Public Colleges in Michigan

The 2022 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 $13,038 for the 2020-2021 academic year. This is a change of $309 from the 2019-2020 average of $12,729 and represents a 2.43% 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 44,584 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $15,520. Michigan Technological University is the most expensive public school in Michigan with an in-state tuition of $16,130.

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 2020-2021 academic year.

Explore Michigan Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Alpena Community College

Alpena, Michigan

$6,510 NA NA
Bay de Noc Community College

Escanaba, Michigan

$6,930 NA NA
Bay Mills Community College

Brimley, Michigan

$2,660 NA NA
Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, Michigan

$12,510 46 39
Delta College

University Center, Michigan

$5,970 NA NA
Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, Michigan

$13,500 40 26
Ferris State University

Big Rapids, Michigan

$12,376 50 63
Glen Oaks Community College

Centreville, Michigan

$4,608 NA NA
Gogebic Community College

Ironwood, Michigan

$5,580 NA NA
Grand Rapids Community College

Grand Rapids, Michigan

$7,410 NA NA
Grand Valley State University

Allendale, Michigan

$13,244 NA NA
Henry Ford Community College

Dearborn, Michigan

$4,248 NA NA
Jackson Community College

Jackson, Michigan

$7,846 NA NA
Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Kalamazoo, Michigan

$5,850 NA NA
Kellogg Community College

Battle Creek, Michigan

$6,130 NA NA
Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College

Baraga, Michigan

$3,600 NA NA
Kirtland Community College

Roscommon, Michigan

$5,460 NA NA
Lake Michigan College

Benton Harbor, Michigan

$6,743 NA NA
Lake Superior State University

Sault Ste Marie, Michigan

$12,456 41 37
Lansing Community College

Lansing, Michigan

$6,660 NA NA