• It is the mission of St. Clair County Community College to provide quality learning opportunities.

School Highlights

St Clair County Community College serves 3,315 students (37% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 3,315 students
  • In-state tuition: $6,429
  • Out-state tuition: $9,188
  • Student:teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Minority enrollment: 19%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

St Clair County Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 239 teachers has grown by 78% over five years.
St Clair 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
239 staff
224 staff
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Student Body

The student population of St Clair County Community College has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The St Clair County Community College diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,315 students
2,783 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,210 students
1,079 students
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# Part-Time Students
2,105 students
1,704 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
237 students
298 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,210 students
1,079 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
4 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
2,105 students
1,615 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
4 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
70 students
178 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
3%
5%
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% Black
2%
12%
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% White
81%
71%
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% Two or more races
1%
3%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
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% Unknown races
11%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.34
0.47
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
23%
21%
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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)
$33,400
$30,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $6,429 is more than the state average of $4,928. The in-state tuition has declined by 16% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $9,188 is more than the state average of $6,848. The out-state tuition has declined by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$6,429
$4,928
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$9,188
$6,848
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
84%
87%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$11,704
$11,704
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,472
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
99%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • St. Clair County Community College began as Port Huron Junior College, which was the Junior College Department of the Port Huron School District. The college was established by act of the Board of Education of the Port Huron School District under Michigan State Law in 1923 and began operation in the same year. It has continued without interruption since that time. The college became St. Clair County Community College in 1967. St. Clair County Community College serves as the primary center of higher education for the Blue Water Area. We work to fulfill the diverse needs of our educational communities by providing a broad range of educational, cultural and social learning opportunities. We offer a comprehensive future-focused curriculum and prepare students for the changing global economy. St. Clair County Community College campuses are located at Port Huron, Algonac, Anchor Bay, Bad Axe, Imlay City, Peck and Yale. Port Huron, Michigan scenic 25 acre campus provides a park like setting along the banks of the Black River. It is a full service college facility. Thumb Area Centers take college credit opportunities to students throughout the Thumb. SC4 classes are also taught at Algonac High School, Anchor Bay, Bad Axe Nursing Education Center, Huron Area Technical Center, Imlay City Middle School, Sanilac Career Center and Yale Junior High School. Degrees and Programs offered at Port Huron includes Certificate Programs, Associate, Online Associate Degree, Transfer Programs, Bachelor's Programs, Master's Programs and Doctoral Programs. We collaborated with eight universities to expand bachelor's and master's degree options through our University Center. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of North Central Association.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St Clair County Community College cost?

St Clair County Community College's tuition is approximately $6,429 for In-State students and $9,188 for Out-State students.

What is St Clair County Community College's ranking?

St Clair County Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Michigan for: Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 3,315 students
  • In-state tuition: $6,429
  • Out-state tuition: $9,188
  • Student:teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Minority enrollment: 19%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

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 lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Schoolcraft College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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