Baker College of Cadillac

  • 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 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.

Top Rankings

Baker College of Cadillac ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Michigan for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Baker College of Cadillac(MI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSchools of business and managementAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty52 staff103 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Baker College of Cadillac has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 82:1 over five years.
The Baker College of Cadillac diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,340 students3,250 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:130:1
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# Full-Time Students717 students1,336 students
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# Part-Time Students623 students1,914 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
32188
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% White
97%
66%
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% Unknown races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.060.53
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,600$30,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

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
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%88%
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Median Debt for Graduates$24,000$12,011
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,485$5,500
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Baker College of Cadillac is Northwestern Michigan College (35.8 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 3,727 students | 35.80 Mi1701 E Front St
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (231) 995-1000
    35.803,727
  • 3,802 students | 37.10 Mi1375 S Clare Ave
    Harrison, MI 48625
    (989) 386-6622
    37.103,802
  • 1,042 students | 50.20 Mi3000 N Stiles Rd
    Scottville, MI 49454
    (231) 845-6211
    50.201,042
  • 1,347 students | 57.20 Mi4800 W 4 Mile Road
    Grayling, MI 49738
    (989) 275-5000
    57.201,347
  • 1,667 students | 71.90 Mi2800 College Dr.
    Sidney, MI 48885
    (989) 328-2111
    71.901,667
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Did You Know?
For Michigan public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,903 per year for in-state students and $6,831 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 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Michigan community colleges have a diversity score of 0.53, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Henry Ford College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.