• 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 2,302 students (30% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,302 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,680
  • Out-state tuition: $6,220
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 14%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 224 teachers has grown by 117% over five years.
Monroe County 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
224 staff
224 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Monroe County Community College has declined by 33% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 34:1 over five years.
The Monroe County Community College diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,302 students
2,703 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
13:1
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# Full-Time Students
687 students
1,079 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,615 students
1,704 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
146 students
298 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
687 students
1,079 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
4 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,615 students
1,615 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
4 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
178 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
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% Asian
n/a
2%
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% Hispanic
4%
5%
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% Black
4%
12%
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% White
86%
71%
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% Two or more races
1%
3%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
5%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.26
0.47
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
2.42%
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)
$32,600
$30,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,680 is more than the state average of $4,928. The in-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,220 is less than the state average of $6,848. The out-state tuition has declined by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$5,680
$4,928
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$6,220
$6,848
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
84%
87%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$12,127
$11,704
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,250
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
99%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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).

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Monroe County Community College cost?

Monroe County Community College's tuition is approximately $5,680 for In-State students and $6,220 for Out-State students.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,302 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,680
  • Out-state tuition: $6,220
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 14%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For Michigan public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,928 per year for in-state students and $6,848 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,103 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Michigan is 87%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Michigan community colleges have a diversity score of 0.47, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Schoolcraft College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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