MONROE, Mich. – WalletHub, a personal finance website, has ranked Monroe County Community College the best community college in Michigan for 2019.
The college was also ranked in the top 20 percent of community colleges in the U.S.
To determine the best community colleges nationwide and in each state, WalletHub selected a sample of 710 schools from the list of member institutions in the American Association of Community Colleges. The community colleges were rated according to cost and financing, education outcomes and career outcomes.
MCCC ranked 129th in the nation out of the 710 schools evaluated.
Data used to create the rankings were collected from the National Center for Education Statistics, CNBC, U.S. Department of Education, Council for Community & Economic Research and College Measures.
The complete results and methodology for the study, titled “2019’s Best & Worst Community Colleges,” can be found at https://wallethub.com/edu/best-worst-community-colleges/15076/.
The top community college in in the nation was State Technical College of Missouri.
The top 10 community colleges in Michigan were:
- Monroe County Community College (Monroe)
- Delta College (University Center)
- Kellogg Community College (Battle Creek)
- Montcalm Community College (Sidney)
- St. Clair County Community College (Port Huron)
- West Shore Community College (Scottville)
- Gogebic Community College (Ironwood)
- Washtenaw Community College (Ann Arbor)
- Grand Rapids Community College (Grand Rapids)
- Bay Mills Community College (Brimley)
About Monroe County Community College
Founded in 1964, Monroe County Community College is a public, two-year institution supported by tax monies from Monroe County, educational funds from the State of Michigan and student tuition. The college’s mission is to enrich lives in our community by providing opportunity through student-focused, affordable, quality higher education and other learning experiences. The Main Campus is located at 1555 South Raisinville Road, Monroe, Mich., 48161, with easy access to Toledo and Detroit. The Whitman Center is located in Temperance, Mich., 48182, near the Ohio-Michigan Border. Detailed information about MCCC is available at www.monroeccc.edu.