Mt. Hood Community College
26000 SE Stark St.
Gresham, OR 97030
(503) 491-7393
Accrediting Agency:
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Mt. Hood Community College is a public two-year institution located in Gresham, Ore. The college was initially established in 1966. Today, MHCC serves nearly 10,000 area students. Certificate and associate degree programs are available for individuals with a wide variety of career goals and academic interests. Additional locations include the Maywood Park campus in Portland and the Bruning Center for Allied Health Education in Gresham.

Programs Offered

Available areas of study at Mt. Hood Community College range from technical career-training programs to liberal arts curricula, ideal for students looking to transfer to a four-year college or university. Majors include, but are not limited to, art, automotive technology, business management, computer information systems, education, hospitality and tourism management, mathematics, natural resources technology, nursing, political science, psychology, sociology, and surgical technology. Online courses are also available to cater to the needs of working adults and non-traditional students. The school utilizes Blackboard, a state-of-the-art virtual learning platform, for their distance learning courses. This allows students to login to the virtual classroom, complete assignments, access course materials, and participate in discussion boards at any times that are convenient for them.


Mt. Hood Community College has been accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities since 1972. Programs in funeral service education, dental hygiene, and physical therapy assisting have also earned specialized accreditation status.


Prospective Mt. Hood Community College students can apply online or, if they prefer to submit a paper copy of their application, via mail. Students will also need to request an official copy of their high school transcript or GED test scores. The school has an open admissions policy; however, some programs may have their own admissions standards. Additional steps may be required for international students and those under the age of 18. For more information about admissions and enrollment, please visit the school’s websiteor contact an admissions advisor directly.

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