Baker College of Allen Park

Tel: (313)425-3700
  • 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. Allen Park is one of the most modern and technologically advanced campuses in the state. Most importantly, Allen Park is home to faculty, staff, and students who are totally committed to helping each other succeed. The mission of Baker College is to provide quality higher education and training which enable graduates to be successful throughout challenging and rewarding careers. Baker College offers highly effective academic programs which are accessible, market-driven, career-focused, and which lead to employment and career advancement for its students. Baker College, a leader among institutions of higher education in assuring career readiness and employment of its graduates, offers academic programs that emphasize employability and career advancement. To that end, the College will design and deliver timely academic programs that lead to careers for which employment opportunities exist; and include learning and work experiences within each program which reinforce collaboratively-developed student learning outcomes and which are tied to standards set, established, or validated by accrediting/approval bodies, advisory boards, employers, and/or industry.
School Highlights
  • Baker College of Allen Park serves 3,372 students (45% of students are full-time).
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Baker College of Allen Park is one of 5 community colleges within Wayne County, MI.
  • The nearest community college is Henry Ford Community College (3.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 106% over five years.
Baker College of Allen Park (MI) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years Four or more years
Institution Control Private, non-profit Public
Total Faculty 62 staff 94 staff
Baker College of Allen Park Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 3,372 has declined by 14% over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has declined by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,372 students 3,355 students
Baker College of Allen Park Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 54:1 35:1
Baker College of Allen Park Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 1,530 students 1,530 students
Baker College of Allen Park Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 1,842 students 1,825 students
Baker College of Allen Park Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Baker College of Allen Park Enrollment Breakdown MI All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 1,528 students 1,572 students
# Graduate Students 2 students 4 students
Baker College of Allen Park Graduation BreakDown MI All Graduation Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
Baker College of Allen Park American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2012)
% Asian
-
2%
Baker College of Allen Park Asian (2007-2012)
% Hispanic
7%
3%
Baker College of Allen Park Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
29%
14%
Baker College of Allen Park Black (2007-2016)
% White
63%
69%
Baker College of Allen Park White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Baker College of Allen Park More (2011-2012)
% Unknown races
1%
8%
Baker College of Allen Park Ethnicity Breakdown MI All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.51 0.50
Baker College of Allen Park Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $30,600 $31,100
Baker College of Allen Park Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $8,280 is less than the state average of $17,816. The private state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $8,280 $17,816
Baker College of Allen Park In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94% 89%
Baker College of Allen Park % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $24,000 $13,600
Baker College of Allen Park Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $8,485 $6,000
Baker College of Allen Park Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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