Kirtland Community College, established in 1966, is a public institution positioned in Roscommon, Michigan, primarily serving nine counties in the northeastern lower peninsula. The college offers a rural campus setting with facilities focused on providing vocational and technical education alongside traditional academic programs. As a two-year college, Kirtland's academic profile includes certificate and associate degree programs with a particular emphasis on health sciences, business, criminal justice, and industrial trades. Application to Kirtland is open, catering to a diverse student body seeking postsecondary education or workforce development. The college does not provide on-campus housing, encouraging students to engage with the surrounding communities. Though Kirtland does not have a prominent athletic program, it focuses on its mission to deliver accessible, quality education and training that supports regional economic development.
Kirtland Community College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student. 444 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 959 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $5,820 plus fees of $810.