Baker College of Muskegon

  • 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 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 31%.
  • Baker College of Muskegon is one of 2 community colleges within Muskegon County, MI.
  • The nearest community college to Baker College of Muskegon is Muskegon Community College (0.2 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Baker College of Muskegon(MI) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty70 staff100 staff
Baker College of Muskegon Total Faculty (2007-2016)

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 0.50. The school's diversity has grown by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment3,481 students3,505 students
Baker College of Muskegon Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio50:135:1
Baker College of Muskegon Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students2,133 students1,591 students
Baker College of Muskegon Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students1,348 students1,914 students
Baker College of Muskegon Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Baker College of Muskegon Enrollment Breakdown MI All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students2,130 students1,591 students
# Graduate Students3 students4 students
Baker College of Muskegon Graduation BreakDown MI All Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Baker College of Muskegon Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
Baker College of Muskegon American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
Baker College of Muskegon Asian (2009-2016)
% Hispanic
Baker College of Muskegon Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Baker College of Muskegon Black (2007-2016)
% White
Baker College of Muskegon White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Baker College of Muskegon More (2011-2012)
Baker College of Muskegon Ethnicity Breakdown MI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.250.50
Baker College of Muskegon Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,600$31,100
Baker College of Muskegon 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 Muskegon In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%89%
Baker College of Muskegon % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$24,000$13,600
Baker College of Muskegon Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$8,485$6,000
Baker College of Muskegon 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.