Macomb Community College

  • As a publicly funded and community-based institution of higher education, Macomb Community College provides a comprehensive program of high-quality educational, enrichment, and economic development experiences designed to promote individual growth and social improvement.
School Highlights
  • Macomb Community College serves 22,914 students (33% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 49:1 is higher than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 31%.
  • Macomb Community College is one of 3 community colleges within Macomb County, MI.
  • The nearest community college to Macomb Community College is Baker College Corporate Services (4.7 miles away).

Top Placements

Macomb Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 464 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Macomb Community College(MI) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty464 staff100 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of Macomb Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 49:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Macomb Community College diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment22,914 students3,505 students
Student:Teacher Ratio49:135:1
# Full-Time Students7,514 students1,591 students
# Part-Time Students15,400 students1,914 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian/Alaskan students in Macomb Community College and the percentage of American Indian/Alaskan community college students in MI by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
% Asian
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Macomb Community College and the percentage of Asian community college students in MI by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Hispanic
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Macomb Community College and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in MI by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Black
7%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Macomb Community College and the percentage of Black community college students in MI by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% White
75%
69%
% Two or more races
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Macomb Community College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in MI by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Non Resident races
4%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Non Resident students in Macomb Community College and the percentage of Non Resident community college students in MI by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Unknown races
9%
8%
Diversity Score0.420.50
This chart display the diversity score of Macomb Community College and the community college average diversity score of MI by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
College Completion Rate
12%
14%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Macomb Community College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of MI by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,600$30,600

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,440 is less than the state average of $5,223. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $5,711 is less than the state average of $7,110. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,440$5,223
Out-State Tuition Fees$5,711$7,110
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid66%89%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$4,500$12,011
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$2,422$5,500
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Macomb Community College has existed as a learning community since 1954 when classrooms were borrowed and fall enrollment was 84. Macomb, the second largest community college in Michigan, offers more of the kinds of programs to prepare people for life and work in the 21st century at many locations throughout Macomb County: Nearly 200 degree and certificate programs; nearly 40 bachelor's completion and master's degree programs at Macomb's University Center; pre-college programs to help high school students plan for their future; customized workforce training; certification and professional education; and community enrichment programs. Whether just starting college, changing career direction or learning just for fun, there's more at Macomb. Students enrolled in any one of the Macomb University Center's academic programs have at their disposal the educational and co-curricular resources of both the partner institutions and Macomb Community College. In devising its "best of both worlds" approach, Macomb believes it has created a unique plan for a unique student. Macomb Community College is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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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 score of 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Henry Ford Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.