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Michigan Business Colleges

81 Colleges
25,663 Yearly Graduations
$61,543 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$25,710 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 25,663 students received a business degree from a college in Michigan, making it rank #12 in terms of graduations. Michigan colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $15,386 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $18,377 per year.

An estimated 50% of college students in Michigan take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,427 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 39,176 undergraduates at Michigan State, of which 35,722 are full-time, and there are 49,809 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Michigan State is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 72%. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

Roughly 41% of students at Michigan State take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,129 a year. Michigan State has a 3.4% 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
$12,833 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Central Michigan University is 19,362, of which 14,627 students are undergraduates and of those, 12,798 are full-time. For undergraduates at Central Michigan, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

About 68% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Roughly 79% of students at Central Michigan take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,919 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,100 during the early-career years.

#3

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
2,201 Yearly Degrees
$16,540 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Michigan - Ann Arbor is 48,090, of which 31,266 students are undergraduates and of those, 30,204 are full-time. It takes the average U-M undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

About 27% of students who apply get accepted. Around 48% of accepted students are men, and 52% are women.

32% of U-M students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,099 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from U-M is $49,800.

#4

Grand Valley State University

Allendale, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
1,695 Yearly Degrees
$13,180 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 21,112 undergraduates at GVSU, of which 18,810 are full-time, and there are 24,033 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at GVSU is 4.6 years.

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

Approximately 62% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,584 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from GVSU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

Wayne State University

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

There are 26,824 students at Wayne State in total, 17,643 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 13,107 are full-time. It takes the average Wayne State undergraduate about 4.9 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 67%. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Roughly 49% of students at Wayne State take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,857 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Wayne State is $32,600.

#6

Western Michigan University

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

The total student population at Western Michigan University is 21,470, of which 17,051 students are undergraduates and of those, 14,558 are full-time. It takes the average WMU undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Around 46% of accepted students are men, and 54% are women.

76% of WMU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,792 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,300 during the early-career years.

#7

Northwood University

Midland, Michigan
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,101 Yearly Degrees
$28,080 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,934 students at Northwood in total, 2,623 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,544 are full-time. It takes the average Northwood undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

About 69% of students who apply get accepted. Around 61% of accepted students are men, and 39% are women.

Roughly 86% of students at Northwood take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,714 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,200 during the early-career years.

#8

Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
976 Yearly Degrees
$13,758 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Eastern Michigan University is 17,784, of which 14,872 students are undergraduates and of those, 10,572 are full-time. It takes the average Eastern Michigan undergraduate about 4.9 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 45%. Of the accepted students, 62% are men and 25% are women.

60% of Eastern Michigan students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,418 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.1% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Eastern Michigan is $32,000.

#9

Davenport University

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
922 Yearly Degrees
$19,338 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,078 undergraduates at Davenport University, of which 2,467 are full-time, and there are 6,429 students altogether. It takes the average Davenport University undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

71% of Davenport University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $11,317 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,400 during the early-career years.

#10

Baker College

Owosso, Michigan
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
874 Yearly Degrees
$9,920 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,240 undergraduates at Baker College, of which 2,801 are full-time, and there are 7,606 students altogether. It takes the average Baker College undergraduate about 5.0 years to complete their degree.

Roughly 60% of students at Baker College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,612 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.1% 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 15,543 undergraduates at Oakland, of which 12,454 are full-time, and there are 19,013 students altogether. For undergraduates at Oakland, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Roughly 50% of students at Oakland take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,271 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

#12

Ferris State University

Big Rapids, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
772 Yearly Degrees
$12,376 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 12,472 students at Ferris in total, 11,184 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 7,779 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Approximately 68% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,487 a year. Ferris has a 7.0% 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 $36,500 during the early-career years.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
714 Yearly Degrees
$11,465 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,800 students at Walsh College in total, 742 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 71 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Walsh College has a 2.3% 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 Walsh College is $49,200.

#14

University of Michigan - Dearborn

Dearborn, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
542 Yearly Degrees
$13,529 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,191 students at UM Dearborn in total, 6,910 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,051 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 64%. Of the accepted students, 50% are men and 50% are women.

Approximately 87% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,373 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.9% 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 11,978 students at Washtenaw Community College in total, 3,013 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 22% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,847 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.9% 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
$6,165 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Macomb Community College is 19,628, which includes 6,045 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Roughly 7% of students at Macomb Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,575 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 Macomb Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Saginaw Valley State University

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

The total student population at Saginaw Valley State University is 8,251, of which 7,476 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,348 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Saginaw Valley State University is 4.9 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

64% of Saginaw Valley State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,378 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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
$11,860 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,297 students at UM Flint in total, 5,862 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,633 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

About 65% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

53% of UM Flint students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,123 a year. UM Flint has a 6.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UM Flint with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#19

Oakland Community College

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
269 Yearly Degrees
$4,592 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Oakland Community College is 15,211, which includes 3,776 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Approximately 12% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,670 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Oakland Community College is $24,900.

#19

Henry Ford College

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

There are 4,213 full-time undergraduates at Henry Ford College, and 12,146 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

29% of Henry Ford College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,091 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,900 during the early-career years.

#21

Schoolcraft College

Livonia, Michigan
Public Public vs. Private
266 Yearly Degrees
$5,384 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Schoolcraft College is 9,230, which includes 2,240 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Approximately 8% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,076 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,500 during the early-career years.

#21

Madonna University

Livonia, Michigan
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
266 Yearly Degrees
$23,100 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,441 undergraduates at Madonna, of which 1,645 are full-time, and there are 2,992 students altogether. For undergraduates at Madonna, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

About 74% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

67% of Madonna students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,975 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,200 during the early-career years.

#23

Cornerstone University

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
256 Yearly Degrees
$25,360 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Cornerstone University is 1,998, of which 1,504 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,020 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 67%. Of the accepted students, 33% are men and 67% are women.

Roughly 91% of students at Cornerstone take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,308 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.9% 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
$9,164 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Jackson College is 4,616, which includes 1,647 full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Jackson College is 100%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Approximately 38% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,750 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.2% 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
$11,525 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Northern Michigan University is 7,732, of which 7,136 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,191 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Roughly 67% of students at Northern Michigan University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,119 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Northern Michigan University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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 College 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 Bible College 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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