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Wayne County Community College District

Wayne County Community College District

Wayne County Community College District, also known as WCCCD, was established in 1967 by the Legislature of the State of Michigan. The story of the college is that of continuing growth and innovation in providing instructive training and leadership for the metropolitan region. The five campuses of WCCCD are located in industrial, rural, and metropolitan areas. The college places a strong emphasis on occupational and career programs and traditional college and university transfer programs.

WCCCD offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. The athletics department of the college fields men's and women's sports teams that participate in several sports. The sports teams of the college are known as the Wildcats.

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Contacting Wayne County Community College District

Wayne County Community College District
801 W Fort St
Detroit , MI 48226
General Phone: (313) 496-2600
http://www.wcccd.edu

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Wayne County Community College District Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts657liberal arts and sciences, general studies, social services
Nursing and Emergency Medicine113EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Medical Support and Technology110dental assistant, dental hygienist, dental lab tech, pharmacy tech, veterinary assistant, surgical tech, physician assistant, mental health services tech
Business and Management84business management, accounting technology, management information systems
Security and Law Enforcement51corrections, criminal justice and police
Mechanics and Repair38communications install and repair, HVAC, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics, aircraft maintenance, aircraft powerplant tech
Family and Social Work21foodservice management, adult development and aging, child care management
Education and Teaching21elementary school teaching, secondary teaching
Computer Science and Engineering20computer and info science, computer programming
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy18occupational therapist assistant, dietetic technician
Engineering Technician15electronics tech, electromechanical tech, manufacturing tech, computer engineering tech, drafting
Therapy and Counseling9substance abuse counseling
Law7legal assistant
Production Trades4machinist, welding
Religion and Philosophy4religion
Construction Trades3property management
Medical Administration3medical billing

Number of programs and degrees for Wayne County Community College District in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years7817
Associate's degree1,10039

Wayne County Community College District Student Body

In 2007-2008, Wayne County Community College District had a total enrollment of 20,504 students (11,328 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 17%
Black 66%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 14%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 11%
18-19 14%
20-21 12%
22-24 13%
25-29 13%
30-34 11%
35-39 9%
40-49 10%
50-64 5%
65+ 1%

Wayne County Community College District Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 38 %
Part-Time 34 %

Wayne County Community College District Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Detroit, 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.

Wayne County Community College District Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,408
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,128
Books and supplies $ 850

Financial Aid:
Wayne County Community College District participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 923000)

Wayne County Community College District Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year8$57,32811$63,420
All faculty totalcalendar year8$57,32811$63,420

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year44$67,90445$68,351
All faculty totalacademic year44$67,90445$68,351

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

Wayne County Community College District Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

SportMenWomenTotal
Total252752
Baseball191837
All Other Sports6915

Wayne County Community College District Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Management Information Systems and Services, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance and Management

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Tech
Manufacturing Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Adult Development and Aging
Child Care and Support Services Management
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management

Law
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General

Mechanics And Repair
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Physician Assistant
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Surgical Technology/Technologist
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Dietetic Technician (DTR)
Occupational Therapist Assistant

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Security And Law Enforcement
Corrections
Criminal Justice/Police Science

Therapy And Counseling
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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Wayne County Community College District Highlights

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What Sets Wayne County Community College District Apart:

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Female % of student body
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Number of students
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Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 6%Wayne County Community College District Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
% of degrees in liberal arts
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Top 8%Wayne County Community College District % of degrees in liberal arts
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Wayne County Community College District Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% students 40 years or older
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 14%Wayne County Community College District % students 40 years or older
Salaries of full-time faculty
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Top 14%Wayne County Community College District Salaries of full-time faculty
Minority % of student body
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Top 14%Wayne County Community College District Minority % of student body
Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Wayne County Community College District Number of degree programs
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%Wayne County Community College District % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine

Notable:
checked Open admission
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
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
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
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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