Baker College of Owosso

1020 S. Washington Street
Owosso, MI 48867
Tel: (989)729-3350
  • 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 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Baker College of Owosso is the only community colleges within Shiawassee County, MI.
  • The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Swartz Creek (18.50 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 220% over five years.
Baker College of Owosso (MI) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years Four or more years
Institution Control Private, non-profit Public
Total Faculty 64 staff 94 staff
Baker College of Owosso Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 2,512 has declined by 18% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has decreased from 169:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has declined by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,512 students 3,355 students
Baker College of Owosso Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 39:1 35:1
Baker College of Owosso Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 1,572 students 1,530 students
Baker College of Owosso Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 940 students 1,825 students
Baker College of Owosso Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Baker College of Owosso Enrollment Breakdown MI All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
496 288
Baker College of Owosso Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
Baker College of Owosso American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2016)
% Hispanic
Baker College of Owosso Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Baker College of Owosso Black (2007-2016)
% White
Baker College of Owosso White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Baker College of Owosso More (2011-2012)
Baker College of Owosso Ethnicity Breakdown MI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.10 0.50
Baker College of Owosso Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $30,600 $31,100
Baker College of Owosso 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 $12,848. The private state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $8,280 $12,848
Baker College of Owosso In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95% 89%
Baker College of Owosso % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $24,000 $13,600
Baker College of Owosso Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $8,485 $6,000
Baker College of Owosso Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
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  • Baker College of Flint
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    Flint MI  48507
  • 8,937 students | 25.30 Mi1401 E Court St
    Flint MI  48503
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Did You Know?
For Michigan public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,292 per year for in-state students and $7,087 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,848 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Michigan is 76%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Michigan community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Henry Ford Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.