Grand Rapids Community College

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About Grand Rapids Community College

According to Wikipedia, Grand Rapids Community College is a public community college in Grand Rapids, Michigan.History Grand Rapids Junior College was established on September 21, 1914, after University of Michigan faculty passed a resolution encouraging the establishment of junior colleges in Michigan. Grand Rapids Junior College was the first junior college in Michigan. The college operated out of Central High School, 421 Fountain St. NE, until 1924. The course offerings, based on University of Michigan offerings, were mathematics, history, rhetoric and composition, German, Latin, biology, and physics. All of them were focused on college transfer. The college's first graduating class numbered 49 students, who paid $60 per year for tuition. The following year, to encourage enrollment, tuition was reduced to $40 per year for Grand Rapids residents and $50 for nonresidents. In 1918 Grand Rapids Junior College received its initial accreditation from the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

Grand Rapids Community College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Graduation Rate
17%

How Much Does Grand Rapids Community College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
$7,410$459

How Much Do Grand Rapids Community College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Grand Rapids Community College, then you can expect to earn an average of $34,400 per year. You also have a 85% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Grand Rapids Community College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-Grads
8,2758,275

Where is Grand Rapids Community College?

Grand Rapids Community College is located at 143 Bostwick Ave NE, Grand Rapids MI 49503-3295

How Safe is Grand Rapids Community College?

Grand Rapids Community College has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%. Grand Rapids has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Grand Rapids Community College Known For?

Grand Rapids Community College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Grand Rapids Community College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Grand Rapids Community College's Most Influential Alumni?

Grand Rapids Community College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Business, Communications, and Engineering. Here are some of Grand Rapids Community College's most famous alumni:

Russell Christopher
An American opera singer.
Carl Powell
An American football player.
Brandon Dillon
An American politician.
K. William Stinson
An American politician .
Rodney Vaccaro
An American singer.
Edward Fenlon
An American politician .
Michael Sak
An American politician.
Bill Hardiman
An American politician.
Jovan Olafioye
A Canadian football player.
Steve Pestka
An American politician.
Lawrence J. Fuller
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Tony Kimbrough
An American football player and coach.