Wayne County Community College District

801 W. Fort Street, Detroit
MI, 48226
Tel: (313)496-2600
18,176 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 18,176 students (21% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 76% 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 - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Wayne County Community College District 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 18,176 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 108:1 has increased from 85:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment
18,176 students
1,287 students
Wayne County Community College District Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
3,903 students
832 students
Wayne County Community College District Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 14,273 students
1,021 students
Wayne County Community College District Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Wayne County Community College District sch enrollment Wayne County Community College District sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1% 1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Wayne County Community College District Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Wayne County Community College District Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
72%
12%
Wayne County Community College District Black (2006-2012)
% White
24%
66%
Wayne County Community College District White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Wayne County Community College District sch ethnicity Wayne County Community College District 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. 0.42 0.45
Wayne County Community College District Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,644 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 40% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $2,644 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 40% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,644 $5,845
Wayne County Community College District In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $2,644 $10,047
Wayne County Community College District Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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.

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Did You Know?
For Wayne County, MI public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,138 per year for in-state students and $7,625 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $7,740 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Wayne County, MI is 70%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Wayne County, 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 0.45. The most diverse community college in Wayne County, MI is Baker College of Allen Park. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.