Washtenaw Community College

Washtenaw Community College

Washtenaw Community College, or WCC, is a community college located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. It was founded in 1965. The college has complete training partnerships with local and national businesses and organizations and transfer agreements with the University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University, and UM-Dearborn. WCC enrolls more than 1,000 students from over 100 different countries every year. The college is renowned for its student-built high end custom cars and is one of the only colleges/trade schools in the United States to teach high end car customizing.

Washtenaw Community College offers more than 90 credit programs in diverse areas of study. The college operates club sports where WCC students can participate in various sports such as baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, hockey, soccer, softball, and volleyball.

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Washtenaw Community College
4800 E Huron River Dr
Ann Arbor , MI 48105-4800
General Phone: (734) 973-3543

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Washtenaw Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine523registered nursing, nursing assistant
Engineering Technician329robotics tech, manufacturing tech, industrial production tech, hydraulics tech, computer systems tech, CAD and design, architectural drafting, drafting and design tech
Liberal Arts293technical and business writing, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, international studies
Business and Management155business management, accounting technology, entrepreneurship, human resources, sales
Computer Science and Engineering130computer and info science, computer programming, computer applications programming, systems analyst, web design, computer graphics, computer networking, computer security, webmastering, ...
Medical Support and Technology115health service and sciences, dental assistant, pharmacy tech, radiation therapist
Mechanics and Repair114industrial electronics tech, HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, motorcycle mechanic, vehicle maintenance
Family and Social Work104child care provider, human services
Office and Administration91data entry, office management, administrative assistant
Construction Trades71construction, construction manager, pipefitting
Media60journalism, broadcast journalism, digital communications, photo and film tech
Production Trades58machinist, welding, cabinetmaking, precision production
Education and Teaching51elementary school teaching, secondary teaching
Cooking and Culinary Arts50pastry, chef training, institutional food workers
Security and Law Enforcement28criminal justice and police
Music25various music studies
Medical Administration23medical secretary
Photography and Commercial Art17commercial art
Design15graphic design
Architecture and Planning3architectural tech
Hospitality2restaurant and food services management

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year99640
Associate's degree1,13637
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1259
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years11

Washtenaw Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Washtenaw Community College had a total enrollment of 12,068 students (8,183 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 64%
Black 14%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 3%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 12%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 21%
20-21 16%
22-24 14%
25-29 14%
30-34 8%
35-39 7%
40-49 9%
50-64 5%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

State unknown2%

Washtenaw Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 64 %
Part-Time 39 %

Washtenaw Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Ann Arbor, 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.

Washtenaw Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,072
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,200
Books and supplies $ 600

Financial Aid:
Washtenaw Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 232800)

Washtenaw Community College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track103105

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year103$74,447105$77,003
All faculty totalcalendar year103$74,447105$77,003

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

Washtenaw Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Architecture And Planning
Architectural Technology/Technician

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Selling Skills and Sales Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Graphics
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Systems Security
Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager
Construction Trades, General
Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Institutional Food Workers

Graphic Design

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Hydraulics and Fluid Power Technology/Technician
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Robotics Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Human Services, General

Restaurant/Food Services Management

Liberal Arts
General Studies
International/Global Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Technical and Business Writing

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Technology/Technician
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other

Broadcast Journalism
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant

Music, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General
Office Management and Supervision

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Cabinetmaking and Millwork/Millwright
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Precision Production, Other
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

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What Sets Washtenaw Community College Apart:

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
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checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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