Wayne County Community College District

801 W. Fort Street
Detroit, MI 48226-0000
Tel: (313)496-2600
  • 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 is Baker College of Allen Park (8.50 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 322 teachers has grown by 69% 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
Wayne County Community College District Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 16,310 has declined by 20% over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment16,310 students3,505 students
Wayne County Community College District Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio51:135:1
Wayne County Community College District Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students3,186 students1,591 students
Wayne County Community College District Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students13,124 students1,914 students
Wayne County Community College District Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Wayne County Community College District Enrollment Breakdown MI All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Wayne County Community College District American Indian/Alaskan (2013-2016)
% Asian
2%
2%
Wayne County Community College District Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
3%
3%
Wayne County Community College District Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
70%
14%
Wayne County Community College District Black (2007-2016)
% White
19%
69%
Wayne County Community College District White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Wayne County Community College District More (2012-2016)
% Unknown races
4%
8%
Wayne County Community College District 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.0.470.50
Wayne County Community College District Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
10%
14%
Wayne County Community College District Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,800$31,100
Wayne County Community College District Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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
Wayne County Community College District In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$3,772$7,110
Wayne County Community College District Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%89%
Wayne County Community College District % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$10,500$13,600
Wayne County Community College District Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$6,000
Wayne County Community College District Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
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 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.