Glen Oaks Community College

62249 Shimmel Rd
Centreville, MI 49032-9719
Tel: (269)467-9945
1,104 students
Public institution
Our mission is to provide excellence in education, whether your requirement is completion of transfer courses, vocational-technical programs, distance learning programs, or continuing education programs. Our dedicated professional faculty and staff are committed to your successful learning experience and to the achievement of your future goals.
School Highlights
Glen Oaks Community College serves 1,104 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 39:1 is higher than the state community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Glen Oaks Community College is the only community colleges within Saint Joseph County, MI.
The nearest community college is Harrison College-Elkhart (24.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 54% over five years.
College Glen Oaks Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 28 staff
62 staff
Glen Oaks Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 1,104 has declined by 34% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has increased from 27:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.21 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 19% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,104 students 1,371 students
Glen Oaks Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 39:1
22:1
Glen Oaks Community College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 389 students
779 students
Glen Oaks Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 715 students
1,083 students
Glen Oaks Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Glen Oaks Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
5%
Glen Oaks Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
4%
20%
Glen Oaks Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
1%
15%
Glen Oaks Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
89%
49%
Glen Oaks Community College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Glen Oaks Community College More (2007-2014)
% Unknown races
2%
6%
Glen Oaks Community College Unknown (2006-2014)
Glen Oaks Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.21 0.70
Glen Oaks Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,476 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,268 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,476 $5,664
Glen Oaks Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,268 $10,360
Glen Oaks Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 85%
90%
Glen Oaks Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Glen Oaks Community College is a comprehensive post-secondary educational institution, encompassing a commitment to college transfer courses, vocational-technical education programs, lifelong education, community services, and student support programs. Glen Oaks Community College is committed to excellence in teaching and learning, providing a supportive environment and maintaining high expectations for achievement. The Glen Oaks environment is characterized by a genuine, caring, concern for all individuals. Glen Oaks is committed to being an integral part of the community it serves. All citizens who can benefit should have access to the College's programs and services. Glen Oaks prides itself on the fact that thousands of its graduates have successfully transferred to 4-year colleges and universities and gone on to make significant contributions in their chosen career fields. Smooth transfer of credits from Glen Oaks is assured if you fulfill the requirements for the transfer associate degrees. Glen Oaks Community College received approval from the State of Michigan in 1965 to offer collegiate level courses. Full accreditation status was conferred upon Glen Oaks by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools (NCA) in April, 1975.

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Did You Know?
For Michigan public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,508 per year for in-state students and $5,995 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,883 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Michigan is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Michigan community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.48, which is lower than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Henry Ford Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.