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 3,999 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 33%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 282 teachers has grown by 62% over five years.
Muskegon Community College(MI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty282 staff224 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of Muskegon Community College has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five years.
The Muskegon Community College diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,999 students3,456 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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# Full-Time Students1,417 students1,325 students
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# Part-Time Students2,582 students2,131 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
7%
5%
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% Black
8%
14%
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% White
75%
67%
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% Two or more races
4%
4%
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% Non Resident races
-
1%
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% Unknown races
4%
7%
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Diversity Score0.420.52
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College Completion Rate
16%
19%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,100$30,700
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,276 is more than the state average of $4,914. The in-state tuition has declined by 40% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $10,946 is more than the state average of $6,836. The out-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,276$4,914
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Out-State Tuition Fees$10,946$6,836
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Tuition Noteswww.muskegoncc.edu
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid85%87%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,545$11,637
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,383$5,500
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Sports

Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseball, Basketball,
Bowling, Cross Country,
Golf, Soccer,
Softball, Track and Field,
Volleyball, Wrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.28 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Agriculture/Garden Club, Amateur Film Club, American Foundry Society, Anime and Asian Culture Club, Business Professionals of America, Christian Fellowship Club, Gaming Club, Gender and Sexuality Alliance, Geology Club, Health Pre-Professional Club, Motorsports Club, Nature Club, Philosophy Club, Power of Unity Alliance, Social Science Association, Student Government Association, Student Nurse Club, Student Veterans Organization, Teachers of Tomorrow Students

Arts and Music Programs:
Art and Design, College Singers, Collegiates, Dance, MCC Honors Orchestra, MCC Jazz Ensemble, MCC Wind Ensemble, Theater, West Michigan WINDS
Source: 2020 (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 caf. 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

The nearest community college to Muskegon Community College is Baker College of Muskegon (0.5 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Baker College of Muskegon
    Private, non-profit
    3,481 students | 0.50 Mi1903 Marquette Ave
    Muskegon, MI 49442
    (231) 777-8800
    0.503,481
  • 13,270 students | 33.30 Mi143 Bostwick Ave NE
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    (616) 234-4000
    33.3013,270
  • 1,529 students | 50.70 Mi2800 College Dr.
    Sidney, MI 48885
    (989) 328-2111
    50.701,529
  • 1,080 students | 52.80 Mi3000 N Stiles Rd
    Scottville, MI 49454
    (231) 845-6211
    52.801,080
  • 7,755 students | 78.90 Mi6767 West O Ave
    Kalamazoo, MI 49003
    (269) 488-4100
    78.907,755
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Did You Know?
For Michigan public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,914 per year for in-state students and $6,836 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 89%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Michigan community colleges have a diversity score of 0.52, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Finlandia University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.