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 9,332 students (41% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 108 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Baker College(MI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger ProgramsAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profitPublic
Total Faculty108 staff103 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Baker College has grown by 150% over five years.
The Baker College diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 21% over five years.
Total Enrollment9,332 students3,250 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio86:130:1
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# Full-Time Students3,852 students1,336 students
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# Part-Time Students5,480 students1,914 students
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# Undergraduate Students3,779 students1,381 students
# Graduate Students73 students4 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
940188
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
4%
5%
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% Black
11%
15%
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% White
77%
66%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
2%
3%
% Unknown races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score0.390.53
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,600$30,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $8,280 is less than the state average of $11,115. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$8,280$11,115
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%88%
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Median Debt for Graduates$23,628$11,698
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,050$5,500
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Acceptance Rate80%80%
Source: 2019 (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 College
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    1,098 students | 35.20 Mi800 West Avon Road
    Rochester Hills, MI 48307
    (248) 218-2011
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