West Shore Community College

West Shore Community College

West Shore Community College, located in Scottville, Michigan and abbreviated as WSCC, is a two year community college that was established in 1967.

West Shore Community College confers associate's degrees and certificates in various programs of study. The students can choose from subjects such as accounting, office information systems, radiologic technology, business administration and medical office assisting.

The students of West Shore Community College participate in on-campus clubs and organizations such as Phi Theta Kappa, Future Business Leaders, The Chronicle and Law Enforcement Club. The students are offered financial aid by the college in the form of grants, loans and scholarships. Students can earn degrees such as the Richard and Helen Daron Academic Excellence Award.

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West Shore Community College
3000 N Stiles Rd
Scottville , MI 49454-0277
General Phone: (231) 845-6211

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West Shore Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts78liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine47EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Business and Management26business administration, accounting technology, sales and marketing
Security and Law Enforcement13corrections, criminal justice and police
Family and Social Work11child care provider
Medical Administration6medical secretary
Production Trades6machine shop assistant, welding
Education and Teaching4teacher aide
Computer Science and Engineering4computer networking, system administration
Office and Administration3administrative assistant
Engineering Technician2drafting
Medical Support and Technology1medical coding

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree17416
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years276

West Shore Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, West Shore Community College had a total enrollment of 1,352 students (902 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 14%
18-19 25%
20-21 14%
22-24 9%
25-29 11%
30-34 7%
35-39 6%
40-49 10%
50-64 4%
65+ 1%

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


West Shore Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 52 %
Part-Time 37 %

West Shore Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Scottville, 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.

West Shore Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,074
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,034
Books and supplies $ 800

Financial Aid:
West Shore Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 795000)

West Shore Community College Faculty

West Shore Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year14$68,15710$68,672
Associate professoracademic year1*2*
All faculty totalacademic year15$66,84012$66,436

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

West Shore Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
System Administration/Administrator

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder

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

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

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West Shore Community College Highlights

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What Sets West Shore Community College Apart:

Number of students
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Top 8%West Shore Community College Number of students
Number of degree programs
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Top 10%West Shore Community College Number of degree programs
Salaries of full-time faculty
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Top 12%West Shore Community College Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in security and law enforcement
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Top 14%West Shore Community College % of degrees in security and law enforcement
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 17%West Shore Community College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
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Top 18%West Shore Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in liberal arts
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Top 18%West Shore Community College % of degrees in liberal arts

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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