Baker College

  • 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%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 941 teachers has grown by 1047% over five years.
Baker College(MI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger ProgramsAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profitPublic
Total Faculty941 staff224 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 Enrollment7,606 students3,456 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:115:1
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# Full-Time Students2,908 students1,325 students
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# Part-Time Students4,698 students2,131 students
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# Undergraduate Students2,801 students1,325 students
# Graduate Students107 students4 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
940 students186 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
4%
5%
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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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% Unknown races
1%
7%
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Diversity Score0.380.52
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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 declined by 8% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$8,280$11,103
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%87%
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Median Debt for Graduates$24,500$11,637
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Median Debt for Dropouts$11,000$5,500
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Acceptance Rate73%100%
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Baker College is Mott Community College (3.2 miles away).
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  • Rochester University
    Private not-for-profit
    1,087 students | 35.20 Mi800 West Avon Road
    Rochester Hills, MI 48307
    (248) 218-2011
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