Baker College of Port Huron

Tel: (810)985-7000
1,039 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. Minutes away from the Blue Water Bridge, nestled against a pond, Baker College of Port Huron offers the best of several worlds. We’re conveniently located in the heart of town, yet situated in a peaceful setting. Our programs are structured for students of all ages and circumstances. The Port Huron campus has some of the most advanced classroom and lab environments found on any college campus in the state, yet with small classes, and dedicated instructors, you’ll receive plenty of personalized attention.
School Highlights:
Baker College of Port Huron serves 1,039 students (64% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Baker College of Port Huron is one of 2 community colleges within St. Clair County, MI.
The nearest community college is St Clair County Community College (2.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 200% over five years.
College Baker College of Port Huron 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 48 staff
61 staff
Baker College of Port Huron Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,039 has declined by 38% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 85:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 30% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,039 students 1,296 students
Baker College of Port Huron Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
21:1
Baker College of Port Huron Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 665 students
814 students
Baker College of Port Huron Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 374 students
1,040 students
Baker College of Port Huron Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Baker College of Port Huron Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 664 students 802 students
# Graduate Students 1 students 23 students
Baker College of Port Huron Graduation BreakDown  Community College Average Graduation BreakDown
% Hispanic
2%
21%
Baker College of Port Huron Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
4%
15%
Baker College of Port Huron Black (2006-2013)
% White
91%
51%
Baker College of Port Huron White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
Baker College of Port Huron More (2010-2013)
Baker College of Port Huron 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. 0.17 0.68
Baker College of Port Huron Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $8,100 is more than the state average of $5,660. 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 $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $8,100 $5,660
Baker College of Port Huron In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,100 $10,250
Baker College of Port Huron Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95%
89%
Baker College of Port Huron % 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 Henry Ford Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.