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 LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty54 staff100 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 Enrollment1,937 students3,505 students
Baker College of Jackson Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio36:135:1
Baker College of Jackson Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students852 students1,591 students
Baker College of Jackson Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students1,085 students1,914 students
Baker College of Jackson Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Baker College of Jackson Enrollment Breakdown MI All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students848 students1,591 students
# Graduate Students4 students4 students
Baker College of Jackson Graduation BreakDown MI All Graduation Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Baker College of Jackson American Indian/Alaskan (2014-2016)
% Asian
Baker College of Jackson Asian (2008-2016)
% Hispanic
Baker College of Jackson Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Baker College of Jackson Black (2007-2016)
% White
Baker College of Jackson White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Baker College of Jackson More (2011-2012)
% Unknown races
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.0.190.50
Baker College of Jackson Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,600$31,100
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 $11,115. The private state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$8,280$11,115
Baker College of Jackson In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%89%
Baker College of Jackson % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$24,000$13,600
Baker College of Jackson Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$8,485$6,000
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 $5,223 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 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 0.67. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Henry Ford Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.