Washtenaw Community College

4800 E Huron River Dr
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Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education – undergraduate programs offered
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
For-credit instruction programs offered
Recreational or avocational (leisure) programs
Noncredit education offered
Workforce Education
Contract Training/Customized Training
Remedial Education
Recreational/Avocational/Leisure/Personal Enrichment
Adult Basic Education
Adult High School Diploma or Equivalent
English as a Second Language
Continuing Professional Education
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty by primary function, Fall 2022Full timePart time
Total faculty152513
Research and public service10
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2019-20202020-20212021-20222022-2023% change 2021-2022 to 2022-2023
Tuition and fees
Books and supplies$1,012$1,058$1,126$662-41.2%
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board$9,240$9,176$9,312$12,57635.1%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2019-20202020-20212021-20222022-2023% change 2021-2022 to 2022-2023
Off Campus$14,672$14,654$14,858$18,47824.4%
Off Campus with Family$5,432$5,478$5,546$5,9026.4%
Off Campus$16,328$16,310$16,586$20,25422.1%
Off Campus with Family$7,088$7,134$7,274$7,6785.6%
Off Campus$17,840$17,822$18,194$21,93420.6%
Off Campus with Family$8,600$8,646$8,882$9,3585.4%
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Alternative Tuition Plans and Promise Program
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
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Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2021-2022
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber awarded aidPercent awarded aidTotal amount of aid awardedAverage amount of aid awarded
Any student financial aid143573%————
Grant or scholarship aid35259%$2,519,719$7,158
Federal grants29049%$1,901,089$6,555
Pell grants23239%$1,425,221$6,143
Other federal grants17730%$475,868$2,689
State/local government grant or scholarships10518%$330,466$3,147
Institutional grants or scholarships9716%$288,164$2,971
Student loan aid11419%$650,873$5,709
Federal student loans11419%$650,873$5,709
Other student loans00%$0
  • 1 Includes students awarded Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber awarded aidPercent awarded aidTotal amount of aid awardedAverage amount of aid awarded
Grant or scholarship aid14,65255%$21,897,396$4,707
Pell grants2,97935%$13,074,449$4,389
Federal student loans1,66720%$9,770,592$5,861
Grant or scholarship aid1773%$583,300$7,575
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid awarded, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$2,981$2,857$3,684
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2019-20202020-20212021-2022
$0 – $30,000$1,892$1,242$2,188
$30,001 – $48,000$3,376$2,341$2,303
$48,001 – $75,000$5,466$4,981$6,073
$75,001 – $110,000$8,296$8,878$9,259
$110,001 and more$9,147$9,209$8,826
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students awarded federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2022
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)10,622
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment518
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:Full-time: 26%Part-time: 74%Student Gender:Male: 45%Female: 55%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%Asian: 5%Black or African American: 15%Hispanic/Latino: 8%Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%White: 62%Two or more races: 6%Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%U.S. Nonresident: 2%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:24 and under: 58%25 and over: 42%Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:In-state: 97%Out-of-state: 2%Foreign countries: 0%Unknown: 1%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2021.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:Enrolled exclusively in distance education courses: 44%Enrolled in some, but not all, distance education courses: 26%Not enrolled in any distance education courses: 29%
  • This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students
Student retention:Full-time students: 65%Part-time students: 53%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2021 and Returned in Fall 2022
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution without completing at the current institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 22 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2022.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2019
Overall graduation rate:Overall graduation rate: 28%Transfer-out rate: 18%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by gender
Overall graduation rate by gender:Male: 21%Female: 34%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2019 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity:American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%Asian: 33%Black or African American: 18%Hispanic/Latino: 33%Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 50%White: 30%Two or more races: 16%Race/ethnicity unknown: 20%U.S. Nonresident: 33%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2019 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Graduation Rates by Time to Completion

Graduation rates can be measured over different lengths of time. "Normal time" is the typical amount of time it takes full-time students to complete their program. For example, the "normal" amount of time for many associate's degree programs is 2 years. Not all students complete within the normal time, so graduation rates are measured by other lengths of time as well, including "150% of normal time" (e.g., 3 years for a 2-year program) and "200% of normal time," or twice as long as the normal time (e.g., 4 years for a 2-year program).

Graduation Rates for Students Who Began Their Program in Fall 2018 or Fall 2019, by Time to Completion
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2021-2022
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgram<12
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping-17d-24
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General-9d-14
Business Administration and Management, General-49-108
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies-11d--
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General-32d--
Management Science-3--
Merchandising and Buying Operations3d4d-14
Office Management and Supervision-7d-21
Selling Skills and Sales Operations-7-0d
Category total3d139d-181d
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Broadcast Journalism-2-5
Category total-2-7
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General---0
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance-10-18
Computer Graphics-7-10
Computer Programming, Specific Applications-26--
Computer Programming/Programmer, General-2-29
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst---0
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications-4-22
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General-4d--
Information Technology-0-11
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design-26-11
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster-0--
Category total-79d-101
Construction Trades
Building Construction Technology/Technician-0--
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager-25-53
Building/Property Maintenance-16--
Construction Trades, General-6-2
Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter---20
Category total-47-75
Culinary, Entertainment, and Personal Services
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef-1109
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant-105
Institutional Food Workers---3
Category total-12017
Early Childhood Education and Teaching---12
Elementary Education and Teaching--030
Secondary Education and Teaching---21d
Category total--063d
Engineering, General---17
Category total---17
Engineering/Engineering-related Technologies/Technicians
Automation Engineer Technology/Technician-0--
Computer/Computer Systems Technology/Technician-22--
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other-0--
Energy Systems Technology/Technician-0--
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/Technician-0--
Hydraulics and Fluid Power Technology/Technician-4--
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other---71
Industrial Technology/Technician-1--
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician-0--
Robotics Technology/Technician-0-17
Category total-27-88
English Language and Literature/Letters
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing-1d-2
Category total-1d-2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Child Care Provider/Assistant-11-19
Category total-11-19
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
English as a Second Language-5--
Category total-5--
Health Professions and Related Programs
Dental Assisting/Assistant--15-
Electrocardiograph Technology/Technician0---
Health and Wellness, General---64
Health Services Administration---0
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant-43--
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician-2--
Mammography Technology/Technician-8--
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary-1--
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder--19-
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist---21
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist-0--
Medical/Clinical Assistant-230-
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide93---
Physical Therapy Assistant---17
Radiologist Assistant-1--
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse---138
Sterile Processing Technology/Technician-39--
Surgical Technology/Technologist---13
Category total9311734253
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Police Science-16-36
Cybersecurity Defense Strategy/Policy-0--
Category total-16-36
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal---16
Category total---16
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies--1,257238
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies---196
Category total--1,257434
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician-510-
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician-31930
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician-38-13
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician-9--
Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Technology/Technician-5--
Category total-602943
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
International/Globalization Studies---4
Category total---4
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science---7
Category total---7
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, and Kinesiology
Exercise Science and Kinesiology---3
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management-2--
Category total-2-3
Precision Production
Cabinetmaking and Millwork-2--
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist-0--
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist05--
Precision Production, Other---20
Welding Technology/Welder-52-23
Category total059-43
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Community Organization and Advocacy---24
Human Services, General-4d--
Category total-4d-24
Visual and Performing Arts
Cinematography and Film/Video Production-5-6
Commercial and Advertising Art-15014
Film/Cinema/Media Studies---3
Fine and Studio Arts Management-0--
Fine/Studio Arts, General---4
Interior Design---0
Music Performance, General-0--
Music Technology-0--
Visual and Performing Arts, General-4--
Category total-32038
Grand total966131,3201,471
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution. Data on varsity athletics are submitted annually as required by the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA), by all co-educational postsecondary institutions that have an intercollegiate athletics program. For the most recent data collection, EADA did not collect data on varsity athletics for programs that were cancelled due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
Higher Learning CommissionAccredited since ((!)01/01/1973)08/31/2030
Programmatic Accreditation
Accreditor / ProgramStatusNext Review Date
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. – May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programsAccredited since ((!)06/01/1996)TBD
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programsAccredited since (06/01/1996)06/30/2024
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Dental Assisting (DA)Accredited since (12/08/1967)12/31/2023
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistantAccredited since (04/29/2009)12/31/2023
Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistantPreaccredited (04/25/2007 - 04/29/2009)
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographersAccredited since ((!)05/01/1973)02/01/2029
  • (!) Estimated date
  • For more detailed information on accreditation for this institution, including all actions and justification for actions, visit OPE's Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs: ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/institution-profile/123305.
Criminal Offenses201920202021
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape110
d. Fondling201
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape000
g. Robbery000
h. Aggravated assault000
i. Burglary000
j. Motor vehicle theft001
k. Arson000
VAWA Offenses201920202021
a. Domestic violence000
b. Dating violence102
c. Stalking401
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
Disciplinary Actions201920202021
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.300
b. Drug abuse violations310
c. Liquor law violations600
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • The crime statistics displayed only includes On-Campus data associated with the main campus as listed on College Navigator. For statistics associated with each campus location, off campus data, and for additional information covering Hate Crimes, and Fire statistics see https://ope.ed.gov/campussafety.
  • The On-Campus data do not include incidents that: (a) took place on public property, including thoroughfares, streets, sidewalks, and parking facilities, that is within the campus, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus; (b) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students, and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Department of Defense Voluntary Educational Partnership Memorandum of Understanding
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2021-2022
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits: 174DoD Tuition Assistance Program: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance disbursed through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance disbursed through the institution:Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits: $2,301
  • Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
Rates by time to completion2010-112011-12
Graduation rate
150 percent of normal time3%5%
200 percent of normal time3%--
Transfer-out rate
150 percent of normal time55%53%
200 percent of normal time55%--
  • Depending on the program length, graduation and transfer-out rates can be measured over different lengths of time. The academic years, 2010-11 and 2011-12, are the cohort years students entered an institution. "Normal time" is the typical amount of time it takes full-time students to complete their program from the time they entered an institution. For example, the "normal" amount of time (or 100% time) for many associate's degree programs is 2 years. Not all students complete within the normal time, so graduation rates are measured by other lengths of time as well, including "150% of normal time" (e.g., completion within 3 years for a 2-year program) and "200% of normal time," or twice as long as the normal time (e.g., completion within 4 years for a 2-year program).
  • (--) not applicable
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year202020192018
Default rate0.0%3.0%11.8%
Number in default162255
Number in repayment1,8592,0012,160
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)