Michigan Best Colleges Comparison

View the Michigan Best Colleges Comparison and compare the schools with key academic characteristics such as tuition and test scores to get right decision.
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Colleges In Michigan Statistics

There are 190 colleges in Michigan - 47 public and 143 private schools. The 2020 average undergraduate tuition & fees of the schools is $18,187 and the average graduate tuition & fees is $20,609. The average SAT scores of enrolled students is 1,120 and the average acceptance rate is 71% for Michigan Best Colleges Comparison.
Next table shows the key academic facts for all colleges in Michigan. You may want to check more statistics and compare all Michigan colleges at Michigan Statistics page.
2019-2020 Colleges In Michigan Statistics
Top 20 colleges in MichiganAll colleges in Michigan
Number of Schools20 schools
(11 public, 9 private)
190 schools
(47 public, 143 private)
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$14,150 (in-state)
$30,747 (out-of-state)
$8,770 (in-state)
$18,187 (out-of-state)
Graduate Tuition & Fees$16,667 (in-state)
$22,838 (out-of-state)
$16,197 (in-state)
$20,609 (out-of-state)
Average Financial Aid$14,020$7,480
Test Scores1,172 SAT, 25 ACT 1,120 SAT, 24 ACT
Acceptance Rate69.95% 71.39%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)26.95% 32.02%
Population239,382504,594
Undergraduate186,328427,915
Graduate53,05476,679
Graduation Rate63.05%55.72%
Transfer-out Rate17.00%20.31%
Students to Faculty Ratio13.70 to 114.53 to 1

Top Colleges In Michigan Comparison

Next table lists the top 20 colleges in Michigan for academic year 2019-2020. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor ranked top in the Michigan Best Colleges Comparison and Hillsdale College and Michigan State University follows it. The 2020 average tuition & fees is $30,747 for undergraduate programs $22,838 for graduate programs. The average SAT score of the top colleges in Michigan is 1,172 and the acceptance rate is 69.95%. The average students to faculty ratio is 13.70 to 1 for top colleges in Michigan. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
2019-2020 Top colleges in Michigan Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
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Public, 4 yearsAnn Arbor, MI
$54,097
($16,948)
$22,021 47,90726% 1,430 SAT
33 ACT
11 to 1
2 Hillsdale College
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Private, 4 yearsHillsdale, MI
$29,482 $20,490 1,54336% 1,377 SAT
31 ACT
9 to 1
3 Michigan State University
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Public, 4 yearsEast Lansing, MI
$40,384
($15,555)
$11,721 49,69576% 1,200 SAT
26 ACT
16 to 1
4 Hope College
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Private, 4 yearsHolland, MI
$36,650 $16,691 3,06178% 1,200 SAT
26 ACT
11 to 1
5 Calvin University
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Private, 4 yearsGrand Rapids, MI
$37,806 $21,017 3,30773% 1,210 SAT
27 ACT
12 to 1
6 Kettering University
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Private, 4 yearsFlint, MI
$42,906 $20,365 2,03074% 1,270 SAT
28 ACT
13 to 1
7 Michigan Technological University
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Public, 4 yearsHoughton, MI
$38,388
($17,645)
$12,190 6,87370% 1,255 SAT
28 ACT
13 to 1
8 University of Detroit Mercy
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Private, 4 yearsDetroit, MI
$29,562 $18,124 4,98779% 1,155 SAT
25 ACT
11 to 1
9 University of Michigan-Dearborn
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Public, 4 yearsDearborn, MI
$27,520
($13,552)
$8,129 8,78368% 1,205 SAT
26 ACT
16 to 1
10 Northern Michigan University
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Public, 4 yearsMarquette, MI
$18,300
($12,678)
$7,557 7,36867% 1,080 SAT
23 ACT
20 to 1
11 University of Michigan-Flint
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Public, 4 yearsFlint, MI
$24,058
($12,322)
$6,663 6,82977% 1,090 SAT
20 ACT
14 to 1
12 Central Michigan University
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Public, 4 yearsMount Pleasant, MI
$23,331
($12,746)
$7,843 17,31169% 1,105 SAT
23 ACT
18 to 1
13 Oakland University
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Public, 4 yearsRochester Hills, MI
$24,735
($14,520)
$8,451 18,55281% 1,095 SAT
24 ACT
19 to 1
14 Lawrence Technological University
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Private, 4 yearsSouthfield, MI
$36,630 $15,355 2,81282% 1,145 SAT
24 ACT
11 to 1
15 Eastern Michigan University
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Public, 4 yearsYpsilanti, MI
$15,295 $7,711 16,29475% 1,090 SAT
23 ACT
15 to 1
16 Albion College
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Private, 4 yearsAlbion, MI
$50,590 $40,840 1,50674% 1,045 SAT
23 ACT
12 to 1
17 Saginaw Valley State University
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Public, 4 yearsUniversity Center, MI
$25,401
($10,814)
$7,865 8,02889% 1,080 SAT
22 ACT
17 to 1
18 Baker College
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Private, 4 yearsOwosso, MI
$10,160 $5,371 6,02854% - 8 to 1
19 Grand Valley State University
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Public, 4 yearsAllendale, MI
$19,168
($13,576)
$6,717 23,35088% 1,150 SAT
24 ACT
16 to 1
20 Spring Arbor University
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Private, 4 yearsSpring Arbor, MI
$30,472 $15,275 3,11863% 1,085 SAT
24 ACT
12 to 1
Average$30,747
($14,150)
$14,020 239,38269.95% 1,172 SAT
25.2632 ACT
13.70 to 1
*Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020