Michigan Community Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend community college in Michigan?   The average annual in-state two year college tuition in Michigan was $5,542 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of ($17) from the 2015-2016 average of $5,559 and represents a -0.31% annual decline. The list of Michigan community colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Community colleges, also known as junior colleges, provide an excellent money saving opportunity for those concerned with college costs. Many students are choosing to begin their education at community colleges for two years, taking advantage of their lower cost. Then after two years transferring to a full four year institution to pursue a full bachelors degree or higher. Most community colleges also have the benefit of open admission policies.  

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 31 community colleges and universities in Michigan, the most popular being Macomb Community College with 5,975 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $5,677. Muskegon Community College is the most expensive community school in Michigan with an in-state tuition of $8,480.

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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Michigan Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Alpena Community College
Alpena, 670 Students
$6,300 - -
Bay de Noc Community College
Escanaba, 718 Students
$6,390 - -
Bay Mills Community College
Brimley, 192 Students
$2,660 - -
Delta College
University Center, 2,848 Students
$5,760 - -
Glen Oaks Community College
Centreville, 417 Students
$4,368 - -
Gogebic Community College
Ironwood, 523 Students
$5,270 - -
Grand Rapids Community College
Grand Rapids, 4,104 Students
$7,222 - -
Henry Ford Community College
Dearborn, 4,068 Students
$4,128 - -
Jackson Community College
Jackson, 1,802 Students
$7,334 - -
Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Kalamazoo, 2,604 Students
$5,520 - -
Kellogg Community College
Battle Creek, 1,049 Students
$5,592 - -
Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College
Baraga, 38 Students
$2,640 - -
Kirtland Community College
Roscommon, 457 Students
$5,250 - -
Lake Michigan College
Benton Harbor, 953 Students
$4,965 - -
Lansing Community College
Lansing, 4,321 Students
$6,300 - -
Macomb Community College
Warren, 5,975 Students
$5,677 - -
Mid Michigan Community College
Harrison, 1,336 Students
$6,860 - -
Monroe County Community College
Monroe, 821 Students
$5,835 - -
Montcalm Community College
Sidney, 429 Students
$6,120 - -
Mott Community College
Flint, 1,914 Students
$4,404 - -