Wayne County Community College District

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,618
2022 Average Net Price
$5,354
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.03%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
12,219
11.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
12.8%
63 Graduates

About

Wayne County Community College District is a higher education institution located in Wayne County, MI. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Wayne County Community College District were Liberal Arts & Sciences (732 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (73 degrees), and General Computer Programming (46 degrees).

In 2022, 1,688 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Wayne County Community College District. 63% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (1,152 degrees), 3.49 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (330 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Wayne County Community College District is $2,618, which is $−5,494 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Wayne County Community College District is $2,618, which is $−5,494 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,354.

In 2022, 56% of undergraduate students attending Wayne County Community College District received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 5% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$2,618
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Wayne County Community College District was $2,618. The cost of tuition at Wayne County Community College District is $−5,494 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$5,354
2022 Value
44.4%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Wayne County Community College District had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,354. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Wayne County Community College District grew by 44.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,614
Room and Board
$1,700
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Wayne County Community College District was of $6,614 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 13.6% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,700. The cost of books and supplies increased by 16.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

56%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
5%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

56% of undergraduate students at Wayne County Community College District received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 56% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.03%
2019 Default Rate
91
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Wayne County Community College District was 4.03%, which represents 91 out of the 2259 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Wayne County Community College District had a total enrollment of 12,219 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Wayne County Community College District is 1,422 students and the part-time enrollment is 10,797. This means that 11.6% of students enrolled at Wayne County Community College District are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Wayne County Community College District, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.2% Black or African American, 11.7% White, 5.28% Two or More Races, 4.22% Hispanic or Latino, 1.17% Asian, 0.221% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0737% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Wayne County Community College District in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (41.9%), followed by Black or African American Male (25%) and White Female (7.17%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

11.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Wayne County Community College District in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 12,219 students. The full-time enrollment at Wayne County Community College District is 1,422 and the part-time enrollment is 10,797. This means that 11.6% of students enrolled at Wayne County Community College District are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Wayne County Community College District was 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Wayne County Community College District had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    8,337 enrolled students
  2. White
    1,435 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    645 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Wayne County Community College District is 68.2% Black or African American, 11.7% White, 5.28% Two or More Races, 4.22% Hispanic or Latino, 1.17% Asian, 0.221% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0737% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 868 students (7.1%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 440 more women than men received degrees from Wayne County Community College District. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Wayne County Community College District is black or african american (1,152 degrees awarded). There were 3.49 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (330 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Wayne County Community College District is Liberal Arts & Sciences (732 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (73 degrees) and General Computer Programming (46 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Wayne County Community College District, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (62 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (951 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (156 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Wayne County Community College District are Registered nurses (1,410,537 people), Software developers (545,864 people), Other managers (192,531 people), Medical & health services managers (160,260 people), and Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (142,016 people).

The most specialized majors at Wayne County Community College District in 2022 are Transportation (62 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (951 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (156 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (48 degrees), and Health (295 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Wayne County Community College District are Surgeons, Physicians, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Wayne County Community College District are Transportation (62 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (951 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (156 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (48 degrees), and Health (295 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Wayne County Community College District are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,561,074 people), Computer Systems Design (593,200 people), Elementary & secondary schools (382,216 people), Outpatient care centers (257,750 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (241,208 people).

The most specialized majors at Wayne County Community College District are Transportation (62 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (951 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (156 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (48 degrees), and Health (295 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Wayne County Community College District.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 732 degrees awarded
  2. 73 degrees awarded
  3. 46 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Wayne County Community College District was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 732 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

624
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,064
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 624 degrees were awarded to men at Wayne County Community College District, which is 0.586 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,064).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 277 degrees were awarded to men at Wayne County Community College District in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.411 times less than the 674 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 674 degrees were awarded to men at Wayne County Community College District in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.43 times more than the 277 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

1%
100% Completion Time
10%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 1% of students graduating from Wayne County Community College District completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 10% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 19% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Wayne County Community College District is Male and Hispanic or Latino (33.3% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    1,152 degrees awarded
  2. White
    330 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    82 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Wayne County Community College District is black or african american (1,152 degrees awarded). There were 3.49 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (330 degrees).

3.44% of degree recipients (58 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    732 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    420 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    207 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Wayne County Community College District is black or african american female (732 degrees awarded). There were 1.74 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (420 degrees).

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Operations

Wayne County Community College District employs 68 Instructors. Most academics at Wayne County Community College District are Female Instructor (36), and Male Instructor (32).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wayne County Community College District are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 149 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 110 employees, and Service with 69 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$48.1M
2022 Salaries
1.76%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Wayne County Community College District paid a median of $48.1M in salaries, a 1.76% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.33M
Instructional Salaries
68
Number of Employees

In 2022, Wayne County Community College District paid a total of $5.33M to 68 employees working as instructors, which represents 11.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
68 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
149 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Wayne County Community College District was Instructor with 68 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Wayne County Community College District were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 149 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 110 employees, and Service with 69 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Wayne County Community College District was Female Instructor with 36 employees, and Male Instructor with 32 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Wayne County Community College District.

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