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 12,219 students (33% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the state community college average of 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Henry Ford College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Michigan for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 370 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Henry Ford College(MI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty370 staff103 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Henry Ford College has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has decreased from 46:1 over five years.
The Henry Ford College diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment12,219 students2,920 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio33:130:1
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# Full-Time Students4,068 students1,336 students
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# Part-Time Students8,151 students1,914 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
5%
5%
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% Black
19%
15%
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% White
53%
66%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
% Non Resident races
3%
3%
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% Unknown races
14%
5%
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Diversity Score0.660.53
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College Completion Rate
6%
14%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,500$30,600
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $4,132 is less than the state average of $4,903. The in-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,252 is less than the state average of $6,831. The out-state tuition has declined by 29% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,132$4,903
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,252$6,831
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Tuition NotesOut of District $130
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid83%88%
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Median Debt for Graduates$16,267$11,698
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,250$5,500
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Source: 2019 (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 Baker College of Allen Park (4.1 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Baker College of Allen Park
    Private, non-profit
    3,372 students | 4.10 Mi4500 Enterprise Dr
    Allen Park MI  48101
    (313) 425-3700
    4.103,372
  • 14,957 students | 9.20 Mi801 W. Fort Street
    Detroit MI  48226
    (313) 496-2600
    9.2014,957
  • DeVry University-Michigan
    Private, for profit
    289 students | 11.20 Mi26999 Central Park Blvd., Ste. 125
    Southfield MI  48076
    (248) 213-1610
    11.20289
  • 9,230 students | 12.10 Mi18600 Haggerty Road
    Livonia MI  48152
    (734) 462-4400
    12.109,230
  • 20,220 students | 18.40 Mi14500 E Twelve Mile Rd
    Warren MI  48088
    (586) 445-7999
    18.4020,220
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Did You Know?
For Michigan public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,903 per year for in-state students and $6,831 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,115 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Michigan is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Michigan community colleges have a diversity score of 0.53, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Henry Ford College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.