Baker College of Muskegon

Tel: (231)777-8800
3,481 students
Private not-for-profit
Baker College of Muskegon is nestled in western Michigan along the beautiful shoreline of Lake Michigan and its scenic sandy beaches. Students can take advantage of Muskegon Lake, Bear Lake, and Mona Lake, as well as nearby parks and recreation areas for hiking, boating, skiing, snowmobiling, and camping. 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.
School Highlights
Baker College of Muskegon serves 3,481 students (61% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 50:1 is higher than the state community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Baker College of Muskegon is one of 2 community colleges within Muskegon County, MI.
The nearest community college is Muskegon Community College (0.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
College Baker College of Muskegon (MI) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years Four or more years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 70 staff
94 staff

Student Body

The student population of 3,481 has declined by 30% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 50:1 has decreased from 93:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has declined by 19% over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,481 students 3,372 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 50:1
# Full-Time Students 2,133 students
1,530 students
# Part-Time Students 1,348 students
1,825 students
# Undergraduate Students 2,130 students 1,572 students
# Graduate Students 3 students 4 students
Total Dormitory Capacity 749 288
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
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. 0.25 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 96%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

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Did You Know?
For Michigan public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,352 per year for in-state students and $5,856 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $7,740 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 0.67. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Henry Ford Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.