Baker College of Cadillac

Tel: (231)876-3101
2,275 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 2,275 students (43.03% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 34%.
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 87 teachers has grown by 987% over five years.
College Baker College of Cadillac 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 87 staff
61 staff
Baker College of Cadillac Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,275 teachers has grown by 50% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 151:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,275 students 1,296 students
Baker College of Cadillac Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1
Baker College of Cadillac Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 979 students
810 students
Baker College of Cadillac Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,296 students
1,036 students
Baker College of Cadillac Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Baker College of Cadillac Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
% White
Baker College of Cadillac White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Baker College of Cadillac More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
Baker College of Cadillac Unknown (2007-2013)
Baker College of Cadillac 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. 0.02 0.53
Baker College of Cadillac Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $8,100 is more than the state average of $5,650. 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 $10,201. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $8,100 $5,694
Baker College of Cadillac In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,100 $10,252
Baker College of Cadillac Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
Baker College of Cadillac % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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 84%. 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 0.53, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Michigan is . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.