# Michigan Colleges

In terms of yearly graduations, Michigan is ranked #9 in the country with 119,966 degrees handed out in 2018. Michigan colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $15,293 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $17,943 per year.

An estimated 50% of college students in Michigan take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,620 per year.

## Most Popular Schools in Michigan

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

The total student population at University of Michigan - Ann Arbor is 46,002, of which 28,702 students are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average U of Michigan undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 27%. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

Approximately 32% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,099 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $49,800 during the early-career years.

There are 35,404 full-time undergraduates at Michigan State, and 50,019 students altogether. For undergraduates at Michigan State, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

About 72% of students who apply get accepted. Around 48% of accepted students are men, and 52% are women.

Approximately 41% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,129 a year. Michigan State has a 2.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Michigan State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $41,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 12,389 full-time undergraduates at Wayne State, and 27,064 students altogether. It takes the average Wayne State undergraduate about 4.9 years to complete their degree.

About 67% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

49% of Wayne State students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,857 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,600 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Grand Valley State University is 25,049, of which 19,373 students are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at GVSU is 4.6 years.

About 81% of students who apply get accepted. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Roughly 62% of students at GVSU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,584 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from GVSU is $35,300.

The total student population at Central Michigan University is 23,257, of which 15,585 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 68%. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Approximately 79% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,919 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Central Michigan with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 15,063 full-time undergraduates at WMU, and 22,869 students altogether. It takes the average WMU undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 82%. Around 46% of accepted students are men, and 54% are women.

Roughly 76% of students at WMU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,792 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from WMU is $32,300.

There are 20,525 students at Eastern Michigan in total, 12,410 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

About 45% of students who apply get accepted. Around 62% of accepted students are men, and 25% are women.

Roughly 60% of students at Eastern Michigan take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,418 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.5% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Eastern Michigan is $32,000.

There are 12,549 full-time undergraduates at Oakland, and 19,333 students altogether. It takes the average Oakland undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Roughly 50% of students at Oakland take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,271 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Oakland is $36,000.

There are 13,798 students at Ferris in total, 8,469 of which are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Ferris undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Roughly 68% of students at Ferris take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,487 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,500 during the early-career years.

There are 4,372 full-time undergraduates at Baker College, and 12,018 students altogether. It takes the average Baker College undergraduate about 5.0 years to complete their degree.

60% of Baker College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,612 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Baker College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 21,014 students at Macomb Community College in total, 6,116 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Roughly 7% of students at Macomb Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,575 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,600 during the early-career years.

There are 5,137 full-time undergraduates at UM Dearborn, and 9,330 students altogether. For undergraduates at UM Dearborn, the average graduation time is 4.9 years.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Around 50% of accepted students are men, and 50% are women.

Roughly 87% of students at UM Dearborn take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,373 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UM Dearborn is $37,600.

There are 4,373 full-time undergraduates at Oakland Community College, and 17,116 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Approximately 12% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,670 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Oakland Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Davenport University is 7,160, of which 2,621 students are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Davenport University is 4.5 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 82%. Of the accepted students, 47% are men and 53% are women.

Approximately 71% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $11,317 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.7% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Davenport University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 8,617 students at Saginaw Valley State University in total, 6,559 of which are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Saginaw Valley State University, the average graduation time is 4.9 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

64% of Saginaw Valley State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,378 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,500 during the early-career years.

There are 5,492 full-time undergraduates at Michigan Tech, and 7,292 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

About 74% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 70% are men and 30% are women.

57% of Michigan Tech students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,726 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Michigan Tech is $55,200.

There are 3,809 full-time undergraduates at UM Flint, and 7,836 students altogether. For undergraduates at UM Flint, the average graduation time is 4.9 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 65%. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Roughly 53% of students at UM Flint take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,123 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from UM Flint with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 14,269 students at Grand Rapids Community College in total, 4,252 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

25% of Grand Rapids Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,611 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Grand Rapids Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 7,612 students at Northern Michigan University in total, 6,207 of which are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Northern Michigan University, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

About 74% of students who apply get accepted. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Approximately 67% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,119 a year. Northern Michigan University has a 8.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Northern Michigan University is $28,500.

There are 2,062 full-time undergraduates at WCCCD, and 14,806 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

25% of WCCCD students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,240 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from WCCCD with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $19,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 12,882 students at LCC in total, 4,750 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 26% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,938 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from LCC is $25,900.

There are 5,113 students at UDM in total, 2,338 of which are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average UDM undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 65%. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Approximately 51% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,243 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UDM is $45,100.

There are 10,558 students at Schoolcraft College in total, 2,955 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Approximately 8% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,076 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,500 during the early-career years.

There are 4,327 full-time undergraduates at Henry Ford College, and 12,786 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 29% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,091 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,900 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Washtenaw Community College is 12,335, of which 3,213 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 22% of students at Washtenaw Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,847 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Washtenaw Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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