Washtenaw Community College (WCC)

Ann Arbor, MI

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Washtenaw Community College

Washtenaw Community College Student Essentials

Washtenaw Community College Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Mid-size City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.wccnet.org
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: No
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $3,576
Out-of-State Tuition: $4,656
Retention Rate: 63%
Enrollment: 12,912
Year Established: 1965

About WCC

Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, Michigan, offers over 100 degree and certificate programs in academic and professional subjects, with students guaranteed a transfer to a four-year school, if that’s their goal. Washtenaw’s campus also offers unique activities and impressive museum collections.

Associate’s degrees and professional certificates are awarded through approximately a dozen distinctive departments, which include:

  • Automotive and Motorcycle Technology
  • Construction Technology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Music and Performing Arts
  • Nursing and Health Sciences

Students may also obtain an associate’s degree in liberal arts or general studies. This is particularly useful if they plan to transfer to a four-year school, such as University of Michigan or Eastern Michigan University, two of the schools with which Washtenaw has transfer agreements.

Student activities include the Washtenaw radio station, one of the oldest college Internet stations in the country. There is also a school newspaper and such student organizations as the:

  • Arts club
  • Digital Photography Club
  • Horror and Science Fiction club
  • God Chasers club
  • Friends of Bill club

Washtenaw is also home to one of the oldest collection of fossils in the region.

Associate’s degree applicants will need to fill out an application, attend an online orientation session and submit SAT or ACT scores or take the Compass exam. Anyone with a high school diploma or GED may apply. Those interested in taking non-degree classes may enroll without applying.

Washtenaw accepts federal financial aid awards like grants and loans. Scholarships are also awarded and may be based on financial need or a combination of financial need and academic performance. Students who still require financial aid may obtain information about outside loans and scholarships from a Washtenaw financial aid officer.

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WCC Map & Location

Washtenaw Community College
4800 East Huron River Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48106

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Getting Around WCC


Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.


WCC Students

Total Students 12,912

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 4%
  • African American: 16%
  • Caucasian: 63%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Unknown and Other: 13%
Latino 4%
African American 16%
Caucasian 63%
Asian 3%
Unknown and Other 13%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 30%
Part-Time 70%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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