Wayne County Community College District

Tel: (313)496-2600
18,119 students
Public institution
WCCCD’s mission is to empower individuals, businesses and communities to achieve their goals through accessible services, culturally diverse experiences and globally competitive higher education and career advancement programs.
School Highlights:
Wayne County Community College District serves 18,119 students (21% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 50:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Wayne County Community College District is one of 5 community colleges within Wayne County, MI.
The nearest community college is Baker College of Allen Park (8.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 363 teachers has grown by 51% over five years.
Wayne County Community College District 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 363 staff
59 staff
Wayne County Community College District Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 18,119 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 50:1 has decreased from 100:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment
18,119 students
1,282 students
Wayne County Community College District Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 50:1
22:1
Wayne County Community College District student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
3,862 students
810 students
Wayne County Community College District Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 14,257 students
1,017 students
Wayne County Community College District Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Wayne County Community College District Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
Wayne County Community College District Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Wayne County Community College District Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
66%
12%
Wayne County Community College District Black (2006-2013)
% White
16%
57%
Wayne County Community College District White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Wayne County Community College District More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
12%
3%
Wayne County Community College District Unknown (2006-2013)
Wayne County Community College District 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. 0.42 0.53
Wayne County Community College District Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,980 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,700 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,980 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,700 $10,294
Wayne County Community College District Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91%
89%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Wayne County Community College District has completed 35 years of uninterrupted operation and development of comprehensive educational services. Both directly and indirectly, our students and the 2.3 million people living within the College's service district have enjoyed the benefits of constantly improved instructional programs and community services. The Wayne County Community College District (WCCCD) is a multi-campus multi-cultural institution seeking to improve the quality of life in our communities. WCCCD provides affordable higher education and flexible training opportunities through a diverse catalog of courses, programs, and initiatives. The College's five campuses are located in industrial, rural and metropolitan areas where a major share of Michigan's technical and skilled occupations is located. Because of the diversity of its service areas, WCCCD places a strong emphasis on occupational and career programs, and traditional college and university transfer programs, including those within the liberal arts discipline. For many of our students the college offers an opportunity to transfer to four – year colleges or universities to obtain advanced degrees. Others pursue self-enrichment through a wide variety of non-credit workshops, from personal financial planning and property management to basic and intermediate computer skill training, through the college's Community Education Department. Wayne County Community College District has received a 10-year accreditation at the associate's degree levels by the Commission on Institutions Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Allen Park Baker College of Allen Park
    Private not-for-profit
    4500 Enterprise Dr
    Allen Park, MI 48101
    (313)425-3700
    8.5  Mi  |  3784  students
  • Detroit Lewis College Of Business
    Private, non-profit
    17370 Meyers Rd
    Detroit, MI 48235
    (313)862-6300 x 239
    8.7  Mi  |   students
  • Dearborn Henry Ford Community College
    Public
    5101 Evergreen Rd
    Dearborn, MI 48128
    (313)845-9600
    9.2  Mi  |  14106  students
  • Warren Macomb Community College
    Public
    14500 E Twelve Mile Rd
    Warren, MI 48088
    (586)445-7999
    12.9  Mi  |  23446  students
  • Southfield DeVry University-Michigan
    Private for-profit
    26999 Central Park Blvd Ste 125
    Southfield, MI 48076
    (248)213-1610
    14.7  Mi  |  0  students
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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.