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 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Baker College of Owosso(MI) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty64 staff103 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Baker College of Owosso has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has decreased from 154:1 over five years.
The Baker College of Owosso diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,512 students2,920 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio39:130:1
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# Full-Time Students1,572 students1,336 students
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# Part-Time Students940 students1,914 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
496212
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
1%
5%
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% Black
3%
15%
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% White
95%
66%
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% Two or more races
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3%
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Diversity Score0.100.53
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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 Aid95%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 Owosso is Baker College (24.0 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Baker College
    Private not-for-profit
    9,332 students | 24.00 Mi1050 West Bristol Road
    Flint MI  48507
    (810) 766-4000
    24.009,332
  • 7,715 students | 25.20 Mi1401 E Court St
    Flint MI  48503
    (810) 762-0200
    25.207,715
  • 11,771 students | 26.00 Mi419 N Capitol Ave
    Lansing MI  48901
    (517) 483-1957
    26.0011,771
  • 167 students | 27.20 Mi3215 S. Pennsylvania Avenue
    Lansing MI  48910
    (517) 318-3330
    27.20167
  • 8,080 students | 40.30 Mi1961 Delta Road
    University Center MI  48710
    (989) 686-9000
    40.308,080
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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.