Henry Ford Community College

5101 Evergreen Rd
Dearborn, MI 48128-1495
Tel: (313)845-9600
  • 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 Community College serves 13,790 students (37% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 37:1 is higher than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Henry Ford Community College is one of 4 community colleges within Wayne County, MI.
  • The nearest community college is Baker College of Allen Park (3.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 370 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Henry Ford Community College(MI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty370 staff100 staff
Henry Ford Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 13,790 has declined by 21% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has decreased from 48:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has grown by 20% over five years.
Total Enrollment13,790 students3,505 students
Henry Ford Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio37:135:1
Henry Ford Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students5,071 students1,591 students
Henry Ford Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students8,719 students1,914 students
Henry Ford Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Henry Ford Community College Enrollment Breakdown MI All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Henry Ford Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2010-2016)
% Asian
Henry Ford Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Henry Ford Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Henry Ford Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Henry Ford Community College White (2007-2016)
% Non Resident races
Henry Ford Community College Non Resident (2009-2016)
% Unknown races
Henry Ford 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.0.640.50
Henry Ford Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Henry Ford Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,500$31,100
Henry Ford Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,132 is less than the state average of $5,223. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,252 is less than the state average of $7,110. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,132$5,223
Henry Ford Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$4,252$7,110
Henry Ford Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid86%89%
Henry Ford Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$17,500$13,600
Henry Ford Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,700$6,000
Henry Ford Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (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

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Baker College of Allen Park
    Private, non-profit
    3,372 students | 3.80 Mi4500 Enterprise Dr
    Allen Park MI  48101
  • 16,310 students | 9.20 Mi801 W. Fort Street
    Detroit MI  48226
  • DeVry University-Michigan
    Private, for profit
    289 students | 11.20 Mi26999 Central Park Blvd., Ste. 125
    Southfield MI  48076
  • 11,339 students | 12.10 Mi18600 Haggerty Road
    Livonia MI  48152
  • 22,914 students | 18.20 Mi14500 E Twelve Mile Rd
    Warren MI  48088
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Did You Know?
For Michigan public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,223 per year for in-state students and $7,110 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 71%. 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 0.50, 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.