Blue Mountain Community College is a community college located in Pendleton, Oregon, United States, and serves Umatilla, Morrow, and Baker counties. It was established in 1962 and currently offers Associate of Arts degrees, Associate of Science degrees, Associate of Applied Science degrees, Certificates, and transfer degrees to four-year colleges. Blue Mountainalso offers a variety of distance education programs for those students residing in outlying areas.
Notable degree programs include agriculture, dental assisting, nursing, and civil engineering. Blue Mountain Community College student have plenty of opportunities; they can transfer to a four-year university, earn a four-year degree through the partnership arrangements, get the professional skills for a new career, upgrade their occupational skills and much more.
Branch offices exist in Milton-Freewater, Hermiston, Baker City and Boardman.
Students have access to the following services at any of the BMCC locations.
* Degree-planning assistance
* Courses, workshops, and other educational offerings
* Textbook purchases
* Guidance in obtaining financial aid and in applying for scholarships and grants
* Placement tests in math, writing, and reading
* Assistance with disability accommodation
* Academic advising by either visiting or calling the center
The college is accredited by the Northwest Commission on College and Universities. Moreover, the college is approved by both the State and Federal Veteranís Administration to offer education and training under the various public laws pertaining to financial aid to veterans.