Henry Ford College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,592
2.13% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$3,178
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
5.56%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
11,204
35.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
11.4%
164 Graduates

About

Henry Ford College is a higher education institution located in Wayne County, MI. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Henry Ford College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (221 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (187 degrees), and Registered Nursing (161 degrees).

In 2022, 1,496 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Henry Ford College. 62% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (873 degrees), 4.59 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (190 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Henry Ford College is $2,592, which is $−5,520 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Henry Ford College is $2,592, which is $−5,520 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,178.

In 2022, 60% of undergraduate students attending Henry Ford College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 19% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$2,592
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Henry Ford College was $2,592. The cost of tuition at Henry Ford College is $−5,520 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$3,178
2022 Value
17.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Henry Ford College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,178. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Henry Ford College grew by 17.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,423
Room and Board
$1,608
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Henry Ford College was of $9,423 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.16% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,608. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.52% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

60%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
19%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

60% of undergraduate students at Henry Ford College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 15.4% with respect to 2021, when 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.56%
2019 Default Rate
162
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Henry Ford College was 5.56%, which represents 162 out of the 2916 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Henry Ford College had a total enrollment of 11,204 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Henry Ford College is 3,938 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,266. This means that 35.1% of students enrolled at Henry Ford College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Henry Ford College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.4% White, 13.6% Black or African American, 4.29% Two or More Races, 3.31% Asian, 2.27% Hispanic or Latino, 0.277% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.179% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Henry Ford College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (31.8%), followed by White Male (25.7%) and Black or African American Female (7.06%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

35.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Henry Ford College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,204 students. The full-time enrollment at Henry Ford College is 3,938 and the part-time enrollment is 7,266. This means that 35.1% of students enrolled at Henry Ford College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%
2015 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Henry Ford College was 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Henry Ford College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    6,428 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    1,524 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    481 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Henry Ford College is 57.4% White, 13.6% Black or African American, 4.29% Two or More Races, 3.31% Asian, 2.27% Hispanic or Latino, 0.277% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.179% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1,922 students (17.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 358 more women than men received degrees from Henry Ford College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Henry Ford College is white (873 degrees awarded). There were 4.59 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (190 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Henry Ford College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (221 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (187 degrees) and Registered Nursing (161 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Henry Ford College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (390 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (60 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (65 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Henry Ford College are Registered nurses (1,403,838 people), Medical & health services managers (156,654 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (141,529 people), Pharmacists (135,090 people), and Other managers (119,483 people).

The most specialized majors at Henry Ford College in 2022 are Liberal Arts & Humanities (390 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (60 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (65 degrees), Health (328 degrees), and Legal (22 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Henry Ford College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Henry Ford College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (390 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (60 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (65 degrees), Health (328 degrees), and Legal (22 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Henry Ford College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,514,549 people), Elementary & secondary schools (333,208 people), Outpatient care centers (248,452 people), Offices of physicians (209,305 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (172,575 people).

The most specialized majors at Henry Ford College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (390 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (60 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (65 degrees), Health (328 degrees), and Legal (22 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Henry Ford College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 221 degrees awarded
  2. 187 degrees awarded
  3. 161 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Henry Ford College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 221 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

569
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
927
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 569 degrees were awarded to men at Henry Ford College, which is 0.614 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (927).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 77 degrees were awarded to men at Henry Ford College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.7 times less than the 110 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 175 degrees were awarded to men at Henry Ford College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 3.8 times more than the 46 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (20%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Henry Ford College is Female and Asian (20% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 13.4% of graduates (22 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    873 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    190 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    78 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Henry Ford College is white (873 degrees awarded). There were 4.59 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (190 degrees).

17.2% of degree recipients (257 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    533 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    340 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    133 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Henry Ford College is white female (533 degrees awarded). There were 1.57 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (340 degrees).

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Operations

Henry Ford College employs 169 Instructors. Most academics at Henry Ford College are Female Instructor (88), and Male Instructor (81).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Henry Ford College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 99 employees, Service, with 67 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 39 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$45.2M
2022 Salaries
2.14%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Henry Ford College paid a median of $45.2M in salaries, a 2.14% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$17.7M
Instructional Salaries
169
Number of Employees

In 2022, Henry Ford College paid a total of $17.7M to 169 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
169 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
99 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Henry Ford College was Instructor with 169 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Henry Ford College were Office and Administrative Support with 99 employees, Service with 67 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 39 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Henry Ford College was Female Instructor with 88 employees, and Male Instructor with 81 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Henry Ford College.

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