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 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.

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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Baker College of Muskegon(MI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty70 staff103 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Baker College of Muskegon has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 50:1 has decreased from 68:1 over five years.
The Baker College of Muskegon diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,481 students3,250 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio50:130:1
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# Full-Time Students2,133 students1,336 students
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# Part-Time Students1,348 students1,914 students
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# Undergraduate Students2,130 students1,381 students
# Graduate Students3 students4 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
749188
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% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
5%
5%
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% Black
8%
15%
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% White
86%
66%
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% Two or more races
-
3%
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Diversity Score0.250.53
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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 Aid96%88%
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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: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Baker College of Muskegon is Muskegon Community College (0.5 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 4,640 students | 0.50 Mi221 S Quarterline Rd
    Muskegon MI  49442
    (231) 773-9131
    0.504,640
  • 13,788 students | 32.90 Mi143 Bostwick Ave NE
    Grand Rapids MI  49503
    (616) 234-4000
    32.9013,788
  • 1,667 students | 50.60 Mi2800 College Dr.
    Sidney MI  48885
    (989) 328-2111
    50.601,667
  • 1,042 students | 53.40 Mi3000 N Stiles Rd
    Scottville MI  49454
    (231) 845-6211
    53.401,042
  • 8,069 students | 78.40 Mi6767 West O Ave
    Kalamazoo MI  49003
    (269) 488-4100
    78.408,069
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Did You Know?
For Michigan public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,903 per year for in-state students and $6,831 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 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Michigan community colleges have a diversity score of 0.53, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Henry Ford College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.