Monroe County Community College

1555 South Raisinville Road
Monroe, MI 48161
Tel: (734)242-7300
3,777 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 3,777 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Monroe County Community College is the only community colleges within Monroe County, MI.
The nearest community college is Davis College (17.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 111 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Monroe County 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 111 staff
59 staff
Monroe County Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 3,777 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,777 students
1,282 students
Monroe County Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 34:1
Monroe County Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,313 students
810 students
Monroe County Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,464 students
1,017 students
Monroe County Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Monroe County Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Monroe County Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Monroe County Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Monroe County Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Monroe County Community College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
Monroe County Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
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. 0.12 0.53
Monroe County Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,170 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 30% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,710 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 30% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,170 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,710 $10,294
Monroe County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97%
Monroe County Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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
  • Toledo Davis College
    Private for-profit
    4747 Monroe St
    Toledo, OH 43623
    17.5  Mi  |  218  students
  • Toledo Mercy College of Ohio
    Private not-for-profit
    2221 Madison Avenue
    Toledo, OH 43604
    18.2  Mi  |  1192  students
  • Toledo Herzing University Toledo
    5212 Hill Avenue
    Toledo, OH 43615
    (419) 776-0300
    21.6  Mi  |  149  students
  • Toledo Herzing University-Toledo
    Private for-profit
    5212 Hill Ave
    Toledo, OH 43615
    21.6  Mi  |  226  students
  • Perrysburg Owens Community College
    30335 Oregon Rd
    Perrysburg, OH 43551
    22.9  Mi  |  14713  students
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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 81%. 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 0.38, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Lansing Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.