• Kirtland Community College is the largest community college geographically in the state of Michigan covering approximately 2,500 square miles and servicing all of Crawford, Ogemaw, Oscoda and Roscommon counties and parts of five additional surrounding counties.  Kirtland has locations in Gaylord - MTEC and Grayling (our new Health Sciences Center, Michigan Forest Products Institute and The Kirtland Center), in addition to offering courses online.

School Highlights

Kirtland Community College serves 1,330 students (30% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black and American), which is more than the state average of 29%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,330 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,560
  • Out-state tuition: $8,580
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Minority enrollment: 7%
  • Source: Verified school update

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Top Rankings

Kirtland Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 72 teachers has grown by 132% over five years.
Kirtland Community College
(MI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
72 staff
224 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Kirtland Community College has declined by 47% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 81:1 over five years.
The Kirtland Community College diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,330 students
2,703 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
13:1
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# Full-Time Students
401 students
1,079 students
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# Part-Time Students
929 students
1,704 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
826 students
298 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
401 students
1,079 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
4 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
929 students
1,615 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
4 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
178 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
n/a
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
1%
5%
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% Black
2%
12%
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% White
93%
71%
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% Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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% Two or more races
n/a
3%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
1%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.13
0.47
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
0.58%
3.11%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
3.79%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$28,700
$30,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,560 is less than the state average of $4,928. The in-state tuition has declined by 18% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,580 is more than the state average of $6,848. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$4,560
$4,928
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$8,580
$6,848
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Tuition Notes
126.00/contact hr in-distict; 187.00/contact hr out-of-district; 260.00/contact hr out-of-state
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
98%
87%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$13,000
$11,704
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,250
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
100%
99%
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Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports
Sports
Bowling, Cross Country, Golf

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Biology Club, Criminal Justice Club, Hot Rod Automotive Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Service Learning, Veterans Helping Veterans

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Student Wellness Group
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • Kirtland Community College was founded in 1966.  Kirtland offers over 30 degree and certificate programs including transfer degree programs. Kirtland competes in intercollegiate athletics as a member of the Eastern Conference of the Michigan Community College Athletic Association. The Kirtland Firebirds compete in bowling, golf and cross-country. Kirtland Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.   The college also holds membership in the Michigan Community College Association and the American Association of Community Colleges.  Kirtland has locations in Gaylord and Grayling (our new Health Sciences Center and Michigan Forest Products Institute), in addition to offering courses online.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Kirtland Community College cost?

Kirtland Community College's tuition is approximately $4,560 for In-State students and $8,580 for Out-State students.

What is the acceptance rate of Kirtland Community College?

The acceptance rate of Kirtland Community College is 100%, which is higher than the state average of 99%.

What sports does Kirtland Community College offer?

Kirtland Community College offers 3 interscholastic sports: Bowling, Cross Country and Golf.

What is Kirtland Community College's ranking?

Kirtland Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Michigan for: Percent of students receiving financial aid.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,330 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,560
  • Out-state tuition: $8,580
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Minority enrollment: 7%
  • Source: Verified school update

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