Wayne County Community College District

  • 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 16,310 students (20% of students are full-time).
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Wayne County Community College District is one of 4 community colleges within Wayne County, MI.
  • The nearest community college to Wayne County Community College District is Baker College of Allen Park (8.5 miles away).

Top Placements

Wayne County Community College District places among the top 20% of community colleges in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 322 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Wayne County Community College District(MI) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty322 staff100 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Wayne County Community College District has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The Wayne County Community College District diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment16,310 students3,505 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio51:135:1
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# Full-Time Students3,186 students1,591 students
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# Part-Time Students13,124 students1,914 students
This chart display the total number of Part-Time students enrollment of Wayne County Community College District and average number of community college Part-Time students enrollment of MI by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Wayne County Community College District.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
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Wayne County Community College District and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in MI by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Black
70%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wayne County Community College District and the percentage of Black community college students in MI by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% White
19%
69%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Wayne County Community College District and the percentage of White community college students in MI by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Two or more races
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Wayne County Community College District and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in MI by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Unknown races
4%
8%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wayne County Community College District.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.470.50
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College Completion Rate
10%
14%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Wayne County Community College District and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of MI by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,800$30,600
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Wayne County Community College District and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of MI by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,052 is less than the state average of $5,223. 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 $7,110. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,052$5,223
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Wayne County Community College District and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of MI by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees$3,772$7,110
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 2015-16 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%89%
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 2015-16 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$10,500$12,011
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 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$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 2014-15 school year data.
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) 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.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Baker College of Allen Park
    Private, non-profit
    3,372 students | 8.50 Mi4500 Enterprise Dr
    Allen Park MI  48101
    (313)425-3700
    8.503,372
  • 13,790 students | 9.20 Mi5101 Evergreen Rd
    Dearborn MI  48128
    (313)845-9600
    9.2013,790
  • 22,914 students | 12.90 Mi14500 E Twelve Mile Rd
    Warren MI  48088
    (586)445-7999
    12.9022,914
  • DeVry University-Michigan
    Private, for profit
    289 students | 14.70 Mi26999 Central Park Blvd., Ste. 125
    Southfield MI  48076
    (248)213-1610
    14.70289
  • n/a students | 17.10 Mi34401 S Gratiot Ave
    Clinton Township MI  48035
    (586)790-5235
    17.10n/a
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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 score of 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Henry Ford Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.