Grand Rapids Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - BadSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Grand Rapids Community College is a large two-year, public school with 14,930 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1914 and is one of the 8 colleges and schools located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
107
Good
Grand Rapids Community College will give you the opportunity to earn a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Grand Rapids Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 107 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Management, Nursing, Business, and Culinary. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
56%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Grand Rapids Community College is low at 56% (way below Michigan average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
19 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Grand Rapids Community College is very low: 20%. Nearly 25% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Grand Rapids Community College is reasonably decent - 19:1. Find out more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$8,800
Low
Average tuition costs are relatevely low - about $8,300 a year. The additional fees at Grand Rapids Community College beyond tuition are around $500, which makes it a total of $8,800 a year.

Read the details about Grand Rapids Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Grand Rapids Community College is $20.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Grand Rapids Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (616) 234-4000 or check Grand Rapids Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Grand Rapids Community College provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Grand Rapids Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Grand Rapids Community College.

Based on the college crime information, Grand Rapids Community College seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Grand Rapids Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Grand Rapids Community College, 143 Bostwick Ave NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503-3295, USA
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