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 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), 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 to Baker College of Cadillac is Northwestern Michigan College (35.8 miles away).

Top Placements

Baker College of Cadillac places 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.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty52 staff100 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 stayed the same over five years.
  • The Baker College of Cadillac diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,340 students3,505 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:135:1
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# Full-Time Students717 students1,591 students
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# Part-Time Students623 students1,914 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
32288
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% White
97%
69%
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% Unknown races
3%
8%
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Diversity Score0.060.50
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,600$30,600
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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
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%89%
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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: 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.