Public Colleges in Michigan

The 2023 Directory of Michigan Public Colleges and Costs

Michigan Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend public college in Michigan?   The average annual in-state four year, public college tuition in Michigan was $13,451 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of $722 from the 2019-2020 average of $12,729 and represents a 5.67% annual increase. The list of Michigan public colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Public schools are partially funded by the taxpayers of Michigan and usually offer lower tuition to in-state residents.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 46 public colleges and universities in Michigan, the most popular being University of Michigan with 46,710 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $15,850. Michigan Technological University is the most expensive public school in Michigan with an in-state tuition of $16,654.

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
Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, Michigan

$12,750 44 39
Delta College

University Center, Michigan

$6,060 NA NA
Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, Michigan

$13,950 36 16
Ferris State University

Big Rapids, Michigan

$12,740 48 57
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
Grand Valley State University

Allendale, Michigan

$13,560 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
Lake Superior State University

Sault Ste Marie, Michigan

$12,912 42 37
Lansing Community College

Lansing, Michigan

$6,840 NA NA