Baker College of Allen Park

Tel: (313)425-3700
3,372 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 3,372 students (45% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
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 62 teachers has grown by 416% over five years.
College Baker College of Allen Park (MI) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years Four or more years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 62 staff
94 staff

Student Body

The student population of 3,372 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,372 students 3,372 students
# Full-Time Students 1,530 students
1,530 students
# Part-Time Students 1,842 students
1,825 students
# Undergraduate Students 1,528 students 1,572 students
# Graduate Students 2 students 4 students
% Hispanic
7%
3%
% Black
29%
14%
% White
63%
70%
% Unknown races
1%
8%
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. 0.51 0.48

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $7,740 is equal to the state average of $7,740. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $7,740 $7,740
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
89%
Source: 2014 (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 0.53, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Wayne County, MI is Henry Ford Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.