Monroe County Community College, located in Monroe, Michigan, was founded in 1964 though it did not begin operation until 1967. The school is the only institution of higher learning in Monroe County. The school also maintains relationships with nearby colleges and universities, allowing students to take undergraduate courses at MCCC for the purposes of convenience, allowing individuals to earn a bachelor's degree without leaving Monroe. The school also maintains a secondary location in Temperance known as the Whitman Center. The school offers high quality educational opportunities that are constantly reviewed and updated to ensure they meet the needs of current and future students.
Monroe County Community College offers a variety of programs aimed at assisting student pursue academic transfer opportunities or to pursue careers through training programs. Students seeking academic transfer will complete a curriculum that completes the first two years of a four year education. Upon completion students will apply to colleges and universities, and once accepted will complete the final two years and earn a bachelor's degree. Students applying to public state schools in Michigan will find agreements in place that ease transfer requirements and assist in transfer. Private and out of state schools will have varying admissions requirements, and it is recommended students seek the aid of a counselor if they wish to transfer.
Career training programs assist individuals in pursuing long term employment through education and skill development in one of the many high demand fields available for study. Programs are taught by experienced and qualified faculty, with practical courses giving students the opportunity to train in simulated real world conditions with proper supervision to ensure safety. Programs take between one and two years to complete, resulting in a degree or certificate that demonstrates competency and encourages employer confidence.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Monroe County Community College is a public, two year, open enrollment institution that allows any individual that meets the minimum requirements for admission to enroll by completing an application and paying the associated fees. Students are asked to provide previous transcripts and standardized test scores if available, and may be asked to take a placement exam prior to registration. Participation in student orientation and a meeting with a counselor prior to the first semester are encouraged in order to familiarize new students with campus and assist them with choosing the right program.
Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships. Students in need of financial assistance must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the information provided within which will be used by the financial aid office to determine need and aid program eligibility when constructing a students aid packet. Aid must be applied for prior to each academic year and should be submitted prior to posted dates to ensure the information is available prior to the start of the school year.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $4,900. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition range:
- State Residents: $3,100-$3,700
- Out-of-State: $5,900-$7,092
- Charges per unit:
- State Residents: $100-$120 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $200-$240 per credit unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||60%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||49%||$4,414|
|Receiving Student Loans||19%||$4,143|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help support students, Monroe County Community College may offer student services like those listed below:
- Online course work available
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Work study style employment
- Assistance to find work
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for Monroe County Community College, versus those community colleges in Michigan, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.
|Monroe County Community College||Monroe County||Michigan|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1987)
- Compare all associate's degree in nursing (ADN) programs in Michigan
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Monroe County Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Monroe County Community College.
- Schoolcraft College in Livonia, MI (35 miles away)
- Jackson College in Jackson, MI (51 miles away)
- Northwest State Community College in Archbold, OH (54 miles away)
- Bowling Green State University - Firelands in Huron, OH (58 miles away)
- Mott Community College in Flint, MI (77 miles away)