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106 Colleges
24,842 Yearly Graduations
$63,242 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$29,369 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly healthcare graduations, Michigan is ranked #12 in the country with 24,842 degrees handed out in 2019. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Michigan is $15,811 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $18,763 a year.

An estimated 55% of college students in Michigan take out loans, with the average loan amount being $7,342 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
1,334 Yearly Degrees
$15,555 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 39,176 undergraduates at Michigan State, of which 35,722 are full-time, and there are 49,809 students altogether. Michigan State has a freshman retention rate of 91%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 72% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

Roughly 41% of students at Michigan State take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,129 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,600 during the early-career years.

#2

Grand Valley State University

Allendale, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
1,235 Yearly Degrees
$13,180 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 21,112 undergraduates at GVSU, of which 18,810 are full-time, and there are 24,033 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

About 81% of students who apply get accepted. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Roughly 62% of students at GVSU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,584 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,300 during the early-career years.

#3

Wayne State University

Detroit, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
1,201 Yearly Degrees
$14,629 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Wayne State University is 26,824, of which 17,643 students are undergraduates and of those, 13,107 are full-time. It takes the average Wayne State undergraduate about 4.9 years to complete their degree.

About 67% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Roughly 49% of students at Wayne State take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,857 a year. Wayne State has a 7.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,600 during the early-career years.

#4

Baker College

Owosso, Michigan
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,153 Yearly Degrees
$9,920 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,240 undergraduates at Baker College, of which 2,801 are full-time, and there are 7,606 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Baker College is 5.0 years.

Approximately 60% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,612 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Baker College is $23,800.

#5

Oakland University

Rochester Hills, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
1,141 Yearly Degrees
$14,520 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 19,013 students at Oakland in total, 15,543 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 12,454 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Oakland is 4.8 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 84%. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,271 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Oakland with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
1,135 Yearly Degrees
$16,540 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Michigan - Ann Arbor is 48,090, of which 31,266 students are undergraduates and of those, 30,204 are full-time. It takes the average U-M undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

About 27% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

Roughly 32% of students at U-M take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,099 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from U-M is $49,800.

#7

Washtenaw Community College

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
840 Yearly Degrees
$4,176 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,978 students at Washtenaw Community College in total, 3,013 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

22% of Washtenaw Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,847 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,400 during the early-career years.

#8

Ferris State University

Big Rapids, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
834 Yearly Degrees
$12,376 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Ferris State University is 12,472, of which 11,184 students are undergraduates and of those, 7,779 are full-time. For undergraduates at Ferris, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

68% of Ferris students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,487 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,500 during the early-career years.

#9

Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
815 Yearly Degrees
$13,758 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Eastern Michigan University is 17,784, of which 14,872 students are undergraduates and of those, 10,572 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 45%. Of the accepted students, 62% are men and 25% are women.

60% of Eastern Michigan students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,418 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.1% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,000 during the early-career years.

#10

Lansing Community College

Lansing, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
798 Yearly Degrees
$6,930 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Lansing Community College is 11,673, which includes 4,175 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 26% of students at LCC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,938 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,900 during the early-career years.

#11

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
725 Yearly Degrees
$12,833 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Central Michigan University is 19,362, of which 14,627 students are undergraduates and of those, 12,798 are full-time. For undergraduates at Central Michigan, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 68%. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Approximately 79% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,919 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Central Michigan is $34,100.

#12

Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
650 Yearly Degrees
$13,017 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 17,051 undergraduates at WMU, of which 14,558 are full-time, and there are 21,470 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at WMU is 4.7 years.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Around 46% of accepted students are men, and 54% are women.

76% of WMU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,792 a year. WMU has a 7.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from WMU is $32,300.

#13

University of Detroit Mercy

Detroit, Michigan
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
634 Yearly Degrees
$28,840 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Detroit Mercy is 5,080, of which 2,745 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,350 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 65%. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

51% of Detroit Mercy students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,243 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Detroit Mercy is $45,100.

#14

University of Michigan - Flint

Flint, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
582 Yearly Degrees
$11,860 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,297 students at UM Flint in total, 5,862 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,633 are full-time. It takes the average UM Flint undergraduate about 4.9 years to complete their degree.

About 65% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Roughly 53% of students at UM Flint take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,123 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UM Flint is $32,500.

#15

Davenport University

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
512 Yearly Degrees
$19,338 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,429 students at Davenport University in total, 5,078 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,467 are full-time. It takes the average Davenport University undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

71% of Davenport University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $11,317 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,400 during the early-career years.

#16

Oakland Community College

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
466 Yearly Degrees
$4,592 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 15,211 students at Oakland Community College in total, 3,776 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Approximately 12% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,670 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Oakland Community College is $24,900.

#17

Saginaw Valley State University

University Center, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
462 Yearly Degrees
$10,814 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,476 undergraduates at Saginaw Valley State University, of which 6,348 are full-time, and there are 8,251 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Approximately 64% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,378 a year. Saginaw Valley State University has a 8.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Saginaw Valley State University is $32,500.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
412 Yearly Degrees

There are 292 full-time undergraduates at Career Quest Learning Centers - Lansing, and 292 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Roughly 54% of students at Career Quest Learning Centers - Lansing take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,552 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.5% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $17,000 during the early-career years.

#19

Macomb Community College

Warren, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
391 Yearly Degrees
$6,165 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 19,628 students at Macomb Community College in total, 6,045 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Roughly 7% of students at Macomb Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,575 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Macomb Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#20

Kellogg Community College

Battle Creek, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
351 Yearly Degrees
$6,611 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,223 students at Kellogg Community College in total, 1,006 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 13% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,921 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Kellogg Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#21

Schoolcraft College

Livonia, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
333 Yearly Degrees
$5,384 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,240 full-time undergraduates at Schoolcraft College, and 9,230 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Roughly 8% of students at Schoolcraft College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,076 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Schoolcraft College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#22

Henry Ford College

Dearborn, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
309 Yearly Degrees
$5,020 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 12,146 students at Henry Ford College in total, 4,213 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

29% of Henry Ford College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,091 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,900 during the early-career years.

#23

Northern Michigan University

Marquette, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
291 Yearly Degrees
$11,525 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Northern Michigan University is 7,732, of which 7,136 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,191 are full-time. It takes the average Northern Michigan University undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Roughly 67% of students at Northern Michigan University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,119 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,500 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
277 Yearly Degrees
$3,263 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,071 full-time undergraduates at WCCCD, and 14,436 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 25% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,240 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 24.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $19,900 during the early-career years.

#25

Delta College

University Center, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
270 Yearly Degrees
$6,590 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Delta College is 7,819, which includes 2,737 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 16% of students at Delta College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,613 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Delta College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other Michigan Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Siena Heights University 266
27 Dorsey Schools, Madison Heights 260
28 Grand Rapids Community College 247
29 Spring Arbor University 246
30 Mott Community College 241
31 Dorsey Schools, Roseville 237
32 Madonna University 223
33 Muskegon Community College 217
34 Jackson College 201
35 Dorsey Schools, Wayne 186
36 St Clair County Community College 169
37 Calvin University 157
38 Andrews University 155
39 Ross Medical Education Center - Madison Heights 149
40 Ross Medical Education Center - Kentwood 147
41 Career Quest Learning Centers - Jackson 142
41 Irene’s Myomassology Institute 142
41 Abcott Institute 142
41 Kalamazoo Valley Community College 142
45 Career Quest Learning Center - Mt. Pleasant 138
45 Dorsey Schools, Dearborn 138
47 Lake Michigan College 132
48 Ross Medical Education Center - Roosevelt Park 131
49 Kirtland Community College 130
50 Chamberlain University - Michigan 129
51 Ross Medical Education Center - Midland 127
52 Ross Medical Education Center - Kalamazoo 122
53 Bay de Noc Community College 119
54 Northwestern Michigan College 115
55 Ross Medical Education Center - Flint 114
55 Montcalm Community College 114
57 Monroe County Community College 108
58 Carnegie Institute 105
59 Ross Medical Education Center - Grand Rapids North 101
60 Mid Michigan College 96
61 Ross Medical Education Center - Portage 90
62 Ross Medical Education Center - Lansing 88
63 Ross Medical Education Center - Davison 85
64 Dorsey Schools, Southgate 84
65 Gogebic Community College 83
65 Ross Medical Education Center - New Baltimore 83
67 Ross Medical Education Center - Saginaw 82
68 Ross Medical Education Center - Canton 76
69 Ross Medical Education Center - Taylor 73
70 Michigan Career and Technical Institute 71
71 Alpena Community College 70
72 North Central Michigan College 67
73 Ross Medical Education Center - Ann Arbor 66
73 Dorsey Schools, Saginaw 66
75 Alma College 63
76 Career Quest Learning Center - Bay City Branch 62
77 Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine 60
77 Ross Medical Education Center - Brighton 60
79 Concordia University, Ann Arbor 59
80 Glen Oaks Community College 56
81 Southwestern Michigan College 55
82 Hope College 54
83 Ross Medical Education Center - Port Huron 53
83 Lake Superior State University 53
83 Dorsey Schools, Waterford Pontiac 53
86 West Shore Community College 52
87 University of Michigan - Dearborn 44
87 Detroit Business Institute-Downriver 44
89 Michigan Technological University 35
90 Cornerstone University 28
91 Finlandia University 27
92 Rochester College 23
93 Cleary University 20
93 Aquinas College Michigan 20
95 Adrian College 19
95 Douglas J Aveda Institute 19
97 Lakewood School of Therapeutic Massage 18
98 Northwood University 12
98 Bay Mills Community College 12
100 Bayshire Academy of Beauty Craft Inc 8
101 University of Phoenix - Michigan 6
102 Albion College 3
103 The Salon Professional Academy 1
104 Olivet College 0
104 Kettering University 0
104 Lawrence Technological University 0

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