Baker College of Port Huron
- 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. Minutes away from the Blue Water Bridge, nestled against a pond, Baker College of Port Huron offers the best of several worlds. We’re conveniently located in the heart of town, yet situated in a peaceful setting. Our programs are structured for students of all ages and circumstances. The Port Huron campus has some of the most advanced classroom and lab environments found on any college campus in the state, yet with small classes, and dedicated instructors, you’ll receive plenty of personalized attention.
- The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 40% over five years.
|Baker College of Port Huron||(MI) Community College Avg.|
|Institution Level||Four or more years||Four or more years|
|Institution Control||Private, non-profit||Public|
|Total Faculty||28 staff||100 staff|
|Total Enrollment||798 students||3,505 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||29:1||35:1|
|# Full-Time Students||406 students||1,591 students|
|# Part-Time Students||392 students||1,914 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||-|
|% Two or more races||-|
|% Unknown races|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$30,600||$30,600|
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- The nearest community college to Baker College of Port Huron is St Clair County Community College (2.1 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 4,127 students | 2.10 Mi323 Erie Street
Port Huron,  MI  48061
- 3,625 students | 36.80 Mi34950 Little Mack Ave
Clinton Township,  MI  48035
- n/a students | 37.00 Mi34401 S Gratiot Ave
Clinton Township,  MI  48035
- 1,113 students | 40.30 Mi800 West Avon Road
Rochester,  MI  48307
- 22,914 students | 41.60 Mi14500 E Twelve Mile Rd
Warren,  MI  48088
The Online Education Initiative will greatly expand course offerings for community college students, while making the transfer process between institutions much more smooth. The Initiative has its critics, however, who decry the loss of local control over education.
A recent study reveals that job applicants with a credential or associate’s degree from a community college have slightly better chances of getting a job interview than students who attend a for-profit college or university. Since community colleges are much more budget friendly than for-profit institutions and have much better job placement results, community colleges are a much better option for employment-minded students.
After City College of San Francisco loses its accreditation, other community colleges in the state are facing warnings, sanctions and possible loss of accreditation as well.