Baker College of Jackson

2800 Springport Rd
Jackson, MI 49202-1290
Tel: (517)789-6123
School Highlights
  • Baker College of Jackson serves 1,937 students (44% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is higher than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 31%.
  • Baker College of Jackson is one of 2 community colleges within Jackson County, MI.
  • The nearest community college is Gogebic Community College (5.50 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 200% over five years.
Baker College of Jackson (MI) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years Four or more years
Institution Control Private, non-profit Public
Total Faculty 54 staff 94 staff
Baker College of Jackson Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,937 has declined by 30% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has decreased from 162:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has declined by 20% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,937 students 3,355 students
Baker College of Jackson Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 36:1 35:1
Baker College of Jackson Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 852 students 1,530 students
Baker College of Jackson Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 1,085 students 1,825 students
Baker College of Jackson Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Baker College of Jackson Enrollment Breakdown MI All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 848 students 1,572 students
# Graduate Students 4 students 4 students
Baker College of Jackson Graduation BreakDown MI All Graduation Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Baker College of Jackson American Indian/Alaskan (2014-2016)
% Asian
1%
2%
Baker College of Jackson Asian (2008-2016)
% Hispanic
1%
3%
Baker College of Jackson Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
6%
14%
Baker College of Jackson Black (2007-2016)
% White
90%
69%
Baker College of Jackson White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Baker College of Jackson More (2011-2012)
% Unknown races
1%
8%
Baker College of Jackson 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. 0.19 0.50
Baker College of Jackson Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $30,600 -
Baker College of Jackson 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 Jackson In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95% 89%
Baker College of Jackson % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $24,000 -
Baker College of Jackson Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $8,485 -
Baker College of Jackson 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.