On October 24, 1961, residents of the Livonia, Plymouth-Canton, Garden City and Clarenceville school districts voted to the establish a community college in an effort to create an environment for individuals seeking the opportunity to grow intellectually and strengthen their economic independence. Originally called Northwest Wayne Community College to reflect the communities that encompassed the college’s district and primary areas of service, the name was changed in February 1963 to Schoolcraft College in honor of Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, a 19th century explorer, scholar and Indian agent who played a part in the early development of Michigan.
Schoolcraft College offers classes, certificate programs, and associate degrees designed to lead directly to employment or to transfer to a four-year college or university. The programs are divided into the following departments:
- Arts, Humanities, and Communication
- Business and Information Technology
- Culinary Arts/Brewing and Distillation Technology
- Healthcare and Health Sciences
- Manufacturing and Technology
- Natural Sciences
- Public Safety
- Social Sciences
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Sector Of Institution:Public, 2-year
Religious Affiliation:Not applicable
Highest Level Of Offering:Associate's degree
Adult Age Enrollments:3,992
Percent Admitted:Open admissions policy
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