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73 Colleges
9,484 Yearly Graduations
$57,157 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$27,957 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 9,484 students received a nursing degree from a college in Michigan, making it rank #14 in terms of graduations. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $14,289 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $17,118 a year.

About 50% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,989 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Washtenaw Community College

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

There are 12,264 students at Washtenaw Community College in total, 3,171 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 22% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Washtenaw Community College is $25,400.

#2

Oakland University

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

The total student population at Oakland University is 19,309, of which 15,799 students are undergraduates and of those, 12,656 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

50% of Oakland students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,271 a year. Oakland has a 4.4% 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 $36,000 during the early-career years.

#3

Lansing Community College

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

The total student population at Lansing Community College is 11,771, which includes 4,321 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 26% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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%.

Students who graduate from LCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#4

Eastern Michigan University

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

The total student population at Eastern Michigan University is 19,123, of which 16,022 students are undergraduates and of those, 11,428 are full-time. For undergraduates at Eastern Michigan, the average graduation time is 4.9 years.

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.

Roughly 60% of students at Eastern Michigan take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,418 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.1% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Eastern Michigan with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

The total student population at University of Michigan - Flint is 7,532, of which 6,097 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,674 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 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.

53% of UM Flint students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,500 during the early-career years.

#6

University of Detroit Mercy

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

There are 5,111 students at Detroit Mercy in total, 2,880 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,494 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at Detroit Mercy. The freshman retention rate is 87%.

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.

Roughly 51% of students at Detroit Mercy take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,243 a year. Detroit Mercy has a 3.8% 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 $45,100 during the early-career years.

#7

Michigan State University

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

There are 50,351 students at Michigan State in total, 39,423 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 35,744 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at Michigan State. The freshman retention rate is 91%.

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.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Michigan State is $41,600.

#8

Grand Valley State University

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

The total student population at Grand Valley State University is 24,677, of which 21,680 students are undergraduates and of those, 19,233 are full-time. It takes the average GVSU undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

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 average amount of student loans is $6,584 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from GVSU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#9

Wayne State University

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

The total student population at Wayne State University is 27,025, of which 17,574 students are undergraduates and of those, 12,956 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. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

49% of Wayne State students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,857 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Wayne State is $32,600.

#10

Spring Arbor University

Spring Arbor, Michigan
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
246 Yearly Degrees
$29,630 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,807 undergraduates at Spring Arbor, of which 1,181 are full-time, and there are 3,436 students altogether. It takes the average Spring Arbor undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

About 67% of students who apply get accepted. Around 34% of accepted students are men, and 66% are women.

73% of Spring Arbor students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,170 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Spring Arbor with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Kellogg Community College

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

The total student population at Kellogg Community College is 4,245, which includes 1,049 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 average amount of student loans 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.

#11

Saginaw Valley State University

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

There are 8,515 students at Saginaw Valley State University in total, 7,719 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,472 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 74%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Roughly 64% of students at Saginaw Valley State University take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

Students who graduate from Saginaw Valley State University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
242 Yearly Degrees

There are 167 students at Career Quest Learning Centers - Lansing in total, 167 are full-time undergraduates. 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. The student loan default rate of 11.5% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Career Quest Learning Centers - Lansing with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $17,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

Oakland Community College

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

The total student population at Oakland Community College is 15,411, which includes 3,876 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.

#15

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

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

There are 46,716 students at U-M in total, 30,318 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 29,245 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at U-M is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 27%. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

32% of U-M students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,099 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

#16

Baker College

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

There are 8,974 undergraduates at Baker College, of which 3,779 are full-time, and there are 9,332 students altogether. It takes the average Baker College undergraduate about 5.0 years to complete their degree.

Roughly 60% of students at Baker College take out loans to pay for college. 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.

#17

Ferris State University

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

There are 11,896 undergraduates at Ferris, of which 8,079 are full-time, and there are 13,250 students altogether. 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.

Approximately 68% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,487 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

#18

Davenport University

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

There are 6,746 students at Davenport University in total, 5,329 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,557 are full-time. For undergraduates at Davenport University, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 82%. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

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

Students who graduate from Davenport University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#19

Schoolcraft College

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

There are 2,631 full-time undergraduates at Schoolcraft College, and 9,895 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 average amount of student loans 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,500 during the early-career years.

#20

Madonna University

Livonia, Michigan
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
178 Yearly Degrees
$23,100 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,044 students at Madonna in total, 2,440 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,431 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Madonna is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Around 32% of accepted students are men, and 68% are women.

67% of Madonna students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,975 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Madonna with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#21

Dorsey Schools, Madison Heights

Madison Heights, Michigan
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
172 Yearly Degrees
$29,880 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 398 full-time undergraduates at Dorsey Schools, Madison Heights, and 398 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

96% of Dorsey Schools, Madison Heights students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $14,745 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $19,600 during the early-career years.

#22

Henry Ford College

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

There are 12,219 students at Henry Ford College in total, 4,068 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 29% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Henry Ford College is $23,900.

#23

Northern Michigan University

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

There are 7,595 students at Northern Michigan University in total, 7,089 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,184 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Northern Michigan University is 4.7 years.

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

67% of Northern Michigan University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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.

#24

Muskegon Community College

Muskegon, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
144 Yearly Degrees
$10,390 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,445 full-time undergraduates at Muskegon Community College, and 4,078 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 9% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,090 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,600 during the early-career years.

#25

Delta College

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

The total student population at Delta College is 8,080, which includes 2,848 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 16% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Delta College is $24,700.

Other Michigan Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Grand Rapids Community College 142
27 St Clair County Community College 139
28 Macomb Community College 138
29 Mott Community College 131
30 Western Michigan University 130
31 Chamberlain University - Michigan 129
32 Dorsey Schools, Roseville 124
33 Dorsey Schools, Wayne 100
34 Jackson College 87
35 Bay de Noc Community College 85
35 Northwestern Michigan College 85
37 Wayne County Community College District 84
38 Montcalm Community College 80
38 Monroe County Community College 80
40 Ross Medical Education Center - Midland 75
41 Career Quest Learning Centers - Jackson 70
42 Kirtland Community College 68
43 Calvin University 65
44 Gogebic Community College 64
45 Ross Medical Education Center - Kalamazoo 62
45 Kalamazoo Valley Community College 62
47 Concordia University, Ann Arbor 59
48 Siena Heights University 53
48 Michigan Career and Technical Institute 53
50 Alpena Community College 52
51 West Shore Community College 50
52 Hope College 49
52 Lake Michigan College 49
54 Abcott Institute 45
55 Detroit Business Institute-Downriver 44
56 Lake Superior State University 42
57 Southwestern Michigan College 40
58 North Central Michigan College 35
59 Glen Oaks Community College 34
60 Dorsey Schools, Dearborn 29
60 Mid Michigan College 29
62 Alma College 22
63 Andrews University 20
64 Ross Medical Education Center - Grand Rapids North 19
65 Rochester College 16
66 Finlandia University 12
67 Dorsey Schools, Saginaw 8
67 Career Quest Learning Center - Mt. Pleasant 8
67 Dorsey Schools, Waterford Pontiac 8
70 Dorsey Schools, Southgate 7
71 University of Phoenix - Michigan 1
72 Olivet College 0
72 Lawrence Technological University 0

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