Blue Mountain Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - GoodCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Blue Mountain Community College is a small two-year, public school with 2,915 students enrolled. This school was established in 1962 and is the only college located in Pendleton, Oregon.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
32
At Blue Mountain Community College you can receive your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

BMCC follows a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 32 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Engineering, Medical Assistant, Business, and Office and Clerical Services. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
44%
Blue Mountain Community College student retention rate is very low at 44% (way below Oregon average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Blue Mountain Community College is very low - 27%. Nearly 34% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Blue Mountain Community College is reasonable, 23:1. Learn more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$11,900
Average tuition cost is close to the nationwide median, about $11,500 per year. The additional fees at Blue Mountain Community College beyond tuition are nearly $400; this makes it a total of $11,900 per year.

Read the details about Blue Mountain Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Blue Mountain Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (541) 276-1260 or check Blue Mountain Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B-
Blue Mountain Community College offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at BMCC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

ROTC
Available
No
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Blue Mountain Community College.

Based on the college crime information, Blue Mountain Community College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Blue Mountain Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Blue Mountain Community College, 2411 NW Carden Ave, Pendleton, Oregon 97801, USA
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