Henry Ford College
Dearborn, MI 48128-1495


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 12,653
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 20:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Henry Ford 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

Henry Ford College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $5,520 and in-state students paid $3,864.

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

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 82% of Henry Ford College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 71% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $5,054 (which is 14% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Henry Ford College in 2016-2017, was 487, which is 35% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,556 (which is 14.1% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Henry Ford College has enrolled a total of 12,653 students (4,491 students full-time and 8,162 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 12,653 students, 354 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 46% men and 54% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 718 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 56%

Black/African American: 18%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 16%

Two or more races: 3%

Hispanic: 3%

Asian: 2%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Henry Ford 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
Health Professions And Related Programs 23% 1,130
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 16% 790 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 15% 720 223
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 6% 274
Education 5% 252 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 5% 246
Personal And Culinary Services 4% 198
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 4% 183
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 3% 163
Visual And Performing Arts 2% 104

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

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 Henry Ford College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
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

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Henry Ford College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $22,600. Last year, out of the total 4,962 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 3,970 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 3,685 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,911 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $22,600 $31,300
Employment Rate 80% 79%
Total Graduates 4,962 3,685

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