On The Record: Affordability

Students walking on WCC campus

WCC begins new school year with full-slate of on-campus classes starting August 30

Fran LeFort - August 23, 2021

Washtenaw Community College is gearing up for its return to campus, focusing on providing a high-quality education while maintaining a safe environment for students, faculty and staff.

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tags: Affordability, Transfer, Alpha Scholars

Dan Tyrrell at work

Medical researcher got debt-free start at WCC

WCC Communications - August 19, 2021

With WCC’s affordable tuition and an academic scholarship to boot, Dan Tyrrell started his educational journey without the burden of student debt. The money he saved went toward a Ph.D. program at Wake Forest University.

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tags: Alumni Profile, Affordability, On The Record, August 2021, STEAM, Transfer, Student Success

Futures for Frontliners logo

Applications being accepted for Futures for Frontliners program

Rich Rezler - September 12, 2020

The State of Michigan has opened applications for its Futures for Frontliners program that will cover tuition costs at Washtenaw Community College and other community colleges for those who served as essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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tags: Futures For Frontliners, Affordability, ousearch_News_2020, Scholarships

Futures for Frontliners logo

Applications being accepted for Futures for Frontliners program

Rich Rezler - September 12, 2020

The State of Michigan has opened applications for its Futures for Frontliners program that will cover tuition costs at Washtenaw Community College and other community colleges for those who served as essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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tags: Affordability, On The Record, Scholarships, Futures For Frontliners, October 2020, ousearch_News_On The Record

WCC emeritus student Claudia Dionne poses in one of the college's art studios

70-year-old achieves goal of earning a WCC degree ... and did it for free

Rich Rezler - January 20, 2020

Claudia Dionne took WCC classes for free thanks to the college’s emeritus student program that offers tuition-free credit and non-credit classes to Washtenaw County residents age 65 and older.

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tags: Fine Arts, January 2020, Affordability, Emeritus Program, On The Record, Community enrichment, ousearch_News_On The Record

WCC Business instructor Doug Waters holding an expensive textbook that he replaced with a free online alternative

WCC is saving students money by creating alternatives to textbooks

Rich Rezler - January 20, 2020

After generating nearly $7 million in student savings over the past three years, faculty and staff at WCC is continuing to expand the college’s Open Education Resource (OER) program.

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tags: January 2020, Affordability, OER, Library, Open Education Resources, On The Record, ousearch_News_On The Record

Student working on a computer

Making College More Affordable

Washtenaw Community College - May 01, 2019

6 Things You Can Do to Earn a Degree for Less

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tags: Affordability, Launch Spring/Summer 2019, Launch, ousearch_News_Launch Magazine