Henry Ford Community College

Tel: (313)845-9600
14,106 students
Public institution

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We, of Henry Ford Community College, are dedicated to the education and enrichment of our students and community. As a comprehensive community college with a diverse student population, we value teaching and learning. To prepare our students for a rapidly changing world and workplace, we are committed to providing knowledge, communication skills, and cultural opportunities. We foster critical thinking, creativity, integrity, and self-esteem.
School Highlights:
Henry Ford Community College serves 14,106 students (36% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 38:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Henry Ford Community College is one of 5 community colleges within Wayne County County, MI.
The nearest community college is Baker College of Allen Park (3.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 371 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Henry Ford Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 371 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 14,106 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 38:1 has decreased from 47:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
14,106 students
1,269 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 38:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students
5,048 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 9,058 students
1,017 students
Henry Ford Community College sch enrollment Henry Ford Community College sta enrollment
% Asian
2%
2%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
% Black
23%
12%
% White
45%
57%
% Two or more races"
1% 2%
% Unknown races
25%
3%
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Henry Ford Community College sch ethnicity Henry Ford 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. 0.48 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,958 is less than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,078 is less than the state average of $10,252. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,958 $5,740
Henry Ford Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,078 $10,252
Henry Ford Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86%
89%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

HFCC has more than 50 years experience delivering specialized training to business and industry. It was the first community college in the nation to work with union and management leaderships to design and deliver joint training programs. The corporate training division of the college has served more than 68,000 employees, 575 different businesses and nearly 400 individuals in workplace training programs. The staff of the University Transfer, Advising and Career Counseling Center can assist you with selecting a career path and planning the courses necessary to complete your educational goals. Whether your goal is to transfer to a university or complete a program that will prepare you to enter the workforce immediately, HFCC's licensed professional counselors can help you. At Henry Ford Community College, we believe in rewarding academic excellence by helping finance students' education through scholarships. They are made possible by the HFCC Trustees, the HFCC Foundation Board, generous alumni, other friends of the College, local businesses, organizations, faculty, staff, and those who believe in your future and in the value of education. Henry Ford Community College is accredited by the The Higher Learning Commission, a commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the Michigan Commission on College Accreditation.

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Did You Know?
Wayne, MI 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 0.43, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Wayne, MI is Baker College of Allen Park. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.