Kirtland Community College

10775 N Saint Helen Road
Roscommon, MI 48653
Tel: (989)275-5000
2,514 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Kirtland Community College serves 2,514 students (31.70% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority American and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Kirtland Community College is the only community colleges within Roscommon County, MI.
The nearest community college is Mid Michigan Community College (40.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 55% over five years.
College Kirtland Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 31 staff
61 staff
Kirtland Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,514 teachers has grown by 38% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 19% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,514 students 1,296 students
Kirtland Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
Kirtland Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 797 students
810 students
Kirtland Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,717 students
1,036 students
Kirtland Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Kirtland Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Kirtland Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Kirtland Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Kirtland Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Kirtland Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Kirtland Community College More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
Kirtland Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Kirtland 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. 0.12 0.53
Kirtland Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,250 is less than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,760 is less than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has grown by 51% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,250 $5,694
Kirtland Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,760 $10,252
Kirtland Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91%
Kirtland Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 100% 80%


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Bowling, Cross Country, GolfBowling, Cross Country,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Food Pantry, Phi Theta Kappa, Rising Phoenix Theatre Group, Service Learning, Student Ambassador Program, Student Senate, Student Wellness Group, Veterans Helping Veterans Food Pantry, Student Senate, Phi Theta Kappa,
Rising Phoenix Theatre Group,
Service Learning,
Student Ambassador Program,
Student Wellness Group,
Veterans Helping Veterans,
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Founded in 1966, Kirtland Community College is located in the very heart of Michigan's scenic north woods. We're a land of lakes and streams, woods and meadows. Our students come from near and far and from all walks of life. When you're on our sprawling 180-acre campus and want to head for the "Great Outdoors," you don't need to go anywhere. Kirtland Community College was founded in 1966. Kirtland's campus is unmatched for its natural beauty. Carved from the hardwood and pine forest of north-central lower Michigan, the winding paths and walkways of the campus provide students, staff, and visitors with a changing panorama of seasonal sights and sounds. It is a peaceful and invigorating natural setting, perfect for academic pursuits. Kirtland offers over 40 degree and certificate programs and six transfer degree programs including the following transfer programs: Associate in Arts, Associate in Accounting, Associate in Business Administration, Associate in Computer Science, Associate in Information Systems and Associate in Science. Kirtland competes in intercollegiate athletics as a member of the Eastern Conference of the Michigan Community College Athletic Association. The Kirtland Firebirds compete in bowling, golf and cross-country. Kirtland Community College is accredited by the Michigan Commission on College Accreditation and the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The college also holds membership in the Michigan Community College Association and the American Association of Community Colleges.

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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 84%. 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 0.53, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Michigan is . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.