Michigan In State Total Cost Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Michigan by In State Total Cost for 2021

Cheapest Colleges in Michigan by In State Total Cost

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of Michigan these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state total cost. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state total cost with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Michigan list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

Total cost may factor in an estimated off-campus living expense if a school doens't provide housing. This estimate may vary widely by college. To view a rank by academic fees alone please see our Michigan tuition ranking.

The most affordable four year colleges in Michigan are listed by one year's in state total cost list price for the 2018/2019 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.

What is the cheapest college in Michigan? Leading the colleges list is Michigan Jewish Institute in W Bloomfield with an in state total cost of $9,911.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. 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 2019/2020 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2019/2020 academic year.

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Michigan's Cheapest Colleges by In State Total Cost
College In State Total Cost Rating Value
#21 University of Michigan Dearborn

Dearborn, Public Not For Profit

$23,652 58 78
#22 DeVry University Michigan

Southfield, Private For Profit

$23,669 NA NA
#23 Lake Superior State University

Sault Ste Marie, Public Not For Profit

$23,685 42 50
#24 Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, Public Not For Profit

$24,288 44 36
#25 Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, Public Not For Profit

$24,571 49 31
#26 Oakland University

Rochester Hills, Public Not For Profit

$24,936 43 42
#27 Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, Public Not For Profit

$25,128 40 22
#28 Wayne State University

Detroit, Public Not For Profit

$25,145 51 49
#29 Michigan State University

East Lansing, Public Not For Profit

$26,090 70 82
#30 Great Lakes Christian College

Lansing, Private Not For Profit

$27,020 NA NA
#31 Michigan Technological University

Houghton, Public Not For Profit

$28,164 68 84
#32 University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, Public Not For Profit

$28,602 91 98
#33 Davenport University

Grand Rapids, Private Not For Profit

$30,310 NA NA
#34 Kuyper College

Grand Rapids, Private Not For Profit

$31,256 56 43
#35 Marygrove College

Detroit, Private Not For Profit

$31,290 NA NA
#36 Cleary University

Ann Arbor, Private Not For Profit

$32,454 43 35
#37 Sacred Heart Major Seminary

Detroit, Private Not For Profit

$33,128 NA NA
#38 Finlandia University

Hancock, Private Not For Profit

$33,696 39 20
#39 Rochester College

Rochester Hills, Private Not For Profit

$34,352 NA NA
#40 Cornerstone University

Grand Rapids, Private Not For Profit

$35,790 38 20