Washtenaw Community College

4800 E Huron River Dr
Ann Arbor, MI 48105-4800
Tel: (734)973-3543
  • Washtenaw Community College has made education accessible and affordable for people in the greater Washtenaw County area for over 35 years. Comprehensive training partnerships with local and national businesses and organizations, and transfer agreements with the University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University, and UM-Dearborn make WCC an important asset in the economic and academic welfare of its community.
School Highlights
  • Washtenaw Community College serves 12,295 students (30% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is same as the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 31%.
  • Washtenaw Community College is the only community colleges within Washtenaw County, MI.
  • The nearest community college is Schoolcraft College (15.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 348 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Washtenaw Community College(MI) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty348 staff100 staff
Washtenaw Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 12,295 has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has decreased from 36:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.50 is equal to the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment12,295 students3,505 students
Washtenaw Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio35:135:1
Washtenaw Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students3,690 students1,591 students
Washtenaw Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students8,605 students1,914 students
Washtenaw Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Washtenaw Community College Enrollment Breakdown MI All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Washtenaw Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
2%
2%
Washtenaw Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
5%
3%
Washtenaw Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
13%
14%
Washtenaw Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
69%
69%
Washtenaw Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Washtenaw Community College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
2%
1%
Washtenaw Community College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
5%
8%
Washtenaw Community College Ethnicity Breakdown MI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.500.50
Washtenaw Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
17%
14%
Washtenaw Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,300$31,100
Washtenaw Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,744 is less than the state average of $5,223. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,896 is less than the state average of $7,110. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,744$5,223
Washtenaw Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$4,896$7,110
Washtenaw Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid71%89%
Washtenaw Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$10,200$13,600
Washtenaw Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,107$6,000
Washtenaw Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Washtenaw Community College has a comprehensive mission that includes broad-based transfer programs, occupational programs, vocational/technical programs, non-credit programs, and academic preparation classes. Our programs come in various lengths and levels of complexity. Small class sizes, expert faculty, streamlined services, university transfer programs, and facilities infused with technology are some of the things that bring students to Washtenaw Community College. For over 35 years WCC has maintained its commitment to keeping education affordable and providing a clean and picturesque environment in which to learn. We offer certificate and associate degree programs, seminars, workshops, and courses which enable people to pursue employment or advance in a career. We develop and deliver job skills and occupational education programs in partnership with business, industry, government and labor groups. We offer orientation, academic skills assessment, assistance with program and course selection, financial aid, university transfer assistance, personal and career counseling, job placement, tutoring, child care, special needs services, computer and self-paced instructional laboratories, and library services. Washtenaw Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

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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 scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Henry Ford Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.