Glen Oaks Community College

62249 Shimmel Rd, Centreville
MI, 49032-9719
Tel:
1,270 students
Public institution

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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 1,270 students (51% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Glen Oaks Community College is the only community colleges within Saint Joseph County, MI.
The nearest community college is Harrison College-Elkhart (24.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
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

Student Body

The student population of 1,270 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 52% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,270 students
1,283 students
Glen Oaks Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
649 students
832 students
Glen Oaks Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 621 students
1,020 students
Glen Oaks Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Glen Oaks Community College sch enrollment Glen Oaks Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Glen Oaks Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Glen Oaks Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
2%
12%
Glen Oaks Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
96%
66%
Glen Oaks Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Glen Oaks Community College More (2007-2011)
Glen Oaks Community College sch ethnicity Glen Oaks Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.08 0.45
Glen Oaks Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,828 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has declined by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,740 is less than the state average of $10,075. The out-state tuition has declined by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,828 $5,940
Glen Oaks Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,740 $10,075
Glen Oaks Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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