Blue Mountain Community College’s main campus is located on a scenic 140-acre hilltop site that includes a 100-acre farm. The campus overlooks Pendleton, a city of 16,800 residents, located 210 miles east of Portland and nearly equidistant from Seattle, Spokane, and Boise.
Programs and classes include:
- College credit classes/A.A.O.T. degree
- Career-technical programs (certificate and associate of applied science degrees)
- College preparatory classes including adult basic education (ABE), general educational development (GED) preparation and testing, and English as a second language (ESL)
- Customized training for business and industry
- Continuing education classes
- Community education/personal enrichment courses
- Small Business Development Center
The Pendleton campus houses both cultural and recreational venues.
- The Betty Feves Memorial Gallery, located in Pioneer Hall, exhibits a wide variety of art and functions as an educational tool to encourage creativity and to foster an appreciation of the visual arts.
- The Bob Clapp Theatre, also in Pioneer Hall, hosts a variety of activities including concerts, lectures, and workshops and is home to the College Community Theatre, which produces three plays a year.
- The college hosts an Arts & Culture Festival in April, with a focus on diversity.
- The McCrae Activity Center houses handball and racquetball courts, a weight room, a total fitness room, a gymnasium, and a 25-meter heated swimming pool.
BMCC has a well-rounded athletic program for both men and women. The college fields intercollegiate teams in basketball, volleyball, softball, baseball, and rodeo. Students have an opportunity to become involved in the Associated Student Government (ASG), work as a student ambassador, or join a variety of student clubs, all of which provide educational, recreational, social, and leadership opportunities for interested students.
Student support services include a TRiO program (for qualified students), a Student Learning Center, a full-service library, computer labs, tutoring, career research tools and resources, and faculty advisors.
Tours of the BMCC Pendleton campus may be arranged by contacting the BMCC Student Ambassadors at 541-278-5936 or by email.(Information based on the printed 2013-14 Academic Catalog)