Glen Oaks Community College

  • Our mission is to provide excellence in education, whether your requirement is completion of transfer courses, vocational-technical programs, distance learning programs, or continuing education programs. Our dedicated professional faculty and staff are committed to your successful learning experience and to the achievement of your future goals.
School Highlights
  • Glen Oaks Community College serves 1,104 students (35% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 39:1 is higher than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 31%.
  • Glen Oaks Community College is the only community colleges within Saint Joseph County, MI.
  • The nearest community college to Glen Oaks Community College is Kalamazoo Valley Community College (25.2 miles away).

Top Placements

Glen Oaks Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Glen Oaks Community College(MI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty28 staff100 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Glen Oaks Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Glen Oaks Community College diversity score of 0.21 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,104 students3,505 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio39:135:1
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# Full-Time Students389 students1,591 students
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# Part-Time Students715 students1,914 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
4%
3%
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% Black
1%
14%
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% White
89%
69%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
8%
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Diversity Score0.210.50
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College Completion Rate
26%
14%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,400$30,600
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,476 is less than the state average of $5,223. The in-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $5,268 is less than the state average of $7,110. The out-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,476$5,223
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,268$7,110
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid85%88%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,667$12,011
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,000$5,500
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Glen Oaks Community College is a comprehensive post-secondary educational institution, encompassing a commitment to college transfer courses, vocational-technical education programs, lifelong education, community services, and student support programs. Glen Oaks Community College is committed to excellence in teaching and learning, providing a supportive environment and maintaining high expectations for achievement. The Glen Oaks environment is characterized by a genuine, caring, concern for all individuals. Glen Oaks is committed to being an integral part of the community it serves. All citizens who can benefit should have access to the College's programs and services. Glen Oaks prides itself on the fact that thousands of its graduates have successfully transferred to 4-year colleges and universities and gone on to make significant contributions in their chosen career fields. Smooth transfer of credits from Glen Oaks is assured if you fulfill the requirements for the transfer associate degrees. Glen Oaks Community College received approval from the State of Michigan in 1965 to offer collegiate level courses. Full accreditation status was conferred upon Glen Oaks by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools (NCA) in April, 1975.

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Michigan community colleges have a diversity score of 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Henry Ford Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.