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Wayne County Community College District Overview

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

What Is Wayne County Community College District Known For?

1,639 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at WCCCD.
  • In 2017-2018, 12% of the faculty were full-time.

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Wayne County Community College District 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.

WCCCD has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#187 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 WCCCD.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#7 Most Popular Transportation & Materials Moving Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Best Value Dental Support Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Best Value Allied Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#30 Best Value Mental & Social Health Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#60 Best Value Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#60 Best Value Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#60 Best Value Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#67 Best Value Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#78 Best Value Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#93 Most Popular Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Wayne County Community College District?

Location of Wayne County Community College District

Contact details for WCCCD are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 801 W. Fort Street, Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: 313-496-2600
Website: www.wcccd.edu

How Do I Get Into WCCCD?

You can apply to WCCCD online at: www.wcccd.edu/pdfs/admission_application.pdf

Wayne County Community College District has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Wayne County Community College District?

25% Take Out Loans
24.1% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At WCCCD, approximately 25% of students took out student loans averaging $4,240 a year. That adds up to $16,960 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at WCCCD is 24.1%. 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.

Wayne County Community College District Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,071 Full-Time Undergraduates
59% Women
69% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 14,436 undergraduate students at WCCCD, with 2,071 being full-time and 12,365 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  WCCCD

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,071 full-time undergraduates at WCCCD, 41% are male and 59% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  WCCCD

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Wayne County Community College District students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of WCCCD Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 8
Black or African American 1,292
Hispanic or Latino 32
White 443
International Students 19
Other Races/Ethnicities 277

Over 26 countries are represented at WCCCD. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, and Canada.

Online Learning at Wayne County Community College District

1,754 Took All Classes Online
3,479 Took At Least One Class Online
-0.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,479 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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Online Growth Rankings of WCCCD

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Wayne County Community College District was -0.2%. This is the #2,214 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at WCCCD regardless of major.

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%.

Wayne County Community College District 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 0 957 0 957
Nursing 0 82 0 82
Business Administration & Management 0 74 3 77
Allied Health Professions 15 20 36 71
Computer Programming 0 58 0 58
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 41 0 41
Information Technology 15 20 3 38
Dental Support Services 0 23 15 38
Ground Transportation 0 0 34 34
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 10 13 8 31
Mental & Social Health Services 0 11 14 25
Health Aids/Attendants/Orderlies 22 0 0 22
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 10 8 18
Design & Applied Arts 0 8 8 16
Accounting 4 7 4 15
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 9 6 15
Human Development & Family Studies 6 6 0 12
Health & Medical Administrative Services 2 9 1 12
General Engineering 0 10 0 10
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 10 0 0 10
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 1 8 0 9
Legal Support Services 0 7 0 7
Precision Metal Working 0 7 0 7
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 4 1 5
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 5 0 5
American Sign Language 1 3 0 4
Social Work 0 4 0 4
Computer Software & Applications 1 0 1 2
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 2 0 0 2
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 2 0 2
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 2 0 0 2
Agricultural Economics & Business 1 0 0 1
Graphic Communications 0 0 1 1
Building Management & Inspection 0 1 0 1
Industrial Production Technology 1 0 0 1
Robotics Engineering 0 0 1 1
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 0 1 0 1
Funeral & Mortuary Science 0 1 0 1
Fire Protection 0 1 0 1
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 0 0
Hospitality Management 0 0 0 0
International Business 0 0 0 0
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 0 0 0 0
Other Engineering 0 0 0 0
Library & Information Science 0 0 0 0
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 0 0 0 0
Homeland Security 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 93 1,402 144 1,639

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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