Wayne County Community College District
Detroit, MI 48226

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 16,822
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 24:1
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
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
No
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Wayne County Community College District 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

Wayne County Community College District charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $3,574 and in-state students paid $2,839.

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

$5,372
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$2,839
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$3,574
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 89% of Wayne County Community College District's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 85% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $5,047 (which is 15.5% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Wayne County Community College District in 2016-2017, was 375, which is 40% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,474 (which is 1.8% below the national average.)

$5,047
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$4,474
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
89%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Wayne County Community College District has enrolled a total of 16,822 students (2,531 students full-time and 14,291 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 16,822 students, 2,369 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 35% men and 65% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 1,731 students for distance studies.

16,822
Total Enrollment
2,369
Transfers

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 67%

White: 20%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%

Two or more races: 4%

Hispanic: 1%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Wayne County Community College District.

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 44% 2,914
Health Professions And Related Programs 14% 949
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 5% 352
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 3% 197
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 3% 180
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 3% 166
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 2% 106
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 1% 36
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 0% 18
Legal Professions And Studies 0% 16

Graduation & Dropout Rates

9%
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 Wayne County Community College District full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

9%
Still enrolled
57%
Dropout rate
25%
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

$18,900
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Wayne County Community College District graduates 6 years after enrollment is $18,900. Last year, out of the total 8,454 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 6,510 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 5,279 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 3,959 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $18,900 $24,000
Employment Rate 77% 75%
Total Graduates 8,454 5,279

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Wayne County Community College District.

Macomb Community College
13.1 mile away
Oakland Community College
20.9 mile away
Owens Community College
56.6 mile away
Mott Community College
57.2 mile away