Best Value Colleges in Michigan by Academic Quality per Dollar

These are the Michigan schools which appear on CollegeCalc's Best Value Colleges in America ranking and represent the colleges providing the finest education balanced against an affordable average net price. The best value in Michigan ranking goes to University of Michigan Ann Arbor with a 96th percentile national academic rank for a comparatively affordable $15,850 average net price.

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 rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2016-2017 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Michigan's Best Value Colleges by Academic Quality per Dollar
Average Net Price College Rating $Value
Average Net Price
1) University of Michigan Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, Public Not For Profit
96 83
Average Net Price
2) Michigan State University
East Lansing, Public Not For Profit
74 80
Average Net Price
3) Alma College
Alma, Private Not For Profit
69 68
Average Net Price
4) Hope College
Holland, Private Not For Profit
72 64
Average Net Price
5) Calvin College
Grand Rapids, Private Not For Profit
71 63
Average Net Price
6) Andrews University
Berrien Springs, Private Not For Profit
80 70
Average Net Price
7) Kettering University
Flint, Private Not For Profit
66 51
Average Net Price
8) Michigan Technological University
Houghton, Public Not For Profit
67 76