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).
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
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 363 teachers has grown by 51% over five years.
College Wayne County Community College District Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 363 staff
61 staff
Wayne County Community College District Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 18,119 has declined by 15% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 35% over five years.
Total Enrollment 18,119 students 1,315 students
Wayne County Community College District Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 3,862 students
815 students
Wayne County Community College District Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 14,257 students
1,061 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%
5%
Wayne County Community College District Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
2%
20%
Wayne County Community College District Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
66%
15%
Wayne County Community College District Black (2006-2013)
% White
16%
49%
Wayne County Community College District White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Wayne County Community College District More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
13%
6%
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. 0.54 0.70
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 $5,590. 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 $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,980 $5,590
Wayne County Community College District In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,700 $10,086
Wayne County Community College District Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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 not-for-profit
    3,784 students | 8.50 Mi4500 Enterprise Dr
    Allen Park, MI 48101
    (313)425-3700
    8.503,784
  • 14,106 students | 9.20 Mi5101 Evergreen Rd
    Dearborn, MI 48128
    (313)845-9600
    9.2014,106
  • 23,446 students | 12.90 Mi14500 E Twelve Mile Rd
    Warren, MI 48088
    (586)445-7999
    12.9023,446
  • DeVry University-Michigan
    Private for-profit
    n/a students | 14.70 Mi26999 Central Park Blvd Ste 125
    Southfield, MI 48076
    (248)213-1610
    14.70n/a
  • 667 students | 16.60 Mi1522 E Big Beaver Rd
    Troy, MI 48083
    (248)524-1800
    16.60667
Did You Know?
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 0.59, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Wayne County, MI is Henry Ford Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.