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Henry Ford College Overview

Located in Dearborn, Michigan, Henry Ford College is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Henry Ford College Known For?

1,511 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Henry Ford College is the bachelor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

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Henry Ford College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Henry Ford College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#217 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Henry Ford College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Value Culinary Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Most Popular General Engineering Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#23 Most Popular Engineering Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#45 Most Popular Teacher Education Grade Specific Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#57 Most Popular Education Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#84 Most Popular Business, Management & Marketing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#84 Most Popular Business Administration & Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#128 Most Popular Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#167 Most Popular Computer & Information Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Henry Ford College?

Location of Henry Ford College

Contact details for Henry Ford College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 5101 Evergreen Rd, Dearborn, MI 48128-1495
Phone: 313-845-9600
Website: https://www.hfcc.edu

How Do I Get Into Henry Ford College?

You can apply to Henry Ford College online at: https://hfcc.elluciancrmrecruit.com/admissions/pages/welcome.aspx

Since Henry Ford College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Henry Ford College?

29% Take Out Loans
21.8% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Henry Ford College, approximately 29% of students took out student loans averaging $4,091 a year. That adds up to $16,364 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Henry Ford College is 21.8%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Henry Ford College Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,213 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 12,146 undergraduate students at Henry Ford College, with 4,213 being full-time and 7,933 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Henry Ford College

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,213 full-time undergraduates at Henry Ford College, 43% are male and 57% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Henry Ford College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Henry Ford College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Henry Ford College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 113
Black or African American 637
Hispanic or Latino 56
White 2,407
International Students 159
Other Races/Ethnicities 841

Over 49 countries are represented at Henry Ford College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Lebanon, Yemen, and Canada.

Online Learning at Henry Ford College

822 Took All Classes Online
3,449 Took At Least One Class Online
-0.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,449 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Henry Ford College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 20th most popular in Michigan for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Henry Ford College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Henry Ford College was -0.6%. This is the #2,238 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Henry Ford College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Henry Ford College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 8%
Business, Management & Marketing 6%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 18%
Liberal Arts General Studies 18%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Henry Ford College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Henry Ford College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Mechanic & Repair Tech (Other) #4
Mechanic & Repair Technologies #22
Religious Studies #49
Philosophy & Religious Studies #60
Entrepreneurial Studies #87
Human Development & Family Studies #143
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #170
General Business/Commerce #179
Special Education #184
Teacher Education Grade Specific #273

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Henry Ford College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 344 61 0 405
Business Administration & Management 6 175 0 0 181
Nursing 0 152 0 0 152
Culinary Arts 34 17 4 7 62
Allied Health Professions 0 56 0 0 56
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 53 0 0 53
Computer Systems Networking 32 18 0 0 50
General Engineering 0 47 0 0 47
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 22 25 0 47
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 40 0 0 40
General Business/Commerce 0 39 0 0 39
Health & Medical Administrative Services 3 23 2 0 28
Electronics Engineering Technology 4 22 0 0 26
Design & Applied Arts 1 24 1 0 26
Computer Programming 7 18 0 0 25
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 20 4 0 0 24
Accounting 0 20 0 0 20
Communication & Media Studies 0 19 0 0 19
Information Technology 6 12 0 0 18
Hospitality Management 4 13 0 0 17
Ophthalmic & Optometric Support Services 0 13 0 0 13
Mechanics & Repairers 0 13 0 0 13
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 12 0 0 0 12
Environmental Control Technology 4 5 2 0 11
Business Support & Assistant Services 1 5 4 0 10
General Engineering Technology 0 10 0 0 10
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 0 10 0 0 10
General Biology 0 8 0 0 8
Legal Support Services 0 5 3 0 8
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 2 6 0 0 8
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 8 0 0 8
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 6 0 0 6
Health & Physical Education 0 6 0 0 6
Industrial Production Technology 1 4 0 0 5
Biology & Biotech Lab Technician 1 4 0 0 5
Drama & Theater Arts 0 5 0 0 5
Fine & Studio Arts 0 5 0 0 5
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 4 0 0 0 4
Ethnic Studies 4 0 0 0 4
Community Organization & Advocacy 1 3 0 0 4
Audiovisual Communications 0 0 3 0 3
Music 0 3 0 0 3
Plumbing & Water Supply 1 1 0 0 2
Special Education 0 2 0 0 2
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 1 0 1
International Business 0 1 0 0 1
Journalism 0 0 1 0 1
Graphic Communications 0 0 1 0 1
Computer Software & Applications 1 0 0 0 1
Building Management & Inspection 0 1 0 0 1
Teaching Assistants 0 0 1 0 1
Architectural Engineering Technology 0 1 0 0 1
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 1 0 0 1
Natural Resources Conservation 0 1 0 0 1
Chemistry 0 1 0 0 1
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 0 0 0 0
Construction 0 0 0 0 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0
Engineering Technology (Other) 0 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering 0 0 0 0 0
Human Development & Family Studies 0 0 0 0 0
American Sign Language 0 0 0 0 0
Romance Languages 0 0 0 0 0
History 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 0 0 0 0 0
Mechanic & Repair Tech (Other) 0 0 0 0 0
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 0 0 0
Philosophy 0 0 0 0 0
Religious Studies 0 0 0 0 0
Boilermaking 0 0 0 0 0
Precision Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0
Precision Production Trades 0 0 0 0 0
General Psychology 0 0 0 0 0
Other Psychology 0 0 0 0 0
Geography & Cartography 0 0 0 0 0
Political Science & Government 0 0 0 0 0
Sociology 0 0 0 0 0
Social Work 0 0 0 0 0
Ground Transportation 0 0 0 0 0
Dance 0 0 0 0 0
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 149 1,246 109 7 1,511

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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