Baker College of Flint

  • 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. This is Baker College’s flagship campus. The extensive campus contains modern classrooms with multi-media systems, offices, comfortable residence halls and apartments, state-of-the-art medical and computer labs, and a technology center—along with a library, a fitness center, bookstore and even a café. Although we have the facilities of a big-college campus, we offer a friendly and personal atmosphere. Classes are small. Instructors and staff are committed to doing what it takes to help you succeed.
School Highlights
  • Baker College of Flint serves 3,726 students (54% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is same as the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 31%.
  • Baker College of Flint is one of 2 community colleges within Genesee County, MI.
  • The nearest community college to Baker College of Flint is Mott Community College (3.2 miles away).

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Baker College of Flint places among the top 20% of community colleges in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 108 teachers has grown by 42% over five years.
Baker College of Flint(MI) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty108 staff100 staff
Baker College of Flint Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Baker College of Flint has declined by 32% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Baker College of Flint diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,726 students3,505 students
Baker College of Flint Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio35:135:1
Baker College of Flint Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students2,023 students1,591 students
Baker College of Flint Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students1,703 students1,914 students
Baker College of Flint Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Baker College of Flint Enrollment Breakdown MI All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students2,020 students1,591 students
# Graduate Students3 students4 students
Baker College of Flint Graduation BreakDown MI All Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Baker College of Flint Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
Baker College of Flint American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Baker College of Flint Asian (2007-2008)
% Hispanic
Baker College of Flint Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Baker College of Flint Black (2007-2016)
% White
Baker College of Flint White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Baker College of Flint More (2011-2012)
% Unknown races
Baker College of Flint Ethnicity Breakdown MI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.320.50
Baker College of Flint Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,600$30,600
Baker College of Flint 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 Flint In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%89%
Baker College of Flint % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$24,000$12,011
Baker College of Flint Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$8,485$5,500
Baker College of Flint 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.