Baker College of Owosso

1020 S Washington St
Owosso, MI 48867
Tel: (989)729-3300
2,763 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 2,763 students (64% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Baker College of Owosso is the only community colleges within Shiawassee County, MI.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Swartz Creek (18.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 76 teachers has grown by 280% over five years.
Baker College of Owosso 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 76 staff
59 staff
Baker College of Owosso Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,763 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has decreased from 154:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 23% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,763 students
1,282 students
Baker College of Owosso Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 36:1
Baker College of Owosso student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,774 students
810 students
Baker College of Owosso Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 989 students
1,017 students
Baker College of Owosso Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Baker College of Owosso Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 1,772 students 784 students
# Graduate Students 2 students 23 students
Baker College of Owosso sch graduate Baker College of Owosso sta graduate
% Hispanic
Baker College of Owosso Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Baker College of Owosso Black (2006-2013)
% White
Baker College of Owosso White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Baker College of Owosso More (2010-2013)
Baker College of Owosso 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. 0.10 0.53
Baker College of Owosso 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
Baker College of Owosso Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 506 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96%
Baker College of Owosso % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Swartz Creek ITT Technical Institute-Swartz Creek
    Private for-profit
    6359 Miller Road
    Swartz Creek, MI 48473
    18.5  Mi  |  478  students
  • Flint Baker College of Flint
    Private not-for-profit
    1050 West Bristol Road
    Flint, MI 48507
    23.9  Mi  |  4973  students
  • Flint Mott Community College
    1401 E Court St
    Flint, MI 48503
    25.2  Mi  |  9683  students
  • Lansing Lansing Community College
    419 N Capitol Ave
    Lansing, MI 48901
    25.8  Mi  |  17562  students
  • University Center Delta College
    1961 Delta Road
    University Center, MI 48710
    40.5  Mi  |  10275  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.