Washtenaw Community College

4800 E Huron River Dr
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Tel: (734)973-3543
12,327 students
Public institution

Get admissions information on Washtenaw Community College and online degrees at CampusExplorer.com.

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 12,327 students (30% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% 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 County, MI.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Canton (11.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 346 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Washtenaw 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 346 staff
60 staff
Washtenaw Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 12,327 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has increased from 31:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment
12,327 students
1,269 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 36:1
21:1
Washtenaw Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
3,758 students
810 students
Washtenaw Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 8,569 students
1,017 students
Washtenaw Community College sch enrollment Washtenaw Community College sta enrollment
% Asian
3%
2%
% Hispanic
5%
7%
% Black
17%
12%
Washtenaw Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
64%
57%
% Two or more races
4%
2%
Washtenaw Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
4%
3%
% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,672 is less than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,800 is less than the state average of $10,252. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,672 $5,740
Washtenaw Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,800 $10,252
Washtenaw Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 70%
89%
Source: 2013 (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.

Get admissions information on Washtenaw Community College and online degrees at CampusExplorer.com.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Canton ITT Technical Institute-Canton
    Private for-profit
    1905 S. Haggerty Rd
    Canton, MI 48188
    (734)397-7800
    11.1  Mi  |  482  students
  • Livonia Schoolcraft College
    Public
    18600 Haggerty Road
    Livonia, MI 48152
    (734)462-4400
    15.9  Mi  |  12532  students
  • Dearborn Henry Ford Community College
    Public
    5101 Evergreen Rd
    Dearborn, MI 48128
    (313)845-9600
    22.1  Mi  |  14106  students
  • Allen Park Baker College of Allen Park
    Private not-for-profit
    4500 Enterprise Dr
    Allen Park, MI 48101
    (313)425-3700
    23.3  Mi  |  3784  students
  • Monroe Monroe County Community College
    Public
    1555 South Raisinville Road
    Monroe, MI 48161
    (734)242-7300
    26  Mi  |  3777  students
Recent Articles
5 Alternative Methods for Earning Community College Credits
5 Alternative Methods for Earning Community College Credits
Not all community college students spend their winter and summer break on vacation. Some utilize that time to take a few extra classes and earn credits that can help them graduate early. Other students test out of courses and receive credit for work experiences in order to get ahead. In this article, learn about the various methods you can use to pursue extra college credits.
Free Community College Coming Soon? President Obama Hopes So
Earlier this year, President Obama outlined a proposal that would make community college free for millions of community college students. What does it mean for you?
Mental Health Support for Community College Students
With serious mental health issues on the rise on college campuses nationwide, community colleges are scrambling to provide expanded mental health services to students.
Related School Videos

View more school videos

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.