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Michigan Business Colleges

81 Colleges
25,663 Yearly Graduations
$63,910 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$26,206 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Michigan ranked #12 in the nation for business degrees handed out in 2019. Around 25,663 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $15,978 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $19,062 a year.

About 49% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,551 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
3,339 Yearly Degrees
$15,555 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 49,695 students at Michigan State in total, 38,491 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 34,588 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 47% are men and 53% are women.

Approximately 41% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,718 a year. Michigan State has a 3.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,600 during the early-career years.

#2

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
2,245 Yearly Degrees
$12,746 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Central Michigan University is 17,311, of which 13,031 students are undergraduates and of those, 11,271 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Central Michigan is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 69%. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Roughly 79% of students at Central Michigan take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,330 a year. Central Michigan has a 5.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Central Michigan is $34,100.

#3

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
2,201 Yearly Degrees
$16,948 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 47,907 students at U-M in total, 31,329 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 29,851 are full-time. It takes the average U-M undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

About 26% of students who apply get accepted. Around 48% of accepted students are men, and 52% are women.

Approximately 28% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,324 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $49,800 during the early-career years.

#4

Grand Valley State University

Allendale, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
1,695 Yearly Degrees
$13,576 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 23,350 students at GVSU in total, 20,405 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 18,013 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

Approximately 57% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,701 a year. GVSU has a 3.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from GVSU is $35,300.

#5

Wayne State University

Detroit, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
1,338 Yearly Degrees
$14,629 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 26,241 students at Wayne State in total, 17,503 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 13,407 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 69%. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 61% are women.

47% of Wayne State students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,197 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Wayne State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
1,183 Yearly Degrees
$13,017 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 19,887 students at WMU in total, 15,969 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 13,296 are full-time. For undergraduates at WMU, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 85%. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

57% of WMU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,965 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from WMU is $32,300.

#7

Northwood University

Midland, Michigan
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,101 Yearly Degrees
$29,480 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,254 undergraduates at Northwood, of which 1,358 are full-time, and there are 2,541 students altogether. For undergraduates at Northwood, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

About 77% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 67% are men and 33% are women.

90% of Northwood students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,704 a year. Northwood has a 6.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Northwood is $41,200.

#8

Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
976 Yearly Degrees
$15,295 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 16,294 students at Eastern Michigan in total, 13,572 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 9,630 are full-time. For undergraduates at Eastern Michigan, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 35% are men and 65% are women.

Approximately 59% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,768 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,000 during the early-career years.

#9

Davenport University

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
922 Yearly Degrees
$20,260 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,999 undergraduates at Davenport University, of which 2,408 are full-time, and there are 6,127 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Davenport University is 4.3 years.

Around 93% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

Approximately 61% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $12,776 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Davenport University is $31,400.

#10

Baker College

Owosso, Michigan
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
874 Yearly Degrees
$10,160 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,028 students at Baker College in total, 5,680 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,170 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Baker College is 4.7 years.

About 54% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 26% are men and 74% are women.

Approximately 61% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,122 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Baker College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Oakland University

Rochester Hills, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
793 Yearly Degrees
$14,520 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 15,100 undergraduates at Oakland, of which 12,057 are full-time, and there are 18,552 students altogether. It takes the average Oakland undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 81%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Roughly 48% of students at Oakland take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,856 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,000 during the early-career years.

#12

Ferris State University

Big Rapids, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
772 Yearly Degrees
$12,768 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Ferris State University is 11,165, of which 9,929 students are undergraduates and of those, 7,127 are full-time. For undergraduates at Ferris, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Approximately 67% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,608 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,500 during the early-career years.

#13

Walsh College

Troy, Michigan
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
714 Yearly Degrees
$11,915 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Walsh College is 1,744, of which 722 students are undergraduates and of those, 78 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $49,200 during the early-career years.

#14

University of Michigan - Dearborn

Dearborn, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
542 Yearly Degrees
$13,552 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,783 students at UM Dearborn in total, 6,725 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,012 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UM Dearborn is 4.8 years.

About 68% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 53% are women.

Approximately 35% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,687 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UM Dearborn is $37,600.

#15

Washtenaw Community College

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
470 Yearly Degrees
$4,176 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,140 students at Washtenaw Community College in total, 3,076 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

19% of Washtenaw Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,814 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,400 during the early-career years.

#16

Macomb Community College

Warren, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
329 Yearly Degrees
$5,975 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 16,736 students at Macomb Community College in total, 5,341 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Approximately 14% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,245 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.4% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Macomb Community College is $26,600.

#17

Saginaw Valley State University

University Center, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
293 Yearly Degrees
$10,814 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,203 undergraduates at Saginaw Valley State University, of which 6,016 are full-time, and there are 8,028 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Saginaw Valley State University is 4.8 years.

Around 89% of students who apply get accepted. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

Approximately 61% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,262 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Saginaw Valley State University is $32,500.

#18

University of Michigan - Flint

Flint, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
286 Yearly Degrees
$12,322 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,829 students at UM Flint in total, 5,424 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,300 are full-time. For undergraduates at UM Flint, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

About 77% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

Approximately 53% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,655 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UM Flint is $32,500.

#19

Oakland Community College

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
269 Yearly Degrees
$4,712 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,239 full-time undergraduates at Oakland Community College, and 14,511 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Roughly 15% of students at Oakland Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,222 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Oakland Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#19

Henry Ford College

Dearborn, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
269 Yearly Degrees
$5,020 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Henry Ford College is 11,345, which includes 4,051 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Approximately 24% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,468 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Henry Ford College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#21

Schoolcraft College

Livonia, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
266 Yearly Degrees
$5,364 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Schoolcraft College is 8,116, which includes 2,084 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Roughly 9% of students at Schoolcraft College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $2,767 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Schoolcraft College is $27,500.

#21

Madonna University

Livonia, Michigan
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
266 Yearly Degrees
$24,000 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,291 undergraduates at Madonna, of which 1,570 are full-time, and there are 2,792 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Madonna is 4.6 years.

About 68% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 45% are men and 55% are women.

Roughly 71% of students at Madonna take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,525 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Madonna with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#23

Cornerstone University

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
256 Yearly Degrees
$26,250 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,461 undergraduates at Cornerstone, of which 1,024 are full-time, and there are 1,917 students altogether. For undergraduates at Cornerstone, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

Roughly 89% of students at Cornerstone take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $10,119 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Cornerstone is $32,900.

#24

Jackson College

Jackson, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
253 Yearly Degrees
$9,318 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,271 full-time undergraduates at Jackson College, and 4,140 students altogether. Jackson College has a freshman retention rate of 100%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Roughly 44% of students at Jackson College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,892 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,300 during the early-career years.

#25

Northern Michigan University

Marquette, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
241 Yearly Degrees
$12,678 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,734 undergraduates at Northern Michigan University, of which 5,880 are full-time, and there are 7,368 students altogether. It takes the average Northern Michigan University undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 67%. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Approximately 64% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,804 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.3% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,500 during the early-career years.

Other Michigan Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Siena Heights University 217
27 University of Detroit Mercy 201
28 Spring Arbor University 187
29 Cleary University 177
30 Lansing Community College 176
31 Grand Rapids Community College 165
32 Calvin University 154
33 Hope College 137
34 Kettering University 131
35 Kellogg Community College 128
36 Michigan Technological University 124
37 Delta College 119
38 Adrian College 103
39 Hillsdale College 101
40 Aquinas College Michigan 99
41 Kalamazoo Valley Community College 96
42 Wayne County Community College District 93
42 Mid Michigan College 93
44 Lawrence Technological University 92
45 Lake Superior State University 78
45 Albion College 78
47 Olivet College 73
48 Andrews University 60
49 Alma College 59
49 Mott Community College 59
51 Rochester University 55
51 Lake Michigan College 55
53 Bay de Noc Community College 51
54 Kalamazoo College 50
55 Michigan Career and Technical Institute 43
55 Alpena Community College 43
57 Concordia University, Ann Arbor 41
58 St Clair County Community College 40
59 Monroe County Community College 39
60 Glen Oaks Community College 38
61 Montcalm Community College 32
62 Career Quest Learning Centers - Lansing 31
63 Gogebic Community College 30
64 Northwestern Michigan College 27
65 University of Phoenix - Michigan 25
66 Southwestern Michigan College 23
67 North Central Michigan College 19
67 Kirtland Community College 19
69 Finlandia University 18
70 Grace Christian University 17
71 Bay Mills Community College 16
72 Muskegon Community College 15
73 West Shore Community College 14
74 Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School 8
75 Kuyper College 6
76 Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College 5
77 Career Quest Learning Centers - Jackson 3
77 Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College 3
79 Great Lakes Christian College 2
79 Career Quest Learning Center - Mt. Pleasant 2
81 Career Quest Learning Center - Bay City Branch 0

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