Henry Ford Community College

Henry Ford Community College

Henry Ford Community College is a public college situated in Dearborn, Michigan and was established in 1938. This accredited 2-year university occupies 75 acres, and has more than 10,000 undergraduates at present. The college offers certificate programs and Associate degrees in health science, culinary arts, fine arts sciences and liberal arts disciplines.

HFCC's Center for Lifelong Learning offers courses for professional development. Henry Ford also offers a Honors Program, a radio station (WHFR 89.3 FM), and a chapter of Phi Theta Kappa.

Henry Ford's sports teams are nicknamed the Hawks, and the college has 17 intramural teams. The university also has many intercollegiate teams like women's volleyball, softball and basketball, and men's golf, basketball and baseball.

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Henry Ford Community College
5101 Evergreen Rd
Dearborn , MI 48128-1495
General Phone: (313) 845-9600

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Henry Ford Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine250EMT paramedic, registered nursing, nursing assistant
Liberal Arts235liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Business and Management173business, business management, logistics, customer service management, accounting technology, accounting and related services
Engineering Technician102electronics tech, electromechanical instrument tech, HVAC tech, energy systems tech, manufacturing tech, industrial production tech, CAD and design
Mechanics and Repair97industrial mechanics, automobile mechanics, mechanic and repair
Education and Teaching79special ed, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, early childhood education
Medical Support and Technology77medical assistant, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, radiographer, pre-pharmacy
Security and Law Enforcement68corrections, criminal justice and administration
Computer Science and Engineering60computer programming, web design, computer and media applications, computer networking
Office and Administration45office management, administrative assistant, executive secretary
Cooking and Culinary Arts27pastry, chef training, restaurant and catering management, waiter/waittress
Law17legal assistant
Hospitality17hospitality management, hotel management
Photography and Commercial Art16commercial art
Medical Administration14medical office management, clinical assistant, medical receptionist, medical billing
Family and Social Work12child care provider
Therapy and Counseling11physical therapist assistant
Architecture and Planning9architectural tech
Media8mass communication, animation and special effects
Design7interior design, illustration
Art Studies4art studies
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy4health and fitness
Music2various music studies
Fine Arts1ceramics

Number of programs and degrees for Henry Ford Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1,12843
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years9716
Award of less than 1 academic year12320

Henry Ford Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Henry Ford Community College had a total enrollment of 13,983 students (9,912 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 54%
Black 23%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 17%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 8%
18-19 25%
20-21 16%
22-24 12%
25-29 13%
30-34 10%
35-39 7%
40-49 7%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Henry Ford Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 58 %
Part-Time 43 %

Henry Ford Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Dearborn, Michigan for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Michigan Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Henry Ford Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,264
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,384
Books and supplies $ 1,288

Financial Aid:
Henry Ford Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 227000)

Henry Ford Community College Faculty

Henry Ford Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1724

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year100$91,40579$82,135
All faculty totalacademic year100$91,40579$82,135

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Henry Ford Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Architecture And Planning
Architectural Technology/Technician

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Customer Service Management
Logistics and Materials Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Food Service, Waiter/Waitress, and Dining Room Management/Manager
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager

Interior Design

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, General

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Instrumentation/Maintenance Techs, Other
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
Manufacturing Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Fine Arts
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics

Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians, Other

Animation, Interactive Tech, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Mass Communication/Media Studies

Medical Administration
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller
Medical Office Management/Administration
Medical Reception/Receptionist
Medical/Health Management and Clinical Assistant/Specialist

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Music, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
Office Management and Supervision

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

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