Grand Rapids Community College

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Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC), located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA, is a community college offering Associate’s degrees, occupational training, certification programs, and other learning opportunities for the community.

GRCC also has the Lakeshore campus located in Holland. This campus is made up of six different locations. Classes offered the Lakeshore campus are taught at the Grand Valley State University’s Meijer Campus, the West Ottawa high school north building, the Midtown Center, the Carerline Technical Center, the Winding Creek Golf Course, or the Patrick A. Thompson M-TEC.

GRCC’s eleven-block downtown campus includes a learning center, a library, several classroom buildings, the Applied Technology Center, Spectrum Theater, a field house with a natatorium, a remodeled music building, Botswick Commons, a student center (including the Diversity Learning Center), and the state-of-the-art Calkins Science Center. In order to serve the Eastown neighborhoods and the East Hills neighborhoods (as well as the greater Grand Rapids Community) an off-campus “Learning Center” was added.

General Information

Admission Office

143 Bostwick Avenue NE

Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3295

(616) 234-7623

Fax: (616) 234-4107

Contact: Diane Patrick

Director of Admissions
Main Address

143 Bostwick Avenue NE

Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3295

(616) 234-4000

Total undergrads: 15,403

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 3,542

Degree-seeking undergrads: 14,392


Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Occupational health program applicants must be high school graduates, have GPAs and completed specific classes with a 2.0 grade or better.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Landscaping A

Architecture & Related Programs

Architectural Technology A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Commercial/Advertising Art A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Interior Design A
Music – General A
Music – General Performance A
Music – Piano/Organ A
Music – Voice/Opera A
Music Management/Merchandising A
Music recording technology A
Photography A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology A
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A
Executive Assistant A
Fashion Merchandising A
Office Clerical Services C
Sales and Distribution A

Communications & Journalism

Journalism A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A,C
Computer Programming – General A,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Networking/LAN/WAN Management A
Web/Multimedia Design A,C
Web/Multimedia Management A


Art Teacher Education A
Business Teacher Education A
Chemistry Teacher Education A
Elementary Education A
English Teacher Education A
Mathematics Education A
Music Teacher Education A
Physical Education A
Science Teacher Education A
Teacher Assistance A
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels A
Technology/Industrial Arts Education A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Drafting A
Automotive Engineering Technology A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Engineering Technology – General A
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration A
Mechanical Drafting A
Plastics A,C
Quality Control A,C
Water Quality/Treatment A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A
Speech/Rhetorical Studies A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Adult Development/Aging A
Child Care Management A
Child Development A

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science A
Dental Assistance A,C
Dental Hygiene A
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical A,C
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Pre-optometry A
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prepharmacy A
Preveterinary Medicine A
Surgical Technology A

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Library Science

Library Science A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair C

Natural Resources & Conservation

Fishing/Fisheries A
Forestry – General A
Natural Resources Management/Policy A
Wildlife/Wilderness Management A

Personal & Culinary Services

Baking/Pastry Arts C
Culinary Arts/Chef Training A
Funeral Services/Mortuary Science A
Restaurant/Catering Management A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Geology A
Oceanography A
Physics A

Precision Production Trades

Machine Shop Technology A,C
Precision Production Trades – General A
Welding Technology A,C


Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Social Work A

Science Technologies

Chemical Technology A

Security & Protective Services

Corrections A
Fire Science/Firefighting A
Law Enforcement Administration A
Police Science A

Social Sciences

Economics A
Political Science/Government A
Sociology A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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