Fast Facts

This is a central location for demographic, financial, and program facts about Henry Ford College. If you have questions, contact

Here you will find fast facts about Henry Ford College's student enrollment, faculty, operating budget, College sports, arts, performances, and more.

This website is updated annually in the late Fall.

HFC Fast Facts is also available as a PDF (see bottom of page) and as a printed booklet, updated annually, that you may obtain by emailing

Student Profile

Includes credit and non-credit students

Fall 2023 Enrollment: 11,278 students


72% Attend day classes
17% Attend both day and evening classes
11% Attend evening classes

36% Full-time students
64% Part-time students


Female: 57%
Male: 43%


21 and older: 45%
20 and younger: 55%
Average age: 23


2% Hispanic/Latino
1% Non-Resident Alien
3% Asian
3% Two or More Races
13% Black or African American
22% Middle Eastern/North African
36% White
20% Race and Ethnicity Unknown

Faculty and Staff


With the exception of human resources employees, cabinet officers, and their administrative assistants, the College’s employees are members of one of five bargaining units: the American Federation of Teachers, Local 1650; the Administrators’ Association (AFLCIO), Local 71; the Support Staff Association; the Adjunct Faculty Organization, AFT Local 337; and the Dearborn Schools Operating Engineers Association.

Full-time Faculty: 177
Full-time Support Staff: 119
Full-time Administration: 120
Adjunct Faculty: 346
Part-time Professional Staff: 64
Part-time Support Staff: 15
Building Operations Staff: 40

Total HFC employees: 881

Financial Aid

of non-dual enrollment students receive some form of financial aid.

$51 million
in financial aid was distributed to students during the 2022-23 academic year.

students were awarded financial aid for the 2022-23 academic year.

Our Guarantee

HFC’s tuition freeze guarantees a flat tuition rate. Any student who graduates within four years of initial enrollment will receive a refund for any tuition increases that took place while they were enrolled.

Tuition rates for 2023-2024


NOTE: HFC’s current tuition rates are published here. The numbers below are for the 2023-2024 academic year and may not remain the same after June 30, 2024. The rates below are not guaranteed to be the most up-to-date tuition rates.

$111.00 per credit hour (In District)

$194.00 per credit hour (Out of District)

$281.00 per credit hour (Out of State / International)

Operating Budget

2022-2023 Expenditures by Activity

Henry Ford College had a total budget of $94,133,000 for the 2022-23 fiscal year.

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administrative services

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information technology

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physical plant operations

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student services

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instructional support

2022-2023 Revenue by Funding Source

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tuition and fees

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state appropriations

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property taxes

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other sources

HFC Schools

Henry Ford College has organized its academics into four schools. These schools allow HFC to be responsive to the educational and career needs of our students.

School of Liberal Arts (SoLA)

22 programs

School of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Professional Development (BEPD)

98 programs

School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)

12 programs

School of Health and Human Services (HHS)

34 programs

Arts and Culture

HFC offers entertainment (musical, dance, and theatre performances, an art gallery, sporting events), career fairs, lectures, seminars, and many other events that are open to the public.

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Theatre Performances

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Musical performances

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Gallery exhibitions

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Student Clubs

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Hundreds of lectures, seminars, and public events annually

HFC Athletics

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Men's Sports

Baseball, Basketball, Wrestling, Roller Hockey (club)

Women's Sports

Basketball, Softball, Volleyball

Number of Hawks Student Athletes: 131

Hawks affiliations

  • National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)
  • Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA)
  • National Collegiate Roller Hockey Association (NCRHA)

Recent Championships and Recognitions

  • Roller Hockey Club finishes as NCRHA National Champions, 2022
  • Men’s Basketball wins NJCAA Great Lakes District B Championships for third straight year, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • 14 Hawks earn NJCAA All-Academic honors, 2023
  • Men’s Basketball players D'Quarion Cole and D'Juan Seal earn NJCAA All-America honors, 2023
  • Richard Kidd, baseball pitcher, named MCCAA Player of the Year, Accepts scholarship to University of Michigan, 2023
  • Jager Kwaitkowski, wrestler, named MCCAA Player of the Year, 2023
  • 25 Hawks earn athletic scholarships to play at four-year institutions covering 9 states and Canada, 2023
  • Head Men's Basketball Coach, Chris Shepard, named MCCAA Coach of the Year and NJCAA District Coach of the Year, 2023


PDF and printed versions of HFC Fast Facts

Printed publication

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PDF file

A PDF version of the 2023-2024 Fast Facts is here. Please note that this PDF was not able to be modified to meet all accessibility standards, due to the way the original publication file was created. For an accessible version of this content, please use this webpage, or request a printed copy of the publication.