Washtenaw Community College

  • 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 to Washtenaw Community College is Schoolcraft College (15.8 miles away).

Top Placements

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

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
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Student Body

  • The student population of Washtenaw Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Washtenaw Community College diversity score of 0.50 is equal to the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment12,295 students3,505 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio35:135:1
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# Full-Time Students3,690 students1,591 students
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# Part-Time Students8,605 students1,914 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Washtenaw Community College.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of MI.
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
5%
3%
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% Black
13%
14%
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% White
69%
69%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
2%
1%
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% Unknown races
5%
8%
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Diversity Score0.500.50
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College Completion Rate
17%
14%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,300$30,600
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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
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,896$7,110
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid71%89%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,200$12,011
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,107$5,500
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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.

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Washtenaw Community College is Schoolcraft College (15.8 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 9,895 students | 15.80 Mi18600 Haggerty Road
    Livonia MI  48152
    (734)462-4400
    15.809,895
  • 13,790 students | 22.10 Mi5101 Evergreen Rd
    Dearborn MI  48128
    (313)845-9600
    22.1013,790
  • Baker College of Allen Park
    Private, non-profit
    3,372 students | 23.30 Mi4500 Enterprise Dr
    Allen Park MI  48101
    (313)425-3700
    23.303,372
  • 3,482 students | 26.00 Mi1555 South Raisinville Road
    Monroe MI  48161
    (734)242-7300
    26.003,482
  • DeVry University-Michigan
    Private, for profit
    289 students | 26.10 Mi26999 Central Park Blvd., Ste. 125
    Southfield MI  48076
    (248)213-1610
    26.10289
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