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West Shore Community College

3000 N Stiles Rd, Scottville, MI

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West Shore Community College, located in Scottville, Michigan, was founded in 1967 to provide service and education to residents of Mason and Manistee Counties. WSCC is a public two year institution and since its foundation has expanded its facilities to accommodate growth in enrollment and to keep pace with the changing technological and educational advancements within the United States. Additionally, the school offers facilities for sports, including a recently added ice arena, as well a s full service student campus center. The school also maintains a partnership with West Shore Medical Center to provide additional in Manistee County.

Academics

West Shore Community College offers a number of programs to assist students in pursuing academic or career oriented goals. Academic transfer programs allow students to complete the first two years of a four year education then transfer those credits to a four year institution and complete the final two years of a bachelor's degree. Transfer to public Wisconsin schools is made easier through agreements in place that put forth guidelines for guaranteed transfer. Career training programs prepare students for entry into he work force through skill development, allowing them to pursue work opportunities upon completion of the program. Such programs take between one and two years to complete, resulting in a certificate or associate degree that demonstrates competency in the field of study to potential employers.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid

West Shore Community College is an open enrollment institution allowing students who meet the minimum requirements for admission to enroll upon submission of the admissions application. Students must provide transcripts and complete a placement exam, and are encouraged to participate in orientation and meet with a counselor prior to enrollment.

Financial aid forms should be submitted prior to the start of each academic year, and is offered to students who maintain fulltime program enrollment. Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) which will be used to determine financial needs, program eligibility and monetary awards. Aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $3,900. 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: $2,200-$2,600
    • Out-of-State: $5,200-$6,192
  • Charges per unit:
    • State Residents: $91-$110 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $220-$260 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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid79%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships74%$4,033
Receiving Student Loans10%$3,541

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, West Shore Community College may offer services to students like those listed below:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students 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 West Shore Community College, versus those community colleges in Michigan, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.

 West Shore Community CollegeMason CountyMichigan
Graduation Rate12.4%-14.7%
Transfer-out Rate26.7%-26.7%
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Programs Offered

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 West Shore 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

Education

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Precision Production

Security and Protective Services

Other Community Colleges Nearby

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Contact Information

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Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

School Map




ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
79%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
13:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$4,327