Baker College of Allen Park

Tel: (313)425-3700
3,784 students
Private not-for-profit
Baker College is the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available. Our mission is to prepare you for meaningful employment. We’re proud to have a 97 percent employment rate among our available graduates. In addition, all our graduates receive Lifetime Employment Assistance—free and forever. Allen Park is one of the most modern and technologically advanced campuses in the state. Most importantly, Allen Park is home to faculty, staff, and students who are totally committed to helping each other succeed. The mission of Baker College is to provide quality higher education and training which enable graduates to be successful throughout challenging and rewarding careers. Baker College offers highly effective academic programs which are accessible, market-driven, career-focused, and which lead to employment and career advancement for its students. Baker College, a leader among institutions of higher education in assuring career readiness and employment of its graduates, offers academic programs that emphasize employability and career advancement. To that end, the College will design and deliver timely academic programs that lead to careers for which employment opportunities exist; and include learning and work experiences within each program which reinforce collaboratively-developed student learning outcomes and which are tied to standards set, established, or validated by accrediting/approval bodies, advisory boards, employers, and/or industry.
School Highlights:
Baker College of Allen Park serves 3,784 students (56% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 46:1 is higher than the community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Baker College of Allen Park is one of 5 community colleges within Wayne County, MI.
The nearest community college is Henry Ford Community College (3.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 83 teachers has grown by 937% over five years.
College Baker College of Allen Park Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 83 staff
61 staff
Baker College of Allen Park Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 3,784 has grown by 48% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 46:1 has decreased from 212:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,784 students 1,296 students
Baker College of Allen Park Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 46:1
21:1
Baker College of Allen Park Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,121 students
814 students
Baker College of Allen Park Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,663 students
1,040 students
Baker College of Allen Park Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Baker College of Allen Park Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
5%
Baker College of Allen Park Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
7%
21%
Baker College of Allen Park Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
32%
15%
Baker College of Allen Park Black (2006-2013)
% White
56%
51%
Baker College of Allen Park White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
4%
3%
Baker College of Allen Park More (2010-2013)
Baker College of Allen Park Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.58 0.68
Baker College of Allen Park Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $8,100 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,100 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $8,100 $5,660
Baker College of Allen Park In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,100 $10,250
Baker College of Allen Park Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
89%
Baker College of Allen Park % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
Wayne County, MI community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.59, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Wayne County, MI is Henry Ford Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.