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Cheapest Colleges in Michigan by In State Tuition

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 tuition. 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 tuition 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.

The most affordable four year colleges in Michigan are listed by one year's in state tuition list price for the 2018/2019 school year.

What is the cheapest college in Michigan? Leading the colleges list is Michigan Jewish Institute in W Bloomfield with an in state tuition of $3,880.

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 rating methodology.

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.

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Michigan's Cheapest Colleges by In State Tuition
In State Tuition College Rating $Value
$3,880
In State Tuition
1) Michigan Jewish Institute
W Bloomfield, Private Not For Profit
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$6,700
In State Tuition
2) Yeshiva Gedolah of Greater Detroit
Oak Park, Private Not For Profit
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$8,280
In State Tuition
3) Baker College of Owosso
Owosso, Private Not For Profit
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$8,280
In State Tuition
4) Baker College of Muskegon
Muskegon, Private Not For Profit
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$8,280
In State Tuition
5) Baker College of Port Huron
Port Huron, Private Not For Profit
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$8,280
In State Tuition
6) Baker College of Auburn Hills
Auburn Hills, Private Not For Profit
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$8,280
In State Tuition
7) Baker College of Clinton Township
Clinton Township, Private Not For Profit
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$8,280
In State Tuition
8) Baker College of Cadillac
Cadillac, Private Not For Profit
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$8,280
In State Tuition
9) Baker College of Jackson
Jackson, Private Not For Profit
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$8,280
In State Tuition
10) Baker College of Allen Park
Allen Park, Private Not For Profit
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$9,600
In State Tuition
11) Baker College of Flint
Flint, Private Not For Profit
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$9,870
In State Tuition
12) Saginaw Valley State University
University Center, Public Not For Profit
43 68
$9,984
In State Tuition
13) Northern Michigan University
Marquette, Public Not For Profit
55 74
$10,560
In State Tuition
14) University of Phoenix West Michigan Campus
Walker, Private For Profit
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$10,800
In State Tuition
15) Baker College Center for Graduate Studies
Flint, Private Not For Profit
- -
$10,872
In State Tuition
16) University of Michigan Flint
Flint, Public Not For Profit
50 78
$11,542
In State Tuition
17) Wayne State University
Detroit, Public Not For Profit
46 71
$11,560
In State Tuition
18) Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, Public Not For Profit
50 69
$11,640
In State Tuition
19) Lake Superior State University
Sault Ste Marie, Public Not For Profit
46 73
$11,640
In State Tuition
20) University of Phoenix Metro Detroit Campus
Troy, Private For Profit
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$11,788
In State Tuition
21) Ferris State University
Big Rapids, Public Not For Profit
44 70
$12,150
In State Tuition
22) University of Michigan Dearborn
Dearborn, Public Not For Profit
57 83
$12,408
In State Tuition
23) Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, Public Not For Profit
36 61
$12,484
In State Tuition
24) Grand Valley State University
Allendale, Public Not For Profit
55 70
$12,510
In State Tuition
25) Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, Public Not For Profit
60 75
$12,606
In State Tuition
26) Oakland University
Rochester Hills, Public Not For Profit
46 71
$12,745
In State Tuition
27) Grace Bible College
Wyoming, Private Not For Profit
- -
$14,460
In State Tuition
28) Michigan State University
East Lansing, Public Not For Profit
67 75
$14,934
In State Tuition
29) University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Public Not For Profit
96 83
$15,346
In State Tuition
30) Michigan Technological University
Houghton, Public Not For Profit
68 75
$15,750
In State Tuition
31) Great Lakes Christian College
Lansing, Private Not For Profit
- -
$15,835
In State Tuition
32) DeVry University Michigan
Southfield, Private For Profit
- -
$17,544
In State Tuition
33) Davenport University
Grand Rapids, Private Not For Profit
- -
$19,780
In State Tuition
34) Sacred Heart Major Seminary
Detroit, Private Not For Profit
- -
$19,950
In State Tuition
35) Cleary University
Ann Arbor, Private Not For Profit
55 63
$21,314
In State Tuition
36) Kuyper College
Grand Rapids, Private Not For Profit
49 70
$21,750
In State Tuition
37) Rochester College
Rochester Hills, Private Not For Profit
- -
$21,900
In State Tuition
38) Madonna University
Livonia, Private Not For Profit
39 58
$22,200
In State Tuition
39) Marygrove College
Detroit, Private Not For Profit
- -
$22,258
In State Tuition
40) Finlandia University
Hancock, Private Not For Profit
44 44
$24,500
In State Tuition
41) Cornerstone University
Grand Rapids, Private Not For Profit
48 57
$25,710
In State Tuition
42) Northwood University Michigan
Midland, Private Not For Profit
50 51
$26,558
In State Tuition
43) Siena Heights University
Adrian, Private Not For Profit
- -
$26,748
In State Tuition
44) Olivet College
Olivet, Private Not For Profit
33 40
$28,000
In State Tuition
45) University of Detroit Mercy
Detroit, Private Not For Profit
52 60
$28,210
In State Tuition
46) Spring Arbor University
Spring Arbor, Private Not For Profit
56 66
$28,272
In State Tuition
47) Andrews University
Berrien Springs, Private Not For Profit
69 68
$29,180
In State Tuition
48) Concordia University Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, Private Not For Profit
47 46
$31,976
In State Tuition
49) Aquinas College
Grand Rapids, Private Not For Profit
56 67
$32,370
In State Tuition
50) Lawrence Technological University
Southfield, Private Not For Profit
51 46
$33,700
In State Tuition
51) Hope College
Holland, Private Not For Profit
69 59
$34,600
In State Tuition
52) Calvin College
Grand Rapids, Private Not For Profit
68 61
$36,112
In State Tuition
53) Adrian College
Adrian, Private Not For Profit
56 52
$39,998
In State Tuition
54) Alma College
Alma, Private Not For Profit
66 66
$42,690
In State Tuition
55) College for Creative Studies
Detroit, Private Not For Profit
74 50
$43,490
In State Tuition
56) Kettering University
Flint, Private Not For Profit
68 44
$45,070
In State Tuition
57) Albion College
Albion, Private Not For Profit
64 69
$48,162
In State Tuition
58) Kalamazoo College
Kalamazoo, Private Not For Profit
73 61