Monroe County Community College

1555 South Raisinville Road
Monroe, MI 48161-9746
  • Monroe County Community College was established to provide a variety of higher education opportunities for the residents of Monroe County. The College mission is to provide programs for students planning to transfer to four-year institutions; programs for students seeking an associate's degree or certificate in an occupational area; general education courses/experiences integrated throughout the curriculum; training and retraining for business and industry; a strong complement of student support services and other activities to meet the lifelong educational and employment needs of its students.
School Highlights
  • Monroe County Community College serves 3,482 students (33% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 31%.
  • Monroe County Community College is the only community colleges within Monroe County, MI.
  • The nearest community college to Monroe County Community College is Davis College (17.5 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 103 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Monroe County Community College(MI) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty103 staff100 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Monroe County Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Monroe County Community College diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has declined by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment3,482 students3,505 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio34:135:1
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# Full-Time Students1,153 students1,591 students
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# Part-Time Students2,329 students1,914 students
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% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
3%
3%
% Black
2%
14%
% White
80%
69%
% Unknown races
14%
8%
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Diversity Score0.340.50
College Completion Rate (Year 2015)
14%
14%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,600$30,600

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,680 is more than the state average of $5,223. The in-state tuition has grown by 35% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $6,220 is less than the state average of $7,110. The out-state tuition has grown by 33% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,680$5,223
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,220$7,110
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%89%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$11,300$12,011
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$4,469$5,500
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Founded in 1964, Monroe County Community College is a public, two-year institution supported by tax monies from Monroe County, educational funds from the State of Michigan, and student tuition. Our 210-acre Main Campus is centrally located in Monroe County with easy access to Detroit and Toledo. The Whitman Center, located in Bedford Township near the Michigan-Ohio border, was established in 1991. The Monroe County Community College campus, located on South Raisinville Road, opened for students in October 1967. The campus buildings are related to one another by an attractively landscaped center mall. Each building is both functionally and esthetically designed. The Campbell Learning Resources Center is the focal point of the campus. This two-story building contains classrooms, faculty offices, and the necessary space to house library facilities for a collection of over 46,000 volumes, and over 300 current subscriptions as well as electronic access to thousands of magazines and journals. Monroe County Community College is a nationally accredited institution of higher learning with college classes for students interested in transfer courses or occupational degrees in a variety of formats. The college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Monroe County Community College is Davis College (17.5 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Davis College
    Private, for profit
    193 students | 17.50 Mi4747 Monroe St
    Toledo OH  43623
    (419)473-2700
    17.50193
  • Mercy College of Ohio
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    Private, non-profit
    1,512 students | 18.20 Mi2221 Madison Avenue
    Toledo OH  43604
    (419)251-1313
    18.201,512
  • Herzing University Toledo
    Private, non-profit
    213 students | 21.60 Mi5212 Hill Avenue
    Toledo OH  43615
    (419)776-0300
    21.60213
  • Herzing University-Toledo
    Private, for profit
    193 students | 21.60 Mi5212 Hill Ave
    Toledo OH  43615
    (419)776-0300
    21.60193
  • 12,561 students | 22.90 Mi30335 Oregon Rd
    Perrysburg OH  43551
    (567)661-7000
    22.9012,561
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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.