Community Colleges in Michigan

The 2023 Directory of Michigan Community Colleges and Costs

Michigan Community Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend community college in Michigan?   The average annual in-state two year college tuition in Michigan was $5,990 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of $228 from the 2019-2020 average of $5,762 and represents a 3.96% annual increase. 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 4,604 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $5,820. Muskegon Community College is the most expensive community school in Michigan with an in-state tuition of $9,080.

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.

<Academic 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 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore Michigan Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Alpena Community College

Alpena, Michigan

$6,720 NA NA
Bay de Noc Community College

Escanaba, Michigan

$7,200 NA NA
Bay Mills Community College

Brimley, Michigan

$2,660 NA NA
Delta College

University Center, Michigan

$6,060 NA NA
Glen Oaks Community College

Centreville, Michigan

$4,608 NA NA
Gogebic Community College

Ironwood, Michigan

$5,735 NA NA
Grand Rapids Community College

Grand Rapids, Michigan

$7,410 NA NA
Henry Ford Community College

Dearborn, Michigan

$4,428 NA NA
Jackson Community College

Jackson, Michigan

$5,700 NA NA
Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Kalamazoo, Michigan

$6,120 NA NA
Kellogg Community College

Battle Creek, Michigan

$6,068 NA NA
Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College

Baraga, Michigan

$3,600 NA NA
Kirtland Community College

Roscommon, Michigan

$5,610 NA NA
Lake Michigan College

Benton Harbor, Michigan

$6,900 NA NA
Lansing Community College

Lansing, Michigan

$6,840 NA NA
Macomb Community College

Warren, Michigan

$5,820 NA NA
Mid Michigan Community College

Harrison, Michigan

$7,406 NA NA
Monroe County Community College

Monroe, Michigan

$6,225 NA NA
Montcalm Community College

Sidney, Michigan

$6,540 NA NA
Mott Community College

Flint, Michigan

$4,446 NA NA
Muskegon Community College

Muskegon, Michigan

$9,080 NA NA
North Central Michigan College

Petoskey, Michigan

$6,132 NA NA
Northwestern Michigan College

Traverse City, Michigan

$7,488 NA NA
Oakland Community College

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

$5,000 NA NA
Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College

Mount Pleasant, Michigan

$1,560 NA NA
Schoolcraft College

Livonia, Michigan

$4,732 NA NA
Southwestern Michigan College

Dowagiac, Michigan

$5,112 NA NA
St Clair County Community College

Port Huron, Michigan

$8,760 NA NA
Washtenaw Community College

Ann Arbor, Michigan

$4,008 NA NA
Wayne County Community College District

Detroit, Michigan

$2,839 NA NA
West Shore Community College

Scottville, Michigan

$4,200 NA NA