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Study at Grand Rapids Community College

Grand Rapids Community College is situated in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The university offers several learning opportunities, occupational training and Associates degree programs to the students.

GRCC has more than 10, 000 undergraduates enrolled in nearly 1, 500 occupational and liberal arts courses. The university currently has more than 300 part-time and 200 full-time members and staff.

GRCC's sports teams are nicknamed The Raiders. The teams participate in women's volleyball, tennis, softball and basketball and men's tennis, golf, football, basketball and baseball.

Profile of Grand Rapids Community College

The main campus of Grand Rapids Community College is in Grand Rapids, MI (a medium-sized city). The school is a public school. Grand Rapids Community College offers degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to cooking and culinary arts.

Grand Rapids Community College Selectivity

Grand Rapids Community College admits all qualified candidates under its open-admission policy. Students attending the school come from a variety of places, in and out of state.


Grand Rapids Community College offers tenure to reward and retain some professors. Salaries for full-time faculty at the school are higher than most, allowing the school to afford quality teaching.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, Grand Rapids Community College had 15, 212 enrolled students.

Grand Rapids Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts452liberal arts and sciences, English, history, political science, general studies, sociology, foreign language and literature, economics, . . .
Business and Management189business, business management, accounting technology, fashion merchandising, sales and marketing
Nursing and Emergency Medicine117licensed practical nurse, registered nursing
Engineering Technician110engineering technician, mechanical drafting, architectural drafting, automotive tech, HVAC tech, quality control tech, electronics tech, plastics engineering tech, . . .
Education and Teaching106elementary school teaching, teacher ed, physical education teaching, English teaching, industrial arts teaching, science teaching, music teaching, business teaching, . . .
Medical Support and Technology89dental hygienist, radiation therapist, dental assistant, pre-pharmacy, clinical lab tech
Cooking and Culinary Arts87chef training, restaurant and catering management, pastry
Security and Law Enforcement76criminal justice and administration, criminal justice and police, corrections
Family and Social Work57child care management, social work, adult development and aging
Computer Science and Engineering41computer programming, network management, computer and info science, webmastering, computer applications programming, computer support
Therapy and Counselling34psychology, physical therapy
Mechanics and Repair28HVAC, industrial mechanics, automobile mechanics, electrical maintenance and repair
Photography and Commercial Art22photography, commercial art
Science17biology, physics, chemistry, oceanography
Art Studies16art studies
Production Trades16machine shop assistant, welding
Medicine14pre-med, pre-veterinary, pre-dentistry
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy14occupational therapist assistant
Medical administration9medical office management
office and Administration8executive secretary, general office occupations
Music7various music studies, piano, music performance
Fine Arts7fine arts
Science and Laboratory Technician5chemical tech
Law4legal secretary
Architecture and Planning4architecture
Drama and Performing Arts4drama
Design4interior design
Landscaping and Horticulture3landscaping
Conservation and Resource Management1forestry

Contact: Grand Rapids Community College

Grand Rapids Community College

143 Bostwick Ave NE

Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3295

General Phone: (616) 234-4000


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