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 grown by 20% over five years.
College Baker College of Muskegon 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 70 staff
62 staff
Baker College of Muskegon Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 3,481 has declined by 43% 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 national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 26% over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,481 students 1,371 students
Baker College of Muskegon Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 50:1
22:1
Baker College of Muskegon Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 2,133 students
779 students
Baker College of Muskegon Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 1,348 students
1,083 students
Baker College of Muskegon Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Baker College of Muskegon Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 2,130 students 764 students
# Graduate Students 3 students 36 students
Baker College of Muskegon Graduation BreakDown  Community College Average Graduation BreakDown
% Asian
1%
5%
Baker College of Muskegon Asian (2008-2014)
% Hispanic
5%
20%
Baker College of Muskegon Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
8%
15%
Baker College of Muskegon Black (2006-2014)
% White
86%
49%
Baker College of Muskegon White (2006-2014)
Baker College of Muskegon 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. 0.25 0.70
Baker College of Muskegon Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $8,280 is more than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,280 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $8,280 $5,664
Baker College of Muskegon In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,280 $10,360
Baker College of Muskegon Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Total Dormitory Capacity 749 271
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96%
90%
Baker College of Muskegon % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 4,640 students | 0.20 Mi221 S Quarterline Rd
    Muskegon MI 49442
    (231)773-9131
    0.204,640
  • 15,668 students | 33.00 Mi143 Bostwick Ave NE
    Grand Rapids MI 49503
    (616)234-4000
    33.0015,668
  • 312 students | 36.30 Mi1980 Metro Court S.W.
    Wyoming MI 49519
    (616)406-1200
    36.30312
  • 1,330 students | 45.90 Mi3000 N Stiles Rd
    Scottville MI 49454
    (231)845-6211
    45.901,330
  • 1,832 students | 55.10 Mi2800 College Dr
    Sidney MI 48885
    (989)328-2111
    55.101,832
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.