Washtenaw Community College

4800 E Huron River Dr
Ann Arbor, MI 48105-4800
Tel: (734)973-3543
12,500 students
Public institution

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Washtenaw Community College has made education accessible and affordable for people in the greater Washtenaw County area for over 35 years. Comprehensive training partnerships with local and national businesses and organizations, and transfer agreements with the University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University, and UM-Dearborn make WCC an important asset in the economic and academic welfare of its community.
School Highlights:
Washtenaw Community College serves 12,500 students (33% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Washtenaw Community College is the only community colleges within Washtenaw County, MI.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Canton (11.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Washtenaw 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 12,500 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 40:1 has increased from 29:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment
12,500 students
1,388 students
Washtenaw Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
4,150 students
836 students
Washtenaw Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 8,350 students
1,036 students
Washtenaw Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Washtenaw Community College sch enrollment Washtenaw Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Washtenaw Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Washtenaw Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
15%
11%
Washtenaw Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
75%
67%
Washtenaw Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Washtenaw Community College More (2010-2012)
Washtenaw Community College sch ethnicity Washtenaw 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. 0.41 0.44
Washtenaw Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,576 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,656 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,576 $5,890
Washtenaw Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,656 $10,047
Washtenaw Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Washtenaw Community College has a comprehensive mission that includes broad-based transfer programs, occupational programs, vocational/technical programs, non-credit programs, and academic preparation classes. Our programs come in various lengths and levels of complexity. Small class sizes, expert faculty, streamlined services, university transfer programs, and facilities infused with technology are some of the things that bring students to Washtenaw Community College. For over 35 years WCC has maintained its commitment to keeping education affordable and providing a clean and picturesque environment in which to learn. We offer certificate and associate degree programs, seminars, workshops, and courses which enable people to pursue employment or advance in a career. We develop and deliver job skills and occupational education programs in partnership with business, industry, government and labor groups. We offer orientation, academic skills assessment, assistance with program and course selection, financial aid, university transfer assistance, personal and career counseling, job placement, tutoring, child care, special needs services, computer and self-paced instructional laboratories, and library services. Washtenaw Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

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Did You Know?
For Michigan public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,200 per year for in-state students and $7,502 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $9,641 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Michigan is 78%. 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 0.44. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Lansing Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.