Washtenaw Community College

Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Reviews

Washtenaw Community College

3.14 Average Rating

Christopher from Ypsilanti, MI

a current student here
2 people found this review useful
Categories Comments
Academic Rigor
In my first semester back, fall 2011, I was able to achieve a 4.0 in my classes. This in large part to my instructors being very knowledgable and helpful.
Am enjoying being here
Being an older returning student I wasn't certain what to expect. However, I've found the instructors to be very helpful and the younger students very accepting.
Bang for the buck
At this point I'm taking all my core classes and pre-req's and will transfer to a four year college. The tuition at Washtenaw Community College is much more reasonable and allows me to save a considerable amount of money.
Tips for prospective students
Be prepared for college. Though this is a community college, you still need to be in the mindset that it's not high school. I had many fellow classmates, much younger than I, who didn't succeed in classes because they were unable to understand that unlike high school, college requires you to take responsibilty for your education.
Great for these types of students
Students on a budget who plan on transfering to a four year program or returning students who need to get back into academic life.
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Ciera from Ypsilanti, MI

a current student here
1 person found this review useful
Categories Comments
In three sentences
I love Washtenaw Community College. The instructors are great and extremely informative. No matter what challenge I go through there is always someone there to help me through it.
Tips for prospective students
Don't get discouraged. You may have one or two bad teachers or counselors but that does not mean that they all are. Washtenaw is a great school to attend and they offer a a lot different classes.
Food and Dining
The food is okay. There is much to choose from.
What to do for fun
Washtenaw offers many fun free sports to join. I enjoy volleyball very much and I can attend whenever I want
Bang for the buck
To all future students,
This school is great, academically, sports, and extra help from teachers and counselors. This school is a great choice.
Campus Safety
The safety of campus is taken into consideration from every staff member and student. The safety of student and staff is quite put together.
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Marissa from Gregory, MI

a current student here
1 person found this review useful
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In three sentences
Washtenaw Community College was the best choice I have made. I have thoroughly enjoyed my two years attending. The staff is amazing, they really want their students to succeed.
Tips for prospective students
Go to Washtenaw! It is a great college for students that do not know what they want to do and it is a lot cheaper than other four year colleges. The teachers are very caring. WCC provides many opportunities make sure to take advantage of them!
Academic Rigor
As long as you do the work assigned to you by the professors you are set up to do well.
Dorm Life
I did not stay in the EMU dorms available.
Food and Dining
They have a subway and a coffee shop.
What to do for fun
Tons of great sports and activities.
Bang for the buck
Huge bang for your small amount of money.
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Rebecca from Plymouth, MI

a current student here
1 person found this review useful
Categories Comments
In three sentences
wastenaw is a great learning environment. the teachers are so supportive! the small community feeling is a great place to be!
Tips for prospective students
make friends with the faculty.
Academic Rigor
it's as difficult as you wish it to be.
Food and Dining
yay for garret's!
What to do for fun
lots of clubs and ann arbor is just up the road
Bang for the buck
community college tuition for u of m professor's off days!
Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus
wii wednesdays
Great for these types of students
adults going back to school
Clubs and Activities
lots of options
Campus Safety
the security team is great
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E.

a current student here
4 people found this review useful
Categories Comments
Am learning a lot
I’ve been taking art classes to build up my portfolio for when I transfer and the art teachers here are phenomenal. Many of them are also employed at more expensive, “brand name” colleges like Eastern or U of M, so it’s like getting the same teaching experience for a couple thousand dollars less.
Am enjoying being here
The people are fun and the classes are great. You'll have a huge variety of classmates, and professors.
Bang for the buck
you pay around 2500 a semester for 12 credits and books, and they have tons of financial aid. totally worth it.
Tips for prospective students
If you're still in high school apply for their scholarship, you won't regret it, I got a full ride. It is only a 2 year college, but many of their credits transfer. Of the 7 professors I had my first year, 6 were amazing, one was a bit of a rambler, but he was a fluke and isn't teaching anymore as far as I understand. You can prevent this kind of experience by using one of those 'rate my professor sites before you fully commit to a class.
Great for these types of students
transfer students, art students looking to build their portfolios and learn the basics.
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Benjamin from Stockbridge, MI

a current student here
2 people found this review useful
Categories Comments
In three sentences
excellent school for the money. great class selection that transfers to almost any college in michigan and elsewhere for credit, and not just general credit. the teachers are mostly part time from either emu or uofm.
Tips for prospective students
take a history class with fitzpatrick, he will prepare you for anything uofm or any other 4 year institution can throw at you.
Academic Rigor
some classes are easy, but then again that is true of any college, it all depends on the professor and what the student is willing to put in.
Dorm Life
there are no dorms so it can not be bad.
Food and Dining
ok, so on campus there is subway and a high school cafeteria like pace called edibles. both of them provide something that can loosely be referred to as food. now if you go to the school restaurant garrets, they have actual food, its as cheap as subway and it tastes like something at an actual restaurant because it is.
What to do for fun
people play frisbee golf, there are clubs and a student activities group.
Bang for the buck
25 credits a year only costs about $3400 bucs. 50 credits runs a little over 6k. that is equal to about one semester of 12 credits at uofm or state and all the credits transfer.
Great for these types of students
students returning to school after a couple years off. students who want a small school experience.
Campus Safety
its safe, security is always around.
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