• Baker College of Muskegon is nestled in western Michigan along the beautiful shoreline of Lake Michigan and its scenic sandy beaches. Students can take advantage of Muskegon Lake, Bear Lake, and Mona Lake, as well as nearby parks and recreation areas for hiking, boating, skiing, snowmobiling, and camping. The mission of Baker College is to provide quality higher education and training which enable graduates to be successful throughout challenging and rewarding careers. Baker College offers highly effective academic programs which are accessible, market-driven, career-focused, and which lead to employment and career advancement for its students.

School Highlights

Baker College of Muskegon serves 3,481 students (61% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 50:1 is higher than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 33%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 3,481 students
  • Private-state tuition: $8,280
  • Student:teacher ratio: 50:1
  • Minority enrollment: 14%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Baker College of Muskegon
(MI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private, non-profit
Public
Total Faculty
70 staff
224 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Baker College of Muskegon has declined by 22% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 50:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Baker College of Muskegon diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has grown by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,481 students
3,456 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
50:1
15:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,133 students
1,325 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,348 students
2,131 students
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# Undergraduate Students
2,130 students
1,325 students
# Graduate Students
3 students
4 students
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MI All Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
749 students
186 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
5%
5%
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% Black
8%
14%
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% White
86%
67%
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% Two or more races
n/a
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
n/a
7%
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Diversity Score
0.25
0.52
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$30,600
$30,700
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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%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Baker College of Muskegon and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in MI by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
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 Muskegon 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
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
100%
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 3,481 students
  • Private-state tuition: $8,280
  • Student:teacher ratio: 50:1
  • Minority enrollment: 14%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Michigan public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,914 per year for in-state students and $6,836 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 89%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Michigan community colleges have a diversity score of 0.52, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Finlandia University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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