Baker College of Jackson

Tel: (517)789-6123
2,275 students
Private not-for-profit
School Highlights:
Baker College of Jackson serves 2,275 students (51% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 23%.
Baker College of Jackson is one of 2 community colleges within Jackson County, MI.
The nearest community college is Gogebic Community College (5.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 74 teachers has grown by 236% over five years.
Baker College of Jackson 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 74 staff
59 staff
Baker College of Jackson Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,275 teachers has grown by 30% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has decreased from 100:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,275 students
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 31:1
# Full-Time Students
1,163 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 1,112 students
1,017 students
Baker College of Jackson Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Baker College of Jackson Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 1,154 students 784 students
# Graduate Students 9 students 23 students
Baker College of Jackson sta graduate
% Hispanic
Baker College of Jackson Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Baker College of Jackson Black (2006-2013)
% White
% Two or more races
Baker College of Jackson More (2010-2013)
Baker College of Jackson 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 0.53
Baker College of Jackson Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $8,100 is more than the state average of $5,742. 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 $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $8,100 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,100 $10,294
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Ironwood Gogebic Community College
    E4946 Jackson Rd
    Ironwood, MI 49938
    5.5  Mi  |  1101  students
  • Jackson Jackson College
    2111 Emmons Rd
    Jackson, MI 49201
    8.4  Mi  |  5039  students
  • Lansing Lansing Community College
    419 N Capitol Ave
    Lansing, MI 48901
    32  Mi  |  17562  students
  • Battle Creek Kellogg Community College
    450 North Ave
    Battle Creek, MI 49017
    37.4  Mi  |  4986  students
  • Ann Arbor Washtenaw Community College
    4800 E Huron River Dr
    Ann Arbor, MI 48105
    40.5  Mi  |  12327  students
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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 81%. 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 0.38, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Lansing Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.