801 W. Fort Street
Detroit, MI 48226
Top Ranked (2023): View Rankings
  • WCCCD’s mission is to empower individuals, businesses and communities to achieve their goals through accessible services, culturally diverse experiences and globally competitive higher education and career advancement programs.

School Highlights

Wayne County Community College District serves 10,748 students (12% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 10,748 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,052
  • Out-state tuition: $3,772
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 79%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 714 teachers has grown by 121% over five years.
Wayne County Community College District
(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
714 staff
224 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Wayne County Community College District has declined by 27% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The Wayne County Community College District diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
10,748 students
2,703 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,260 students
1,079 students
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# Part-Time Students
9,488 students
1,704 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Wayne County Community College District.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
653 students
298 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,260 students
1,079 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
4 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
9,488 students
1,615 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
4 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
178 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
1%
5%
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% Black
71%
12%
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% White
21%
71%
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% Two or more races
5%
3%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
1%
6%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.45
0.47
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
4.75%
3.11%
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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)
$27,800
$30,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,052 is less than the state average of $4,928. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,772 is less than the state average of $6,848. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$3,052
$4,928
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$3,772
$6,848
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Wayne County Community College District and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
79%
87%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Wayne County Community College District and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$12,250
$11,704
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Wayne County Community College District and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,957
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Wayne County Community College District and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
99%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Wayne County Community College District has completed 35 years of uninterrupted operation and development of comprehensive educational services. Both directly and indirectly, our students and the 2.3 million people living within the College's service district have enjoyed the benefits of constantly improved instructional programs and community services. The Wayne County Community College District (WCCCD) is a multi-campus multi-cultural institution seeking to improve the quality of life in our communities. WCCCD provides affordable higher education and flexible training opportunities through a diverse catalog of courses, programs, and initiatives. The College's five campuses are located in industrial, rural and metropolitan areas where a major share of Michigan's technical and skilled occupations is located. Because of the diversity of its service areas, WCCCD places a strong emphasis on occupational and career programs, and traditional college and university transfer programs, including those within the liberal arts discipline. For many of our students the college offers an opportunity to transfer to four – year colleges or universities to obtain advanced degrees. Others pursue self-enrichment through a wide variety of non-credit workshops, from personal financial planning and property management to basic and intermediate computer skill training, through the college's Community Education Department. Wayne County Community College District has received a 10-year accreditation at the associate's degree levels by the Commission on Institutions Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Wayne County Community College District cost?

Wayne County Community College District's tuition is approximately $3,052 for In-State students and $3,772 for Out-State students.

What is Wayne County Community College District's ranking?

Wayne County Community College District ranks among the top 20% of community college in Michigan for: Least expensive tuition, Average community college minority breakdown and Largest student body.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 10,748 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,052
  • Out-state tuition: $3,772
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 79%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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