Baker College of Jackson

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 to Baker College of Jackson is Gogebic Community College (5.5 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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
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Student Body

  • The student population of Baker College of Jackson has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Baker College of Jackson diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,937 students3,505 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio36:135:1
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# Full-Time Students852 students1,591 students
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# Part-Time Students1,085 students1,914 students
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# Undergraduate Students848 students1,591 students
# Graduate Students4 students4 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
1%
3%
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% Black
6%
14%
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% White
90%
69%
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% Two or more races
-
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
8%
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Diversity Score0.190.50
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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 Aid95%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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