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Muskegon Community College Overview

Muskegon Community College is a public institution situated in Muskegon, Michigan. The city atmosphere of Muskegon makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Muskegon Community College Known For?

667 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the undergraduate certificate is the highest award a student can attain at Muskegon Community College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

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Muskegon Community 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.

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#132 Most Popular Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Muskegon Community College?

Location of Muskegon Community College

Contact details for Muskegon Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 221 S Quarterline Rd, Muskegon, MI 49442-1432
Phone: 231-773-9131

How Do I Get Into Muskegon Community College?

You can apply to Muskegon Community College online at:

As long as you submit the requested materials to Muskegon Community College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Muskegon Community College?

9% Take Out Loans
17.4% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Muskegon Community College, approximately 9% of students took out student loans averaging $4,090 a year. That adds up to $16,360 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Muskegon Community College is 17.4%. 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.

Muskegon Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,417 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,999 undergraduate students at Muskegon Community College, with 1,417 being full-time and 2,582 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Muskegon Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,417 full-time undergraduates at Muskegon Community College, 46% are male and 54% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Muskegon Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Muskegon Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Muskegon Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 14
Black or African American 108
Hispanic or Latino 111
White 1,052
International Students 16
Other Races/Ethnicities 116

Over 5 countries are represented at Muskegon Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, South Korea, and Canada.

Online Learning at Muskegon Community College

406 Took All Classes Online
1,545 Took At Least One Class Online
9,103.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,545 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


This school is the 55th 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 Muskegon Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Muskegon Community College was 9,103.0%. This is the #9 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Muskegon Community College regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Education 47%
Teacher Education Grade Specific 44%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Muskegon Community 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 Muskegon Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Teacher Education Grade Specific #2
Education #4

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%.

Muskegon Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 356 0 356
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 79 79
Nursing 0 65 0 65
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 17 34 51
Teacher Education Grade Specific 6 10 0 16
Health Sciences & Services 0 14 0 14
Business Administration & Management 0 10 0 10
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 10 0 0 10
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 4 4 0 8
Criminal Justice & Corrections 2 6 0 8
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 6 1 7
Precision Metal Working 2 3 2 7
Industrial Production Technology 1 4 0 5
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 3 2 5
Electronics Engineering Technology 2 2 0 4
Design & Applied Arts 0 4 0 4
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 2 1 3
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 2 1 3
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 2 0 2
Computer Software & Applications 0 2 0 2
Computer Systems Networking 0 2 0 2
Accounting 0 1 0 1
Marketing 0 1 0 1
Teaching Assistants 0 1 0 1
General Engineering 0 1 0 1
Health Aids/Attendants/Orderlies 1 0 0 1
Music 0 1 0 1
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 0 0
Audiovisual Communications 0 0 0 0
Graphic Communications 0 0 0 0
Computer Programming 0 0 0 0
Data Entry 0 0 0 0
Special Education 0 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 0 0 0 0
General Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Quality Control Technology 0 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 28 519 120 667


*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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