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Located in Detroit, Michigan, Wayne County Community College District is a public institution. Detroit is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

1,260 Full-Time Undergraduates
$2,839 Avg In-State Tuition

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Wayne County Community College District Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at WCCCD.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Best Value Mental & Social Health Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Value Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science Basic Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Best Value Dental Support Services Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#89 Best Value Allied Health Services Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#98 Best Value Allied Health Professions Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards WCCCD has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#38 Best Value Colleges for Dental Hygiene/Hygienist College Factual
#43 Best Value Colleges for Dental Support Services College Factual

Where Is Wayne County Community College District?

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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/

Can I Afford WCCCD?

$2,839 In-State Tuition
17% Take Out Loans
23.6% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time WCCCD students paid $118 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $149 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $2,839 $3,574
Fees $424 $424
Books and Supplies $1,460 $1,460

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 WCCCD, approximately 17% of students took out student loans averaging $5,139 a year. That adds up to $20,556 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at WCCCD is 23.6%. 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

1,260 Full-Time Undergraduates
61% Women
74% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 10,748 undergraduate students at WCCCD, with 1,260 being full-time and 9,488 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 1,260 full-time undergraduates at WCCCD, 39% are male and 61% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 23
Black or African American 805
Hispanic or Latino 32
White 290
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 102

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

1,930 Took All Classes Online
3,408 Took At Least One Class Online
3.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 3,408 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 3.1%. This is the #1,415 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 Trade School Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Surgical Technology 5 17 3 25
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 14 5 2 21
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 0 20 0 20
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist 15 0 0 15
Sterile Processing Technology/Technician 15 0 0 15
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 0 0 13 13
Other Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technologies 0 8 3 11
Anesthesiologist Assistant 0 9 0 9
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 1 7 1 9
Dental Assisting/Assistant 0 0 8 8
Medical Office Management/Administration 0 4 2 6
Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician 0 5 1 6
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician 0 4 1 5
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 3 0 0 3
3-D Modeling and Design Technology 0 2 0 2
Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Technology 0 2 0 2
Welding Technology/Welder 0 2 0 2
Building/Property Maintenance 0 1 0 1
Automation Engineer Technology 0 0 1 1
Geothermal Energy Technology 0 0 1 1
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant 0 1 0 1
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 0 0 1 1
Hematology Technology 1 0 0 1
Renal/Dialysis Technologist/Technician 0 0 1 1
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 1 1
CAD/CADD Drafting &/or Design Technology 0 0 0 0
Biomedical Technology 0 0 0 0
Occupational Therapist Assistant 0 0 0 0
Physician Assistant 0 0 0 0
Geothermal Energy System Installation and Repair Technology 0 0 0 0
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies, Other 0 0 0 0
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0
Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0
Other Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Technologies 0 0 0 0
Mortuary Science & Embalming/Embalmer 0 0 0 0
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist 0 0 0 0
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist 0 0 0 0
Truck & Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 54 87 39 180

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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