Bay de Noc Community College

2001 N Lincoln Road
Escanaba, MI 49829
Tel: (906)786-5802
2,305 students
Public institution
Located in the heart of Michigan’s beautiful Upper Peninsula, Bay de Noc Community College (or commonly known as Bay College) has provided quality higher education for more than 40 years. Bay College is known in the region for its superior teaching and abundant learning. The campus is situated on 160 acres and services over 5,000 credit students each year, including those completing baccalaureate and master degree programs sponsored by partner universities.
School Highlights:
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Bay de Noc Community College serves 2,305 students (52.10% of students are full-time).
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Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority American), which is less than the state average of 34%.
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Bay de Noc Community College is the only community colleges within Delta County, MI.
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The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Green Bay (97.84 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 81 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Bay de Noc Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 81 staff
61 staff
Bay de Noc Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,305 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 45% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,305 students 1,294 students
Bay de Noc Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,201 students
822 students
Bay de Noc Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,104 students
1,025 students
Bay de Noc Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Bay de Noc Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
Bay de Noc Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
2%
Bay de Noc Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Bay de Noc Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% White
80%
57%
Bay de Noc Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Bay de Noc Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
13%
3%
Bay de Noc Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Bay de Noc Community College 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. 0.06 0.53
Bay de Noc Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $7,126 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 45% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,218 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 74% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $7,126 $5,694
Bay de Noc Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,218 $10,252
Bay de Noc Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Bay College has grown from a modest beginning with a limited curriculum in 1963 to serving an enrollment of more than 2,300 students in the fall of 2005. Bay College also opened a new West Campus located in Iron Mountain in the fall of 2007. Partnerships with various four-year schools allow students to continue taking classes on the Escanaba campus and to gain a baccalaureate degree without leaving town. In addition to these partnerships, Bay College continues its traditional occupational programs aimed at giving students the skills to enter the work force, community service, and transfer programs. These transfer programs are designed to allow students to begin their post-secondary education and explore career interests at Bay College, later applying their two-year degree program at a major college or university. Bay College has a strong history of dedicating itself to offering academically excellent and affordable public education in our region. The college prepares students to be continuous learners who succeed upon transfer, work effectively in the contemporary workplace, and function as citizens and leaders in their communities. The College is accredited by the Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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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 0.48. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Lansing Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.