Baker College of Muskegon

Tel: (231)777-8800
4,021 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 4,021 students (64% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 39:1 is higher than the state community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
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 104 teachers has grown by 116% 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 104 staff
61 staff
Baker College of Muskegon Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 4,021 has declined by 22% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has decreased from 90:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,021 students 1,315 students
Baker College of Muskegon Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 39:1
22:1
Baker College of Muskegon Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,592 students
815 students
Baker College of Muskegon Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,429 students
1,061 students
Baker College of Muskegon Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Baker College of Muskegon Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 2,585 students 807 students
# Graduate Students 7 students 23 students
Baker College of Muskegon Graduation BreakDown  Community College Average Graduation BreakDown
% Asian
1%
5%
Baker College of Muskegon Asian (2008-2013)
% Hispanic
4%
20%
Baker College of Muskegon Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
10%
15%
Baker College of Muskegon Black (2006-2013)
% White
80%
49%
Baker College of Muskegon White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
5%
3%
Baker College of Muskegon More (2010-2013)
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. 0.35 0.70
Baker College of Muskegon Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $8,100 is more than the state average of $5,590. 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 $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $8,100 $5,590
Baker College of Muskegon In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,100 $10,086
Baker College of Muskegon Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 749 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95%
89%
Baker College of Muskegon % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 4,879 students | 0.20 Mi221 S Quarterline Rd
    Muskegon, MI 49442
    (231)773-9131
    0.204,879
  • 16,613 students | 33.00 Mi143 Bostwick Ave NE
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    (616)234-4000
    33.0016,613
  • 383 students | 36.30 Mi1980 Metro Court S.W.
    Wyoming, MI 49519
    (616)406-1200
    36.30383
  • 1,480 students | 45.90 Mi3000 N Stiles Rd
    Scottville, MI 49454
    (231)845-6211
    45.901,480
  • 1,944 students | 55.10 Mi2800 College Dr
    Sidney, MI 48885
    (989)328-2111
    55.101,944
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 Henry Ford Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.