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Michigan Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2016

How much does it cost to attend college in Michigan?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Michigan was $13,568 for the 2015-2016 academic year. This is $18 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Michigan in the middle of the pack as the 25th most expensive and 28th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $339 from the 2014-2015 average of $13,229 and represents a 2.56% annual increase. The list of Michigan colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 100 colleges and universities in Michigan, the most popular being Michigan State University with 44,026 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $13,560. Kalamazoo College is the most expensive in Michigan with an in-state tuition of $42,510.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Michigan colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Michigan or cheap Michigan colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2015-2016 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Explore Michigan Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Adrian College
Adrian, 1,636 Students
$32,810 50 56
Albion College
Albion, 1,359 Students
$38,678 59 58
Alma College  Best Value
Alma, 1,335 Students
$35,008 69 68
Alpena Community College
Alpena, 726 Students
$5,670 n/a n/a
Andrews University
Berrien Springs, 2,290 Students
$26,128 80 70
Aquinas College
Grand Rapids, 1,550 Students
$28,426 54 66
Baker College Center for Graduate Studies
Flint, 2,666 Students
$10,800 n/a n/a
Baker College of Allen Park
Allen Park, 2,283 Students
$8,280 n/a n/a
Baker College of Auburn Hills
Auburn Hills, 1,745 Students
$8,280 n/a n/a
Baker College of Cadillac
Cadillac, 958 Students
$8,280 n/a n/a
Baker College of Clinton Township
Clinton Township, 3,348 Students
$8,280 n/a n/a
Baker College of Flint
Flint, 12,016 Students
$8,640 n/a n/a
Baker College of Jackson
Jackson, 1,498 Students
$8,280 n/a n/a
Baker College of Muskegon
Muskegon, 3,312 Students
$8,280 n/a n/a
Baker College of Owosso
Owosso, 1,930 Students
$8,280 n/a n/a
Baker College of Port Huron
Port Huron, 982 Students
$8,280 n/a n/a
Bay de Noc Community College
Escanaba, 711 Students
$5,921 n/a n/a
Bay Mills Community College
Brimley, 254 Students
$2,660 n/a n/a
Calvin College  Best Value
Grand Rapids, 3,757 Students
$30,425 71 63
Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, 19,766 Students
$11,850 53 74

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