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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 terms of yearly nursing graduations, Michigan is ranked #14 in the country with 9,484 degrees handed out in 2019. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Michigan is $14,289 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $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

The total student population at Washtenaw Community College is 11,978, which includes 3,013 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 22% of students at Washtenaw Community College take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

Students who graduate from Washtenaw Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#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 19,013, of which 15,543 students are undergraduates and of those, 12,454 are full-time. For undergraduates at Oakland, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

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

Roughly 50% of students at Oakland take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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%!

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 11,673, 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 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%.

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

#4

Eastern Michigan University

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

There are 17,784 students at Eastern Michigan in total, 14,872 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 10,572 are full-time. It takes the average Eastern Michigan undergraduate about 4.9 years to complete their degree.

About 45% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 62% are men and 25% are women.

Approximately 60% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,418 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.1% is close 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.

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

The total student population at University of Michigan - Flint is 7,297, of which 5,862 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,633 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UM Flint is 4.9 years.

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

Approximately 53% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,123 a year. UM Flint has a 6.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

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

#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 5,080 students at Detroit Mercy in total, 2,745 of which 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 typical student loan amount 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%.

Students who graduate from Detroit Mercy with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $45,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#7

Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
281 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. The freshman retention rate at Michigan State is 91%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

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

41% of Michigan State students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,129 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

There are 21,112 undergraduates at GVSU, of which 18,810 are full-time, and there are 24,033 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at GVSU is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 81%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Approximately 62% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from GVSU is $35,300.

#9

Wayne State University

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

There are 17,643 undergraduates at Wayne State, of which 13,107 are full-time, and there are 26,824 students altogether. For undergraduates at Wayne State, the average graduation time is 4.9 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 67%. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Approximately 49% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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%!

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

#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 3,333 students at Spring Arbor in total, 1,614 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,134 are full-time. 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.

Approximately 73% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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

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

Roughly 13% of students at Kellogg Community College take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,700 during the early-career years.

#11

Saginaw Valley State University

University Center, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
244 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. For undergraduates at Saginaw Valley State University, the average graduation time is 4.9 years.

About 74% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

64% of Saginaw Valley State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,378 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.1% 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.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
242 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Career Quest Learning Centers - Lansing is 292, which includes 292 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

54% of Career Quest Learning Centers - Lansing students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Career Quest Learning Centers - Lansing is $17,000.

#14

Oakland Community College

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

There are 3,776 full-time undergraduates at Oakland Community College, and 15,211 students altogether. 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 31,266 undergraduates at U-M, of which 30,204 are full-time, and there are 48,090 students altogether. Students tend to stick around at U-M. The freshman retention rate is 97%.

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

Approximately 32% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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%!

Students who graduate from U-M with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $49,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#16

Baker College

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

The total student population at Baker College is 7,606, of which 7,240 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,801 are full-time. For undergraduates at Baker College, the average graduation time is 5.0 years.

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

Students who graduate from Baker College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Ferris State University

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

There are 12,472 students at Ferris in total, 11,184 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 7,779 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

About 74% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

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

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Ferris is $36,500.

#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 5,078 undergraduates at Davenport University, of which 2,467 are full-time, and there are 6,429 students altogether. For undergraduates at Davenport University, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

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

Roughly 71% of students at Davenport University take out loans to pay for college. 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.

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

#19

Schoolcraft College

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

There are 9,230 students at Schoolcraft College in total, 2,240 are full-time undergraduates. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Schoolcraft College is $27,500.

#20

Madonna University

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

There are 2,992 students at Madonna in total, 2,441 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,645 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Madonna is 4.6 years.

About 74% of students who apply get accepted. Around 32% of accepted students are men, and 68% are women.

Roughly 67% of students at Madonna take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,975 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Madonna is $38,200.

#21

Dorsey Schools, Madison Heights

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

The total student population at Dorsey Schools, Madison Heights is 420, which includes 420 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

Approximately 96% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Dorsey Schools, Madison Heights is $19,600.

#22

Henry Ford College

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

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

Roughly 29% of students at Henry Ford College take out loans to pay for college. 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 7,732 students at Northern Michigan University in total, 7,136 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,191 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

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.

Approximately 67% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,119 a year. Northern Michigan University has a 8.5% 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 $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

The total student population at Muskegon Community College is 3,999, which includes 1,417 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

9% of Muskegon Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Muskegon Community College is $24,600.

#25

Delta College

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

There are 2,737 full-time undergraduates at Delta College, and 7,819 students altogether. 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%.

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 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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