Monroe County Community College

1555 South Raisinville Road
Monroe, MI 48161-9746
Tel: (734)242-7300
3,482 students
Public institution
Monroe County Community College was established to provide a variety of higher education opportunities for the residents of Monroe County. The College mission is to provide programs for students planning to transfer to four-year institutions; programs for students seeking an associate's degree or certificate in an occupational area; general education courses/experiences integrated throughout the curriculum; training and retraining for business and industry; a strong complement of student support services and other activities to meet the lifelong educational and employment needs of its students.
School Highlights
Monroe County Community College serves 3,482 students (33% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Monroe County Community College is the only community colleges within Monroe County, MI.
The nearest community college is Davis College (17.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 103 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
College Monroe County 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 103 staff
62 staff
Monroe County Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 3,482 has declined by 24% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 24% over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,482 students 1,371 students
Monroe County Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 34:1
22:1
Monroe County Community College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 1,153 students
779 students
Monroe County Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 2,329 students
1,083 students
Monroe County Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Monroe County Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
5%
Monroe County Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
3%
20%
Monroe County Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
2%
15%
Monroe County Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
80%
49%
Monroe County Community College White (2006-2014)
% Unknown races
14%
6%
Monroe County Community College Unknown (2006-2014)
Monroe County 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. 0.36 0.70
Monroe County Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,680 is more than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 35% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,220 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 33% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,680 $5,664
Monroe County Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,220 $10,360
Monroe County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95%
90%
Monroe County Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Founded in 1964, Monroe County Community College is a public, two-year institution supported by tax monies from Monroe County, educational funds from the State of Michigan, and student tuition. Our 210-acre Main Campus is centrally located in Monroe County with easy access to Detroit and Toledo. The Whitman Center, located in Bedford Township near the Michigan-Ohio border, was established in 1991. The Monroe County Community College campus, located on South Raisinville Road, opened for students in October 1967. The campus buildings are related to one another by an attractively landscaped center mall. Each building is both functionally and esthetically designed. The Campbell Learning Resources Center is the focal point of the campus. This two-story building contains classrooms, faculty offices, and the necessary space to house library facilities for a collection of over 46,000 volumes, and over 300 current subscriptions as well as electronic access to thousands of magazines and journals. Monroe County Community College is a nationally accredited institution of higher learning with college classes for students interested in transfer courses or occupational degrees in a variety of formats. The college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Davis College
    Private for-profit
    193 students | 17.50 Mi4747 Monroe St
    Toledo OH 43623
    (419)473-2700
    17.50193
  • Mercy College of Ohio
    Private not-for-profit
    1,196 students | 18.20 Mi2221 Madison Avenue
    Toledo OH 43604
    (419)251-1313
    18.201,196
  • Herzing University-Toledo
    Private for-profit
    193 students | 21.60 Mi5212 Hill Ave
    Toledo OH 43615
    (419)776-0300
    21.60193
  • 12,561 students | 22.90 Mi30335 Oregon Rd
    Perrysburg OH 43551
    (567)661-7000
    22.9012,561
  • 286 students | 23.70 Mi1505 Holland Road
    Maumee OH 43537
    (419)720-6670
    23.70286
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.