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Economy blamed for continuing enrollment slide

The downward trend continues as MCCC’s Fall enrollment dropped below 3,000 for the first time in 30 years. Enrollment for the Fall 2018 semester is down 5.7 percent, after several years of smaller decreases. This leaves the enrollment count at 2,943 students, compared to last year’s 3,122. According to annual […]

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Enrollment down for second semester in a row

Community Colleges of Michigan enrollment chart for Winter 2018. {Information via https://www.macrao.org/Reports/ccweekly.asp}   MCCC Registrar Tracy Vogt released enrollment figures for the 2018 Winter semester Friday morning, and with 2953 students signed up for 23,022 credit hours, the numbers are once again down. Going into Winter 2017, MCCC had 3,055 students […]

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Enrollment levels off

President Kojo working the crowd at the Back-to-School barbeque MCCC President Kojo Quartey is optimistic about this semester’s enrollment numbers. “New students are up by almost 10 percent, while total enrollment is down by less than one percent,” Quartey said. “Which is good news! Last year we were down 8 […]

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Millage fails, tuition raised

  Tuition for the 2015 fall semester at MCCC has been increased 7 percent. "Voters voted against the millage; one consequence is to raise tuition," President Kojo Quartey said. The Board of Trustees, meeting on Tuesday, April 7, unanimously agreed to raise tuition for a Monroe County resident from $95 to $102 […]

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Enrollment shows no improvement

MCCC winter enrollment fell for the seventh consecutive semester. The number of students is down 6.2 percent, or 216 students, from last semester and down 9 percent, or 326 students, from this point last year. Mark Hall, director of Admissions and Guidance Services, explained the trend correlates with the state […]

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Older students bring new perspective

Community colleges attract students from all walks of life, often ranging in age from 19 to 69, each with their own unique experiences. Older students can sometimes be the friendliest classmates. They didn’t grow up in an age where everyone texted instead of talked; they’re not afraid to be chatty. […]

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Enrollment continues to slide

(Editor's note: The final enrollment figures for the Fall 2014 semester have since been released by Tracy Vogt. The official headcount number is 3,482 which is a 7.8 percent decline in enrollment. The number of credit hours being taken is 29,571 which is a 9.9 decrease in hours since last […]