Washtenaw Community College graduate Star Looney yells to her husband, Todd Goerlitz, in the crowd prior to the WCC Commencement ceremony on May 19 at the Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center while fellow graduate Akasha Thompson (left) looks on. | Photo by Lon Horwedel


Meet our graduates

Student record data on the Washtenaw Community College Class of 2018:

29: Average age of graduates

60.2: Percent of graduates who are women

59.2: Percent of graduates who live or work in-district

30.1: Percent of graduates who are minorities

1,278: Total associate degrees earned

282: Associate degrees earned with honors (3.5+ GPA)

265: Associate degrees earned with high honors (3.8+ GPA)

Most popular associate degree programs:
Liberal Arts Transfer (240)
Occupational Studies (173)
Business (139)
Registered Nursing (105)

1,858: Certificates earned

408: Certificates earned with honors (3.5+ GPA)

406: Certificates earned with high honors (3.8+ GPA)

Most popular certificate programs:
Liberal Arts MTA (536)
Nursing Assistant Skills (276)
Core Business Skills (146)
Health Care Foundations (60)


More coverage

There’s plenty to read and watch related to WCC’s 2018 Commencement ceremony held April 19 at the Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center:

Feature: Student speaker Paula Salazar’s path from tragic childhood to limitless future

Class of 2018 gifts: Local philanthropists will match donations to Student Emergency Fund

Going digital: WCC offering digital certification service to graduates

Photos: More than 200 of them on our Flickr page

Highlight video: From our multimedia communicator, Kelly Gampel

Honorary degree: Awarded to Pastor George W. Waddles Jr.

Processional: Video of all grads who participated in Commencement

Honors Convocation: Days before Commencement, we honored our best and brightest students. Meet the student speaker (and see video of her speech).