Public 2 Year

Grand Rapids Community College

Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Grand Rapids Community College overview
Location Grand Rapids, Michigan
Online grcc.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Midsize City
Grand Rapids Community College overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC), located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is a two-year public community college offering a broad range of academic programs. Founded in 1914, GRCC enrolls students seeking associate degrees, certificates, and workforce training. The campus features a mix of contemporary and historical architecture, providing a vibrant atmosphere within the urban environment of Michigan's second-largest city, proximate to Lake Michigan's shores. GRCC is known for its inclusive application process, focusing on accessibility rather than selectivity in admissions. Among the college's diverse academic offerings, programs in business, health professions, and liberal arts are particularly prominent. While GRCC does not have traditional on-campus housing, it supports student needs through partnerships with nearby living communities. The college does not emphasize intercollegiate athletics, focusing more on its academic and workforce development programs.

Grand Rapids Community College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  3,360 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 8,443 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $7,470 plus fees of $459.


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Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition

In District Costs for Grand Rapids Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$778
Other Fees$459
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $9,325
Other Expenses Budget$5,111
Total One Year Cost$19,213

Michigan Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Grand Rapids Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$778
Other Fees$459
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $9,325
Budget for Other Expenses$5,111
Total One Year Cost$23,143

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$33,700 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Grand Rapids Community College students
Subject Percent of Class
Liberal Arts and Humanities 32%
Health Professions 15%
Business 12%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 6%
Education 4%

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