Baker College of Allen Park

4500 Enterprise Dr
Allen Park, MI 48101-0000
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 4 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 244% over five years.
Baker College of Allen Park(MI) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty62 staff100 staff
Baker College of Allen Park Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 3,372 has declined by 15% 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,372 students3,505 students
Baker College of Allen Park Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio54:135:1
Baker College of Allen Park Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,530 students1,591 students
Baker College of Allen Park Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students1,842 students1,914 students
Baker College of Allen Park Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Baker College of Allen Park Enrollment Breakdown MI All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students1,528 students1,591 students
# Graduate Students2 students4 students
Baker College of Allen Park Graduation BreakDown MI All Graduation Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Baker College of Allen Park American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2012)
% Asian
Baker College of Allen Park Asian (2007-2012)
% Hispanic
Baker College of Allen Park Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Baker College of Allen Park Black (2007-2016)
% White
Baker College of Allen Park White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Baker College of Allen Park More (2011-2012)
% Unknown races
Baker College of Allen Park Ethnicity Breakdown MI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.510.50
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 $11,115. The private state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$8,280$11,115
Baker College of Allen Park In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%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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Did You Know?
For Michigan public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,223 per year for in-state students and $7,110 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,115 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Michigan is 71%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Michigan community colleges have a diversity score of 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Henry Ford Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.