Schoolcraft College: Narrative Description

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18600 Haggerty Rd.
Livonia, MI 48152-2696
Tel: (734)462-4400
Admissions: (734)462-4426
Fax: (734)462-4553
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District-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Michigan Department of Education. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1961. Setting: 183-acre suburban campus with easy access to Detroit. Endowment: $8.9 million. Research spending 2003-04: $295,249. Educational spending 2003-04: $2516 per student. Total enrollment: 10,213. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 27:1. 3,570 applied, 100% were admitted. 93% from top 10% of their high school class, 94% from top quarter, 96% from top half. Full-time: 3,377 students, 52% women, 48% men. Part-time: 6,836 students, 60% women, 40% men. Students come from 4 states and territories, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 8% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.2% international, 38% 25 or older, 13% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Recommended: high school transcript. Required for some: high school transcript. Placement: ACT or CPT required; ACT recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. Area resident tuition: $1875 full-time, $62.50 per credit hour part-time. State resident tuition: $2790 full-time, $93 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $4110 full-time, $137 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $110 full-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 11 open to all; national fraternities; 3% of men are members. Most popular organizations: Student Activities Board, Ski Club, student newspaper, Music Club, Phi Theta Kappa. Major annual events: School Daze, Wildlife Education Program, Children's Safe Halloween Party. Student services: legal services, health clinic, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Bradner Library plus 1 other with 96,216 books, 176,413 microform titles, 634 serials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2003-04: $1.1 million. 775 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Livonia is in a suburban area, population 260,000, located 20 miles west of Detroit and is convenient to airports. Good part-time employment opportunities are available for students.

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