Michigan College Overview

For the academic year 2019-2020, 168 colleges are active for serving college programs in Michigan. By school types, there are forty-seven public schools and 121 private schools. By school levels, sixty-five 4-years (or high) schools, thirty-five 2-4 years schools (community colleges), and sixty-eight less than 2 years schools (career, technical or vocational schools) are active based on the IPEDS data.
Of the 168 Michigan schools, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor ranked first and Hillsdale College ranked second (view more at Michigan college rankings). The 2020 average tuition & fees of all Michigan colleges is $16,397 for Michigan residents and $18,147 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 72.83% and the average SAT score is 1,122. The average number of students is 3,271 and the average student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
The below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for Michigan colleges. For the statistics, we include only 4-years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges. In addition, for some statistics, we include only eligible colleges, for example, for the graduate tuition & fees over colleges that offer the graduate programs.

2020 Michigan Colleges Comparison Table

The following table lists colleges located in Michigan ordered by college ranking. The ranking is targeting only 4-years universities and colleges. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$54,097$49,5481,43523.00%46,71693%11 to 1
Hillsdale College
Hillsdale, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$29,482$25,4201,38548.00%1,52186%9 to 1
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$40,384$37,0561,21071.00%50,35181%16 to 1
Hope College
Holland, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$36,650-1,23086.00%3,14981%11 to 1
Calvin University
Grand Rapids, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$37,806$29,1801,25077.00%3,73276%12 to 1
Kettering University
Flint, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$42,906$15,2521,27573.00%2,31563%15 to 1
Michigan Technological University
Houghton, MI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$38,388$21,9961,27074.00%7,17270%13 to 1
University of Detroit Mercy
Detroit, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$29,562$20,0471,15577.00%5,11167%11 to 1
University of Michigan-Dearborn
Dearborn, MI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$27,520$25,0721,18562.00%9,46056%17 to 1
Northern Michigan University
Marquette, MI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$18,300$13,6601,08066.00%7,59548%20 to 1
University of Michigan-Flint
Flint, MI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$24,058$18,2021,09566.00%7,53240%12 to 1
Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, MI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$23,331$19,3591,09570.00%21,62261%20 to 1
Oakland University
Rochester Hills, MI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$24,735$24,6481,12583.00%19,30957%20 to 1
Lawrence Technological University
Southfield, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$36,630$17,9181,14579.00%2,91560%11 to 1
Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$15,295$26,5521,08074.00%19,12346%14 to 1
Albion College
Albion, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$50,590-1,09569.00%1,53370%11 to 1
Saginaw Valley State University
University Center, MI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$25,401$28,7801,08573.00%8,51544%17 to 1
Baker College
Owosso, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$10,160$12,710-73.00%9,33218%8 to 1
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$19,168$17,4481,15083.00%24,67767%16 to 1
Spring Arbor University
Spring Arbor, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$30,472$8,2321,09866.00%3,43659%11 to 1
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$31,499$37,2151,12073.00%27,02548%14 to 1
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$16,041$31,3551,10580.00%22,56257%16 to 1
Madonna University
Livonia, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$24,000$16,2001,03075.00%3,04460%12 to 1
Cornerstone University
Grand Rapids, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$26,250$14,7101,07078.00%2,13160%15 to 1
Andrews University
Berrien Springs, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$31,008$28,9101,21067.00%3,40759%10 to 1
Kalamazoo College
Kalamazoo, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$52,380-1,27076.00%1,46786%13 to 1
Marygrove College
Detroit, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$11,087$11,9241,028-355-6 to 1
Aquinas College
Grand Rapids, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$35,086$11,1841,10569.00%1,75860%11 to 1
Ferris State University
Big Rapids, MI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$12,768$7,9081,05087.00%13,25047%16 to 1
Davenport University
Grand Rapids, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$20,260$16,636-82.00%6,74649%15 to 1
Siena Heights University
Adrian, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$27,642$12,728-73.00%2,43347%12 to 1
Michigan State University-College of Law
East Lansing, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$24,299$24,338--777--
Career Quest Learning Centers-Jackson
Jackson, MI
Private, 2-4 years
$17,727---11131%16 to 1
DSDT
Detroit, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,995---61-11 to 1
Montcalm Community College
Sidney, MI
Public, 2-4 years
$11,790---1,66739%14 to 1
Dorsey School of Business-Madison Heights
Madison Heights, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$31,080---39864%18 to 1
French Academy of Cosmetology
Spring Lake, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$12,370---50100%20 to 1
Dorsey School of Business-Wayne
Wayne, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$31,080---29034%17 to 1
Creative Hair School of Cosmetology
Flint, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,700---31100%9 to 1
L'esprit Academy
Canton, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,515---13985%7 to 1
Oakland Community College
Bloomfield Hills, MI
Public, 2-4 years
$4,712---15,41113%21 to 1
Alma College
Alma, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$42,622-1,13062.00%1,43367%12 to 1
Yeshiva Gedolah of Greater Detroit
Oak Park, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$7,800$5,800-92.00%6520%11 to 1
Glen Oaks Community College
Centreville, MI
Public, 2-4 years
$6,192---1,20126%22 to 1
Compass College of Cinematic Arts
Grand Rapids, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$14,640-97567.00%12994%12 to 1
Dorsey School of Business-Saginaw
Saginaw, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$31,080---15757%14 to 1
Port Huron Cosmetology College
Waterford, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,825---4740%10 to 1
Ross Medical Education Center-Brighton
Brighton, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,990---6086%9 to 1
Grace Christian University
Wyoming, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$14,940$10,760-100.00%1,01644%18 to 1
Protege Academy
East Lansing, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,700---4119%6 to 1
Ross Medical Education Center-Madison Heights
Madison Heights, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,990---17369%20 to 1
Bayshire Academy of Beauty Craft Inc
Bay City, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$8,800---12576%12 to 1
Ross Medical Education Center-Port Huron
Port Huron, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,990---6568%24 to 1
Michigan College of Beauty-Troy
Troy, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,500---30974%17 to 1
Dorsey School of Business-Dearborn
Detroit, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$22,000---33751%21 to 1
Calvin Theological Seminary
Grand Rapids, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$16,961$16,962--334--
Ross Medical Education Center-Taylor
Taylor, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,990---7780%15 to 1
Cadillac Institute of Cosmetology
Cadillac, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,295---12100%4 to 1
University of Phoenix-Michigan
Southfield, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$9,552$16,752--5213%4 to 1
St Clair County Community College
Port Huron, MI
Public, 2-4 years
$12,385---3,54121%18 to 1
Cleary University
Howell, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$22,230$16,5381,06071.00%59444%15 to 1
Kirtland Community College
Grayling, MI
Public, 2-4 years
$8,430---1,48917%15 to 1
Career Quest Learning Centers-Lansing
Lansing, MI
Private, 2-4 years
$17,727---16756%14 to 1
Protege Academy
Mt. Pleasant, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,700---2960%5 to 1
Western Michigan University-Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Lansing, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$11,399$11,440--1,325--
College for Creative Studies
Detroit, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$47,585$49,6551,07544.00%1,48570%10 to 1
Lake Superior State University
Sault Ste Marie, MI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$12,744-1,07057.00%1,99151%16 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Michigan
Sterling Heights, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,895---18370%15 to 1
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine
Kalamazoo, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$21,000--307--
Washtenaw Community College
Ann Arbor, MI
Public, 2-4 years
$5,688---12,26420%18 to 1
Delta College
University Center, MI
Public, 2-4 years
$11,900---8,08015%15 to 1
M J Murphy Beauty College of Mount Pleasant
Mount Pleasant, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,500---2691%20 to 1
The Salon Professional Academy-Battle Creek
Battle Creek, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$8,400---4771%12 to 1
Ross Medical Education Center - Kalamazoo
Kalamazoo, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,990---72-15 to 1
Mid Michigan College
Harrison, MI
Public, 2-4 years
$7,584---3,80215%25 to 1
West Shore Community College
Scottville, MI
Public, 2-4 years
$6,160---1,04232%13 to 1
MIAT College of Technology
Canton, MI
Private, 2-4 years
$14,501--83.00%84566%16 to 1
Focus-Hope Information Technologies Center
Detroit, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$7,000---33-2 to 1
Career Quest Learning Center-Bay City Branch
Bay City, MI
Private, 2-4 years
$17,727---65-14 to 1
Muskegon Community College
Muskegon, MI
Public, 2-4 years
$14,390---4,07819%19 to 1
West Michigan College of Barbering and Beauty
Kalamazoo, MI
Private, 2-4 years
$16,695---4350%20 to 1
Western Theological Seminary
Holland, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,839$15,940--299--
Dorsey School of Business-Woodhaven
Woodhaven, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$31,080---10475%31 to 1
Dorsey School of Business-Roseville Culinary Academy
Roseville, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$22,180---11367%19 to 1
Northwestern Michigan College
Traverse City, MI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$10,488---3,72724%15 to 1
Hillsdale Beauty College
Hillsdale, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,150---2264%11 to 1
Ecumenical Theological Seminary
Detroit, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,479$12,840--14-7 to 1
Marketti Academy of Cosmetology
Waterford, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,315---5377%23 to 1
Ross Medical Education Center-Davison
Davison, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,990---9884%12 to 1
Alpena Community College
Alpena, MI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$7,755---1,42936%14 to 1
Dorsey School of Business-Roseville
Roseville, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$31,080---44054%15 to 1
Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College
Baraga, MI
Public, 2-4 years
$4,400---84-6 to 1
Kuyper College
Grand Rapids, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$23,970$5,40096562.00%16151%11 to 1
Ross Medical Education Center-Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,990---7366%10 to 1
Brighton Institute of Cosmetology
Brighton, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$4,115---4356%6 to 1
Ross Medical Education Center-Flint
Flint, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,990---12875%12 to 1
Cadillac Institute of Cosmetology
Cadillac, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$8,675---18-7 to 1
Ross Medical Education Center-Roosevelt Park
Roosevelt Park, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,990---15580%19 to 1
Great Lakes Christian College
Lansing, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,220---14922%9 to 1
P&A Scholars Beauty School
Detroit, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,500---27865%20 to 1
Paul Mitchell The School-Farmington Hills
Farmington Hills, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,675---12575%12 to 1
Schoolcraft College
Livonia, MI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$7,522---9,89515%22 to 1
Carnegie Institute
Troy, MI
Private, 2-4 years
$14,402---134100%8 to 1
Bay Mills Community College
Brimley, MI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$3,320---47725%14 to 1
Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Kalamazoo, MI
Public, 2-4 years
$8,170---8,06920%16 to 1
Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College
Mount Pleasant, MI
Public, 2-4 years
$2,210---14010%6 to 1
Princess Beauty School
Dearborn Heights, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,650---2088%20 to 1
Southwestern Michigan College
Dowagiac, MI
Public, 2-4 years
$7,231---2,13029%15 to 1
Mott Community College
Flint, MI
Public, 2-4 years
$7,021---7,71515%18 to 1
Michigan Career and Technical Institute
Plainwell, MI
Public, Less than 2 years
$11,024---21891%10 to 1
Concordia University-Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$31,060$12,620-49.00%1,19739%11 to 1
Michigan College of Beauty-Monroe
Monroe, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,275---11775%16 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Great Lakes
Port Huron, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,400---8088%15 to 1
US Truck Driver Training School
Sterling Heights, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,400---173-5 to 1
Michigan Barber School Inc
Detroit, MI
Private, 2-4 years
$11,213---185100%36 to 1
Twin City Beauty College
Saint Joseph, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,950---27256%15 to 1
Lansing Community College
Lansing, MI
Public, 2-4 years
$10,490---11,77118%11 to 1
Elevate Salon Institute
Royal Oak, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,137---9362%8 to 1
Metro Detroit Barber College
Detroit, MI
Private, 2-4 years
$12,077----100%-
Wayne County Community College District
Detroit, MI
Public, 2-4 years
$3,998---14,95711%25 to 1
Detroit Business Institute-Downriver
Riverview, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$29,400---52100%17 to 1
Macomb Community College
Warren, MI
Public, 2-4 years
$7,535---20,22012%25 to 1
Ross Medical Education Center-New Baltimore
New Baltimore, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,990---9385%19 to 1
Ross College-Grand Rapids North
Grand Rapids, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,990---96-13 to 1
Monroe County Community College
Monroe, MI
Public, 2-4 years
$6,116---2,92020%14 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Grand Rapids
Kentwood, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,500---9678%12 to 1
International Cosmetology Academy
Grand Rapids, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,015---28-16 to 1
North Central Michigan College
Petoskey, MI
Public, 2-4 years
$8,568---2,32925%16 to 1
Adrian College
Adrian, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$38,730$19,5751,03056.00%1,85650%14 to 1
Wright Beauty Academy
Battle Creek, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$12,100---5158%7 to 1
Ross Medical Education Center-Battle Creek
Battle Creek, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,990---10379%16 to 1
Northwood University
Midland, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$29,480$37,0801,07579.00%3,17754%10 to 1
Northwestern Technological Institute
Southfield, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,797---75163%25 to 1
Ross Medical Education Center-Saginaw
Saginaw, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,990---9269%13 to 1
Flint Institute of Barbering Inc
Flint, MI
Private, 2-4 years
$8,575--78.00%3643%11 to 1
Dorsey School of Business-Waterford Pontiac
Pontiac, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$21,290---10470%22 to 1
Ross Medical Education Center-Canton
Canton, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,990---8671%10 to 1
Olivet College
Olivet, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$31,166$7,16596071.00%1,09844%15 to 1
Douglas J Aveda Institute
East Lansing, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$21,850---79376%17 to 1
Gogebic Community College
Ironwood, MI
Public, 2-4 years
$7,707---99630%12 to 1
Abcott Institute
Southfield, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$675---6059%10 to 1
Ross Medical Education Center-Lansing
Lansing, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,990---10582%21 to 1
Bay de Noc Community College
Escanaba, MI
Public, 2-4 years
$10,188---1,93533%16 to 1
Taylortown School of Beauty Inc
Taylor, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$26,000---16651%21 to 1
Grand Rapids Community College
Grand Rapids, MI
Public, 2-4 years
$11,589---13,78819%20 to 1
School of Missionary Aviation Technology
Ionia, MI
Private, 2-4 years
$24,150---20100%5 to 1
Sacred Heart Major Seminary
Detroit, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$21,107$30,545-100.00%480-8 to 1
Ross Medical Education Center-Kentwood
Kentwood, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,990---16974%18 to 1
Henry Ford College
Dearborn, MI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$6,940---12,2199%20 to 1
Sharps Academy of Hair Styling
Grand Blanc, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,105---19-9 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Lansing
Lansing, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,750---44-10 to 1
Michigan School of Psychology
Farmington Hills, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$32,858$35,124--181--
Jackson College
Jackson, MI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$11,933---5,08317%17 to 1
Kellogg Community College
Battle Creek, MI
Public, 2-4 years
$9,579---4,24521%14 to 1
Irene's Myomassology Institute
Southfield, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$12,250---32469%20 to 1
Chamberlain University-Michigan
Troy, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$20,492--100.00%299-5 to 1
Specs Howard School of Media Arts
Southfield, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,900---526-11 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Michigan
Grand Rapids, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,260---22561%18 to 1
Rochester University
Rochester Hills, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$24,720$10,206970100.00%1,09852%12 to 1
Finlandia University
Hancock, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$23,990-1,00572.00%45637%9 to 1
Cranbrook Academy of Art
Bloomfield Hills, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$40,900--130--
Lake Michigan College
Benton Harbor, MI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$6,743---3,20222%14 to 1
Nuvo College of Cosmetology
Norton Shores, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,300---8767%14 to 1
Ross Medical Education Center-Midland
Midland, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,990---5379%20 to 1
Walsh College
Troy, MI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$11,915$13,100--2,006-12 to 1
David Pressley School of Cosmetology
Royal Oak, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,150---21875%20 to 1
Lakewood School of Therapeutic Massage
Port Huron, MI
Private, Less than 2 years
$11,125---24-8 to 1
Career Quest Learning Center-Mt. Pleasant
Mount Pleasant, MI
Private, 2-4 years
$17,727---6057%10 to 1
Average$18,147$20,6861,12272.83%3,27156%14 to 1