Wayne County Community College District

Tel: (313)496-2600
16,310 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 16,310 students (20% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
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 (8.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 322 teachers has grown by 69% over five years.
College Wayne County Community College District (MI) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years Four or more years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 322 staff 94 staff
Wayne County Community College District Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 16,310 has declined by 20% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment 16,310 students 3,372 students
Wayne County Community College District Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 3,186 students 1,530 students
Wayne County Community College District Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 13,124 students 1,825 students
Wayne County Community College District Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Wayne County Community College District Enrollment Breakdown MI All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Wayne County Community College District American Indian/Alaskan (2012-2014)
% Asian
2%
2%
Wayne County Community College District Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
3%
3%
Wayne County Community College District Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
70%
14%
Wayne County Community College District Black (2006-2014)
% White
19%
70%
Wayne County Community College District White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Wayne County Community College District More (2011-2014)
% Unknown races
4%
7%
Wayne County Community College District Ethnicity Breakdown MI All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.47 0.48
Wayne County Community College District Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $2,644 is less than the state average of $4,352. The in-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $2,644 is less than the state average of $5,856. The out-state tuition has declined by 27% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,644 $4,352
Wayne County Community College District In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $2,644 $5,856
Wayne County Community College District Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91% 89%
Wayne County Community College District % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (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
  • Baker College of Allen Park
    Private, non-profit
    3,372 students | 8.50 Mi4500 Enterprise Dr
    Allen Park MI  48101
    (313)425-3700
    8.503,372
  • 13,790 students | 9.20 Mi5101 Evergreen Rd
    Dearborn MI  48128
    (313)845-9600
    9.2013,790
  • 22,914 students | 12.90 Mi14500 E Twelve Mile Rd
    Warren MI  48088
    (586)445-7999
    12.9022,914
  • DeVry University-Michigan
    Pivate, for profit
    289 students | 14.70 Mi26999 Central Park Blvd., Ste. 125
    Southfield MI  48076
    (248)213-1610
    14.70289
  • 466 students | 16.60 Mi1522 E Big Beaver Rd
    Troy MI  48083
    (248)524-1800
    16.60466
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