Baker College of Cadillac

9600 E 13th St
Cadillac, MI 49601-9600
Tel: (231)876-3101
1,340 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. For twenty years, the Cadillac campus has been bringing highly needed post-secondary education alternatives to northwestern Michigan. Located just outside the city on over 50 acres of rolling woods, the campus mirrors the friendly, small-town feel of the surrounding community. At the same time, this is a state-of-the-art educational institution. The Cadillac campus boasts many new and renovated labs, classrooms, and multipurpose facilities. All of them feature the latest technologies for Computing, Health Services, and other in-demand programs. At Baker, our Academic Office is designed to meet all of your academic concerns. Our counselors are trained to help you achieve your educational objectives. If you are in need of academic, career, or personal counseling we provide you with the appropriate information and resources to help achieve your academic goals.
School Highlights
Baker College of Cadillac serves 1,340 students (54% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Baker College of Cadillac is the only community colleges within Wexford County, MI.
The nearest community college is Northwestern Michigan College (35.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 420% over five years.
College Baker College of Cadillac (MI) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 52 staff 94 staff

Student Body

The student population of 1,340 has declined by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 228:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,340 students 3,372 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 26:1 35:1
# Full-Time Students 717 students 1,530 students
# Part-Time Students 623 students 1,825 students
Total Dormitory Capacity 32 288
% White
97%
70%
% Unknown races
3%
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. 0.06 0.48

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $7,740 is more than the state average of $5,088. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,740 is more than the state average of $6,835. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $7,740 $5,088
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,740 $6,835
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96% 89%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Michigan public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,508 per year for in-state students and $5,995 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,883 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Michigan is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Michigan 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 0.48, which is lower than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Henry Ford Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.