• 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. This is Baker College’s flagship campus. The extensive campus contains modern classrooms with multi-media systems, offices, comfortable residence halls and apartments, state-of-the-art medical and computer labs, and a technology center—along with a library, a fitness center, bookstore and even a café. Although we have the facilities of a big-college campus, we offer a friendly and personal atmosphere. Classes are small. Instructors and staff are committed to doing what it takes to help you succeed.

School Highlights

Baker College serves 7,606 students (38% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 33%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 7,606 students
  • Private-state tuition: $8,280
  • Acceptance Rate: 73%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 22%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 941 teachers has grown by 1047% over five years.
Baker College
(MI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
941 staff
224 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Baker College has grown by 104% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
The Baker College diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,606 students
3,456 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
15:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,908 students
1,325 students
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# Part-Time Students
4,698 students
2,131 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
305 students
286 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
2,801 students
1,325 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
107 students
4 students
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MI All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
4,439 students
2,131 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
259 students
4 students
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MI All Part Time Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
940 students
186 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
4%
6%
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% Black
9%
14%
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% White
78%
67%
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% Two or more races
6%
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
1%
6%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.38
0.52
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
3.11%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
23.59%
3.79%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$30,600
$30,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $8,280 is less than the state average of $9,930. The private state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$8,280
$9,930
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
89%
87%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$26,219
$11,704
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$11,940
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
73%
100%
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Baker College cost?

Baker College's private state tuition is approximately $8,280.

What is the acceptance rate of Baker College?

The acceptance rate of Baker College is 73%, which is lower than the state average of 100%.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 7,606 students
  • Private-state tuition: $8,280
  • Acceptance Rate: 73%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 22%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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