Michigan's Best Colleges for 2017

Top 75 Schools Analyzed Based on Career Resources, Student Success, Overall Quality

SAN FRANCISCO (PR WEB) March 28, 2017 – LearnHowToBecome.org, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has released its list of Michigan’s best colleges and universities for 2017. Of the 48 four-year schools that made the list, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan Technological University, Albion College, Calvin College and Alma College were the top five institutions. 27 two-year schools were also included, with Lansing Community College, Washtenaw Community College, Delta College, Henry Ford Community College and Kellogg Community College in the top five. A full list of schools is included below.

“The job outlook in Michigan continues to be positive as the state’s economy improves, and that’s great news for students seeking a degree,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of LearnHowToBecome.Org. “The schools on our list have established a commitment to student success, as demonstrated by their employment services and the average earnings of their alumni after graduation.”

To be included on Michigan’s “Best Colleges” list, schools must be regionally accredited, not-for-profit institutions. Each college is also scored on additional data that includes annual alumni earnings 10 years after entering college, career services offered, availability of financial aid and such additional metrics as student/teacher ratios and graduation rates.

Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the LearnHowToBecome.org “Best Colleges in Michigan” list, visit https://www.learnhowtobecome.org/college/michigan/

The Best Four-Year Colleges in Michigan for 2017 include:
  • Aquinas College
  • Baker College Center for Graduate Studies
  • Baker College of Auburn Hills
  • Baker College of Clinton Township
  • Baker College of Flint
  • Baker College of Muskegon
  • Baker College of Port Huron
  • Calvin College
  • Central Michigan University
  • Cleary University
  • College for Creative Studies
  • Concordia University-Ann Arbor
  • Cornerstone University
  • Davenport University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Ferris State University
  • Finlandia University
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Great Lakes Christian College
  • Hope College
  • Kalamazoo College
  • Kettering University
  • Kuyper College
  • Lake Superior State University
  • Lawrence Technological University
  • Madonna University
  • Marygrove College
  • Michigan State University
  • Michigan Technological University
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Northwood University-Michigan
  • Oakland University
  • Olivet College
  • Rochester College
  • Saginaw Valley State University
  • Siena Heights University
  • Spring Arbor University
  • University of Detroit Mercy
  • University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn
  • University of Michigan-Flint
  • Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration
  • Wayne State University
  • Western Michigan University
The Best Two-Year Colleges in Michigan for 2017 include the following schools:
  • Alpena Community College
  • Bay College
  • Bay Mills Community College
  • Delta College
  • Glen Oaks Community College
  • Gogebic Community College
  • Grand Rapids Community College
  • Henry Ford Community College
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College
  • Kellogg Community College
  • Kirtland Community College
  • Lansing Community College
  • Macomb Community College
  • Michigan Career and Technical Institute
  • Mid Michigan Community College
  • Monroe County Community College
  • Montcalm Community College
  • Mott Community College
  • Muskegon Community College
  • North Central Michigan College
  • Oakland Community College
  • Schoolcraft College
  • Southwestern Michigan College
  • St Clair County Community College
  • Washtenaw Community College
  • Wayne County Community College District
  • West Shore Community College

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