Baker College of Owosso

1020 S. Washington Street
Owosso, MI 48867
Tel: (989)729-3350
2,512 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. With its unique Swiss-chalet-style buildings, Baker College of Owosso may not look like a typical college—and in several important ways, it’s not. First of all, our facilities—including our Center for Technical Education—are equipped with the same technologies and systems (including medical labs) that you’ll use in the real world. The courses taught here are different too, stressing practical knowledge and hands-on learning, to prepare you as quickly as possible for employment. If you’re looking for a different kind of college, you’ll like what you see at Baker College of Owosso.
School Highlights
Baker College of Owosso serves 2,512 students (63% 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 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
Baker College of Owosso is the only community colleges within Shiawassee County, MI.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Swartz Creek (18.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 255% over five years.
College Baker College of Owosso (MI) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years Four or more years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 64 staff
94 staff

Student Body

The student population of 2,512 has declined by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has decreased from 143:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has declined by 23% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,512 students 3,372 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 39:1
# Full-Time Students 1,572 students
1,530 students
# Part-Time Students 940 students
1,825 students
Total Dormitory Capacity 496 288
% American Indian/Alaskan
% 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. 0.10 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 95%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 370 students | 18.50 Mi6359 Miller Road
    Swartz Creek MI 48473
  • Baker College of Flint
    Private not-for-profit
    3,726 students | 23.90 Mi1050 West Bristol Road
    Flint MI 48507
  • 8,937 students | 25.30 Mi1401 E Court St
    Flint MI 48503
  • 16,031 students | 25.80 Mi419 N Capitol Ave
    Lansing MI 48901
  • 9,842 students | 40.50 Mi1961 Delta Road
    University Center MI 48710
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 0.50. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Henry Ford Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.