• 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 higher than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,340 students
  • Private-state tuition: $8,280
  • Student:teacher ratio: 26:1
  • Minority enrollment: 3%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Baker College of Cadillac ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Baker College of Cadillac
(MI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Schools of business and management
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private, non-profit
Public
Total Faculty
52 staff
224 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 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,340 students
2,703 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
13:1
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# Full-Time Students
717 students
1,079 students
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# Part-Time Students
623 students
1,704 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
107 students
298 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
717 students
1,079 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
4 students
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# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
619 students
1,615 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
4 students
4 students
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MI All Part Time Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
32 students
178 students
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% Asian
n/a
2%
% Hispanic
n/a
5%
% Black
n/a
12%
% White
97%
71%
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% Two or more races
n/a
3%
% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
3%
6%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.06
0.47
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
3.11%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
3.79%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$30,600
$30,700
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Baker College of Cadillac and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of MI by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $8,280 is less than the state average of $11,103. The private state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$8,280
$11,103
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
96%
87%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$24,000
$12,000
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Baker College of Cadillac and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in MI by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$8,485
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Baker College of Cadillac and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in MI by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
99%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Baker College of Cadillac cost?

Baker College of Cadillac's private state tuition is approximately $8,280.

What is Baker College of Cadillac's ranking?

Baker College of Cadillac ranks among the top 20% of community college in Michigan for: Percent of students receiving financial aid.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,340 students
  • Private-state tuition: $8,280
  • Student:teacher ratio: 26:1
  • Minority enrollment: 3%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Michigan public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,928 per year for in-state students and $6,848 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,103 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Michigan is 87%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Michigan community colleges have a diversity score of 0.47, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Schoolcraft College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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