Glen Oaks Community College

62249 Shimmel Rd
Centreville, MI 49032-9719
Tel: (269)467-9945
1,104 students
Public institution
  • 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).
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 30%.
  • Glen Oaks Community College is the only community colleges within Saint Joseph County, MI.
  • The nearest community college is Harrison College-Elkhart (24.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 61% over five years.
Glen Oaks Community College (MI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs Four or more years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 28 staff 94 staff
Glen Oaks Community College Total Faculty (2007-2015)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,104 has declined by 17% over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.21 is less than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,104 students 3,372 students
Glen Oaks Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2015)
# Full-Time Students 389 students 1,530 students
Glen Oaks Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
# Part-Time Students 715 students 1,825 students
Glen Oaks Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2015)
Glen Oaks Community College Enrollment Breakdown MI All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Glen Oaks Community College Asian (2007-2015)
% Hispanic
Glen Oaks Community College Hispanic (2007-2015)
% Black
Glen Oaks Community College Black (2007-2015)
% White
Glen Oaks Community College White (2007-2015)
% Two or more races
Glen Oaks Community College More (2011-2015)
% Unknown races
Glen Oaks Community College 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. 0.21 0.48
Glen Oaks Community College Diversity Score (2007-2015)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,828 is less than the state average of $4,352. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,740 is less than the state average of $5,856. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,828 $4,352
Glen Oaks Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,740 $5,856
Glen Oaks Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
Source: 2015 (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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Did You Know?
For Michigan public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,352 per year for in-state students and $5,856 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 Michigan is 76%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Michigan 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 0.48, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Henry Ford Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.