Muskegon Community College

  • Muskegon Community College, an associate degree-granting institution of higher education, is a center for lifelong learning which provides persons the opportunity to attain their educational goals by offering programs that respond to individual, community, and global needs.
School Highlights
  • Muskegon Community College serves 4,640 students (37% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 31%.
  • Muskegon Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Muskegon County, MI.
  • The nearest community college to Muskegon Community College is Baker College of Muskegon (0.2 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 163 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Muskegon Community College(MI) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty163 staff100 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Muskegon Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Muskegon Community College diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment4,640 students3,505 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:135:1
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# Full-Time Students1,710 students1,591 students
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# Part-Time Students2,930 students1,914 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
-
2%
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% Hispanic
4%
3%
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% Black
6%
14%
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% White
78%
69%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
9%
8%
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Diversity Score0.380.50
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College Completion Rate
18%
14%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,100$30,600
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $8,075 is more than the state average of $5,223. The in-state tuition has grown by 31% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $10,715 is more than the state average of $7,110. The out-state tuition has grown by 29% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$8,075$5,223
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Out-State Tuition Fees$10,715$7,110
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid78%89%
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Median Debt for Graduates$8,424$12,011
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,619$5,500
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Muskegon Community College is a publicly supported educational institution currently serving nearly 5,000 students. Created by the Muskegon Board of Education in 1926, and housed in the then-new Muskegon Senior High School, it was one of only five two-year educational institutions in Michigan at that time. Community colleges are all about opportunity—to prepare for successful transfer to a four-year college or university—to acquire new or enhanced knowledge and skills that will advance your existing career—to earn a degree or certificate that can qualify you for a well-paying job or promotion—to complement and enrich your lifestyle with new vocational skills. Muskegon Community College, by harnessing the power of modern technology, underscores its commitment to providing West Michigan with an outstanding educational environment. Muskegon Community College, designed by Alden B. Dow, features an enclosed court, with Four-Mile Creek flowing under the wings of the building and through the court. The 111-acre campus is made up of the Academic Complex, the Technology Building, the Hendrik Meijer Information Technology Center, the Bartels-Rode Gymnasium, and the Frauenthal Foundation Fine Arts Center. Newly opened in January 2006, the Hendrik Meijer Library Information Technology Center offers students and the community the latest in communication capabilities, including wireless Internet access, state-of-the-art library facilities/technologies and classrooms, and an Internet café. The 40,000 square foot facility has three levels overlooking the woods and creek, and offers special services including interlibrary loan, photocopy machines, group study rooms, a quiet reading room, a workstation for visually impaired persons, and both group and individual orientations.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Baker College of Muskegon
    Private, non-profit
    3,481 students | 0.20 Mi1903 Marquette Ave
    Muskegon MI  49442
    (231)777-8800
    0.203,481
  • 15,668 students | 33.00 Mi143 Bostwick Ave NE
    Grand Rapids MI  49503
    (616)234-4000
    33.0015,668
  • 1,330 students | 45.70 Mi3000 N Stiles Rd
    Scottville MI  49454
    (231)845-6211
    45.701,330
  • 1,832 students | 55.00 Mi2800 College Dr
    Sidney MI  48885
    (989)328-2111
    55.001,832
  • 9,489 students | 75.00 Mi6767 West O Ave
    Kalamazoo MI  49003
    (269)488-4100
    75.009,489
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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.