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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

WCC Tuition Going Up; Increase Kept to a Minimum

This fall Washtenaw Community College students will pay a little more for their credit classes. The Board of Trustees voted March 24 to increase tuition by $3 per credit hour. That means a full-time student taking 12 credit hours will pay $36 more per semester than last year.

The increase is essential to serve the record-setting number of traditional students and laid-off workers turning to WCC for career preparation and skill retraining in these tough economic times.

More than 3,500 new students enrolled at WCC in Fall 2008, a 10 percent increase over the previous year. The overall head count for Winter 2009 increased 7 percent as of January 23, and the upward trend is expected to continue for Fall 2009.

The ability to keep tuition increases at a minimum reflects the College’s ongoing efforts to contain costs and reduce expenses, while still maintaining the quality instruction and services Washtenaw County residents expect from WCC.

Today’s Events

  1. 11:00am–2:00pm Get2WCC Week-BIKE2Campus!
  2. 1:00pm–2:00pm Fix a Flat Bicycle Tire Workshop
  3. 6:00pm–8:00pm The Business of Being an Artist Speaker Series: Connecting with Customers

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