part-Time 34 %

Mt Hood Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Gresham, 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.

Mt Hood Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,380
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,698
Books and supplies $ 1,050

Financial Aid:
Mt Hood Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 320400)

Mt Hood Community College Faculty

Mt Hood 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 year5$76,2634$68,224
All faculty totalcalendar year5$76,2634$68,224

*: 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 year73$69,44277$68,980
All faculty totalacademic year73$69,44277$68,980

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

Mt Hood Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports02222

Mt Hood Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Retailing and Retail Operations
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
Information Technology
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Conservation And Resource Management
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
Forest Technology/Technician
Natural Resources/Conservation, General

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, General

Graphic Design

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Care and Support Services Management
Youth Services/Administration

Funeral And Mortuary Science
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General

Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Tourism and Travel Services Management

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other

Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production
Radio and Television
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Precision Metal Working, Other
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking
Welding Technology/Welder

Therapy And Counseling
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
Physical Therapist Assistant

Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew

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What Sets Mt Hood Community College Apart:

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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