Baker College of Owosso

  • Baker College is the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available. Our mission is to prepare you for meaningful employment. We’re proud to have a 97 percent employment rate among our available graduates. In addition, all our graduates receive Lifetime Employment Assistance—free and forever. With its unique Swiss-chalet-style buildings, Baker College of Owosso may not look like a typical college—and in several important ways, it’s not. First of all, our facilities—including our Center for Technical Education—are equipped with the same technologies and systems (including medical labs) that you’ll use in the real world. The courses taught here are different too, stressing practical knowledge and hands-on learning, to prepare you as quickly as possible for employment. If you’re looking for a different kind of college, you’ll like what you see at Baker College of Owosso.

School Highlights

Baker College of Owosso serves 2,512 students (63% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 39:1 is higher than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 33%.

Top Rankings

Baker College of Owosso ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Michigan for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 220% over five years.
Baker College of Owosso(MI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty64 staff224 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Baker College of Owosso has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Baker College of Owosso diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,512 students3,456 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio39:115:1
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# Full-Time Students1,572 students1,325 students
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# Part-Time Students940 students2,131 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
496186
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
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% Hispanic
1%
5%
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% Black
3%
14%
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% White
95%
67%
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% Two or more races
-
4%
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Diversity Score0.100.52
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,600$30,700
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Tuition Cost 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 Aid95%87%
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Median Debt for Graduates$24,000$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,485$5,500
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Baker College of Owosso is Baker College (24.0 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Baker College
    Private not-for-profit
    7,606 students | 24.00 Mi1020 S Washington St
    Owosso, MI 48867
    (989) 729-3500
    24.007,606
  • 7,564 students | 25.20 Mi1401 E Court St
    Flint, MI 48503
    (810) 762-0200
    25.207,564
  • 11,673 students | 26.00 Mi610 N Capitol Ave
    Lansing, MI 48933
    (517) 483-1957
    26.0011,673
  • 167 students | 27.20 Mi3215 S. Pennsylvania Avenue
    Lansing, MI 48910
    (517) 318-3330
    27.20167
  • 7,819 students | 40.30 Mi1961 Delta Road
    University Center, MI 48710
    (989) 686-9000
    40.307,819
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