Mt. Hood Community College: Narrative Description

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26000 Southeast Stark St.
Gresham, OR 97030-3300
Tel: (503)491-6422
Admissions: (503)491-7265
Fax: (503)491-7388
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State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1966. Setting: 212-acre suburban campus with easy access to Portland. Research spending 2003-04: $75,611. Total enrollment: 8,771. Full-time: 3,178 students, 53% women, 47% men. Part-time: 5,593 students, 57% women, 43% men. Students come from 16 states and territories, 6 other countries, 56% 25 or older. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for allied health, some professional-technical programs. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required for some: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA. Placement: CPT required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous. Preference given to state residents.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $67.50 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $213.50 per credit hour part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Library Resource Center with 64,000 books and 412 serials. 100 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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