St Clair County Community College

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

School Highlights

St Clair County Community College serves 3,602 students (38% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is same as the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 33%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 239 teachers has grown by 68% over five years.
St Clair County Community College(MI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-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 Faculty239 staff224 staff
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Student Body

The student population of St Clair County Community College has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five years.
The St Clair County Community College diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,602 students3,456 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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# Full-Time Students1,379 students1,325 students
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# Part-Time Students2,223 students2,131 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
70 students186 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
-
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
4%
5%
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% Black
3%
14%
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% White
79%
67%
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% Two or more races
2%
4%
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% Non Resident races
-
1%
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% Unknown races
9%
7%
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Diversity Score0.360.52
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College Completion Rate
25%
19%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,400$30,700
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $6,429 is more than the state average of $4,914. The in-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $9,188 is more than the state average of $6,836. The out-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$6,429$4,914
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Out-State Tuition Fees$9,188$6,836
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid80%87%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,835$11,637
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,761$5,500
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to St Clair County Community College is Baker College of Port Huron (2.1 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Baker College of Port Huron
    Private, non-profit
    798 students | 2.10 Mi3403 Lapeer Road
    Port Huron, MI 48060
    (810) 985-7000
    2.10798
  • Rochester University
    Private not-for-profit
    1,087 students | 42.10 Mi800 West Avon Road
    Rochester Hills, MI 48307
    (248) 218-2011
    42.101,087
  • 19,628 students | 42.60 Mi14500 E Twelve Mile Rd
    Warren, MI 48088
    (586) 445-7999
    42.6019,628
  • 2,703 students | 47.10 Mi1500 University Drive
    Auburn Hills, MI 48326
    (248) 340-0600
    47.102,703
  • 15,211 students | 49.10 Mi2480 Opdyke Rd
    Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
    (248) 341-2000
    49.1015,211
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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.