Muskegon Community College

221 S Quarterline Rd
Muskegon, MI 49442
Tel: (231)773-9131
4,879 students
Public institution

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Muskegon Community College, an associate degree-granting institution of higher education, is a center for lifelong learning which provides persons the opportunity to attain their educational goals by offering programs that respond to individual, community, and global needs.
School Highlights:
Muskegon Community College serves 4,879 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Muskegon Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Muskegon County, MI.
The nearest community college is Baker College of Muskegon (0.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 162 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Muskegon 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 162 staff
59 staff
Muskegon Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 4,879 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,879 students
1,282 students
Muskegon Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 30:1
22:1
# Full-Time Students
1,705 students
810 students
Muskegon Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 3,174 students
1,017 students
Muskegon Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Muskegon Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Muskegon Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Muskegon Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
9%
12%
% White
75%
57%
Muskegon Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
% Unknown races
6%
3%
Muskegon Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Muskegon 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. 0.25 0.53
Muskegon Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,380 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,180 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,380 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,180 $10,294
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 80%
89%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Muskegon Community College is a publicly supported educational institution currently serving nearly 5,000 students. Created by the Muskegon Board of Education in 1926, and housed in the then-new Muskegon Senior High School, it was one of only five two-year educational institutions in Michigan at that time. Community colleges are all about opportunity—to prepare for successful transfer to a four-year college or university—to acquire new or enhanced knowledge and skills that will advance your existing career—to earn a degree or certificate that can qualify you for a well-paying job or promotion—to complement and enrich your lifestyle with new vocational skills. Muskegon Community College, by harnessing the power of modern technology, underscores its commitment to providing West Michigan with an outstanding educational environment. Muskegon Community College, designed by Alden B. Dow, features an enclosed court, with Four-Mile Creek flowing under the wings of the building and through the court. The 111-acre campus is made up of the Academic Complex, the Technology Building, the Hendrik Meijer Information Technology Center, the Bartels-Rode Gymnasium, and the Frauenthal Foundation Fine Arts Center. Newly opened in January 2006, the Hendrik Meijer Library Information Technology Center offers students and the community the latest in communication capabilities, including wireless Internet access, state-of-the-art library facilities/technologies and classrooms, and an Internet café. The 40,000 square foot facility has three levels overlooking the woods and creek, and offers special services including interlibrary loan, photocopy machines, group study rooms, a quiet reading room, a workstation for visually impaired persons, and both group and individual orientations.

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  • Muskegon Baker College of Muskegon
    Private not-for-profit
    1903 Marquette Ave
    Muskegon, MI 49442
    (231)777-8800
    0.2  Mi  |  4021  students
  • Grand Rapids Grand Rapids Community College
    Public
    143 Bostwick Ave NE
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    (616)234-4000
    33  Mi  |  16613  students
  • Wyoming ITT Technical Institute-Wyoming
    Private for-profit
    1980 Metro Court S.W.
    Wyoming, MI 49519
    (616)406-1200
    36.4  Mi  |  383  students
  • Scottville West Shore Community College
    Public
    3000 N Stiles Rd
    Scottville, MI 49454
    (231)845-6211
    45.7  Mi  |  1480  students
  • Sidney Montcalm Community College
    Public
    2800 College Dr
    Sidney, MI 48885
    (989)328-2111
    55  Mi  |  1944  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.