Grand Rapids Community College
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3295

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 14,464
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Students with disability 4%
Student to faculty ratio 19:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Grand Rapids Community College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Grand Rapids Community College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $10,590 and in-state students paid $7,140.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$4,551
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$7,140
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$10,590
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 67% of Grand Rapids Community College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 46% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,029 (which is 7.8% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Grand Rapids Community College in 2016-2017, was 418, which is 30% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,612 (which is 20.7% below the national average.)

$4,029
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$3,612
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
67%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Grand Rapids Community College has enrolled a total of 14,464 students (4,321 students full-time and 10,143 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 14,464 students, 1,115 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 50% men and 50% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 1,194 students for distance studies.

14,464
Total Enrollment
1,115
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 68%

Hispanic: 13%

Black/African American: 9%

Asian: 4%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Two or more races: 3%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Grand Rapids Community College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 34% 1,928
Health Professions And Related Programs 11% 637
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 8% 467
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 6% 342
Personal And Culinary Services 4% 234
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 3% 183 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 3% 177
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 3% 146
Precision Production 2% 120
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 2% 90

Graduation & Dropout Rates

15%
Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Grand Rapids Community College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

17%
Still enrolled
45%
Dropout rate
23%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$24,500
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Grand Rapids Community College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $24,500. Last year, out of the total 5,479 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 4,767 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 4,282 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 3,597 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $24,500 $30,300
Employment Rate 87% 84%
Total Graduates 5,479 4,282

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Grand Rapids Community College.

Kellogg Community College
50.2 mile away
Lansing Community College
58.5 mile away