Henry Ford College

  • We, of Henry Ford Community College, are dedicated to the education and enrichment of our students and community. As a comprehensive community college with a diverse student population, we value teaching and learning. To prepare our students for a rapidly changing world and workplace, we are committed to providing knowledge, communication skills, and cultural opportunities. We foster critical thinking, creativity, integrity, and self-esteem.

School Highlights

Henry Ford College serves 12,146 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 33%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 659 teachers has grown by 73% over five years.
Henry Ford College(MI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's DominantAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty659 staff224 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of Henry Ford College has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 37:1 over five years.
The Henry Ford College diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment12,146 students3,456 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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# Full-Time Students4,213 students1,325 students
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# Part-Time Students7,933 students2,131 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
2%
5%
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% Black
16%
14%
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% White
58%
67%
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% Two or more races
5%
4%
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% Non Resident races
2%
1%
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% Unknown races
15%
7%
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Diversity Score0.610.52
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College Completion Rate
6%
14%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,500$30,700
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,132 is less than the state average of $4,914. The in-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,252 is less than the state average of $6,836. The out-state tuition has declined by 30% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,132$4,914
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,252$6,836
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Tuition NotesOut of District $130
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid83%87%
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Median Debt for Graduates$16,314$11,637
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,750$5,500
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • HFCC has more than 50 years experience delivering specialized training to business and industry. It was the first community college in the nation to work with union and management leaderships to design and deliver joint training programs. The corporate training division of the college has served more than 68,000 employees, 575 different businesses and nearly 400 individuals in workplace training programs. The staff of the University Transfer, Advising and Career Counseling Center can assist you with selecting a career path and planning the courses necessary to complete your educational goals. Whether your goal is to transfer to a university or complete a program that will prepare you to enter the workforce immediately, HFCC's licensed professional counselors can help you. At Henry Ford Community College, we believe in rewarding academic excellence by helping finance students' education through scholarships. They are made possible by the HFCC Trustees, the HFCC Foundation Board, generous alumni, other friends of the College, local businesses, organizations, faculty, staff, and those who believe in your future and in the value of education. Henry Ford Community College is accredited by the The Higher Learning Commission, a commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the Michigan Commission on College Accreditation.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Henry Ford College is Wayne County Community College District (9.2 miles away).
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    Livonia, MI 48152
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  • 19,628 students | 18.40 Mi14500 E Twelve Mile Rd
    Warren, MI 48088
    (586) 445-7999
    18.4019,628
  • 15,211 students | 18.80 Mi2480 Opdyke Rd
    Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
    (248) 341-2000
    18.8015,211
  • 11,978 students | 22.40 Mi4800 E Huron River Dr
    Ann Arbor, MI 48105
    (734) 973-3300
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