Baker College of Cadillac

9600 E 13th St
Cadillac, MI 49601-9600
Tel: (231)876-3101
  • 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. For twenty years, the Cadillac campus has been bringing highly needed post-secondary education alternatives to northwestern Michigan. Located just outside the city on over 50 acres of rolling woods, the campus mirrors the friendly, small-town feel of the surrounding community. At the same time, this is a state-of-the-art educational institution. The Cadillac campus boasts many new and renovated labs, classrooms, and multipurpose facilities. All of them feature the latest technologies for Computing, Health Services, and other in-demand programs. At Baker, our Academic Office is designed to meet all of your academic concerns. Our counselors are trained to help you achieve your educational objectives. If you are in need of academic, career, or personal counseling we provide you with the appropriate information and resources to help achieve your academic goals.
School Highlights
  • Baker College of Cadillac serves 1,340 students (54% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 31%.
  • Baker College of Cadillac is the only community colleges within Wexford County, MI.
  • The nearest community college is Northwestern Michigan College (35.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 160% over five years.
Baker College of Cadillac (MI) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years Four or more years
Institution Control Private, non-profit Public
Total Faculty 52 staff 94 staff
Baker College of Cadillac Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,340 has declined by 18% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 92:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has grown by 199% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,340 students 3,355 students
Baker College of Cadillac Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 35:1
Baker College of Cadillac Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 717 students 1,530 students
Baker College of Cadillac Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 623 students 1,825 students
Baker College of Cadillac Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Baker College of Cadillac Enrollment Breakdown MI All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
32 288
Baker College of Cadillac Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% White
97%
69%
Baker College of Cadillac White (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
3%
8%
Baker College of Cadillac 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. 0.06 0.50
Baker College of Cadillac Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $30,600 $31,100
Baker College of Cadillac 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 Cadillac In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96% 89%
Baker College of Cadillac % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $24,000 $13,600
Baker College of Cadillac Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $8,485 $6,000
Baker College of Cadillac 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 $5,292 per year for in-state students and $7,087 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,816 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Michigan is 76%. 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 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Henry Ford Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.