The price of education: Which Michigan schools charge the highest in-state tuition?


Michigan residents pay the highest in-state tuition at Kalamazoo College, Albion College and College for Creative Studies, according to an analysis of federal data.

The analysis includes the cost of tuition only for the 2018-19 academic year reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Where do residents pay the highest in-state tuition?

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
2018-19 tuition
1
Kalamazoo College
Kalamazoo
1,436
$48,666
2
Albion College
Albion
1,568
$45,590
3
College for Creative Studies
Detroit
1,453
$44,110
4
Kettering University
Flint
2,311
$43,490
5
Alma College
Alma
1,426
$40,258
6
Adrian College
Adrian
1,709
$37,087
7
Calvin College
Rapids
3,840
$34,600
8
Hope College
Holland
3,150
$34,010
9
Lawrence Technological University
Southfield
3,069
$33,570
10
Aquinas College
Rapids
1,716
$32,574
11
Dorsey Business Schools-Madison Heights
Heights
358
$29,784
12
Dorsey Business Schools-Wayne
Wayne
290
$29,784
13
Concordia University-Ann Arbor
Arbor
1,081
$29,290
14
Andrews University
Springs
3,300
$29,288
15
Spring Arbor University
Arbor
3,342
$28,810
16
University of Detroit Mercy
Detroit
5,113
$28,000
17
Olivet College
Olivet
1,224
$27,680
18
Hillsdale College
Hillsdale
1,556
$27,578
19
Siena Heights University
Adrian
2,464
$27,124
20
Northwood University
Midland
3,353
$27,060
21
Cornerstone University
Rapids
2,361
$24,500
22
School of Missionary Aviation Technology
Ionia
31
$23,608
23
Rochester College
Hills
1,168
$23,282
24
Finlandia University
Hancock
402
$22,758
25
Kuyper College
Rapids
184
$21,989
26
Dorsey Business Schools-Roseville Culinary Academy
Roseville
113
$21,913
27
Madonna University
Livonia
3,086
$21,900
28
Douglas J Aveda Institute
Lansing
769
$21,600
29
Taylortown School of Beauty Inc
Taylor
146
$21,600
30
Dorsey Business Schools-Dearborn
Detroit
314
$20,772
31
Dorsey Business Schools-Waterford Pontiac
Pontiac
130
$20,772
32
Dorsey Business Schools-Roseville
Roseville
461
$20,772
33
Dorsey Business Schools-Saginaw
Saginaw
116
$20,772
34
Dorsey Business Schools-Southgate
Southgate
109
$20,772
35
Cleary University
Howell
647
$20,550
36
Sacred Heart Major Seminary
Detroit
496
$19,900
37
Elevate Salon Institute
Oak
63
$19,500
38
Chamberlain University-Michigan
Troy
290
$19,375
39
Empire Beauty School-Michigan
Rapids
263
$19,260
40
Davenport University
Rapids
7,160
$18,414
41
L'esprit Academy
Livonia
154
$17,765
42
L'esprit Academy - Royal Oak
Oak
--
$17,765
43
Career Quest Learning Centers-Jackson
Jackson
119
$17,727
44
Career Quest Learning Centers-Lansing
Lansing
242
$17,727
45
Career Quest Learning Center-Mt. Pleasant
Pleasant
82
$17,727
46
Paul Mitchell the School-Michigan
Heights
194
$17,675
47
Paul Mitchell The School-Farmington Hills
Hills
69
$17,675
48
Michigan College of Beauty-Troy
Troy
318
$17,500
49
Great Lakes Christian College
Lansing
129
$17,220
50
Hillsdale Beauty College
Hillsdale
23
$17,150
51
South University-Novi
Novi
431
$17,014
52
Twin City Beauty College
Joseph
276
$16,950
53
West Michigan College of Barbering and Beauty
Kalamazoo
26
$16,695
54
P&A Scholars Beauty School
Detroit
348
$16,500
55
Paul Mitchell the School-Grand Rapids
Kentwood
94
$16,500
56
Northwestern Technological Institute
Southfield
603
$16,320
57
Protege Academy
Pleasant
44
$15,900
58
Port Huron Cosmetology College
Waterford
50
$15,825
59
Paul Mitchell the School-Lansing
Lansing
51
$15,750
60
Ross Medical Education Center-Ann Arbor
Arbor
87
$15,740
61
Ross Medical Education Center-New Baltimore
Baltimore
75
$15,740
62
Ross Medical Education Center-Brighton
Brighton
58
$15,740
63
Ross Medical Education Center-Canton
Canton
115
$15,740
64
Ross Medical Education Center-Davison
Davison
100
$15,740
65
Ross Medical Education Center-Flint
Flint
153
$15,740
66
Ross Medical Education Center-Madison Heights
Heights
154
$15,740
67
Ross Medical Education Center-Port Huron
Huron
59
$15,740
68
Ross Medical Education Center - Kalamazoo
Kalamazoo
95
$15,740
69
Ross Medical Education Center-Kentwood
Kentwood
150
$15,740
70
Ross Medical Education Center-Lansing
Lansing
117
$15,740
71
Ross Medical Education Center-Midland
Midland
72
$15,740
72
Ross Medical Education Center-Roosevelt Park
Park
147
$15,740
73
Ross Medical Education Center-Portage
Portage
135
$15,740
74
Ross Medical Education Center-Grand Rapids North
Rapids
103
$15,740
75
Ross Medical Education Center-Saginaw
Saginaw
138
$15,740
76
Ross Medical Education Center-Taylor
Taylor
66
$15,740
77
Michigan Technological University
Houghton
7,292
$15,646
78
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Arbor
46,002
$15,262
79
Michigan College of Beauty-Monroe
Monroe
128
$15,150
80
David Pressley School of Cosmetology
Oak
231
$15,150
81
Brighton Institute of Cosmetology
Brighton
36
$15,115
82
Compass College of Cinematic Arts
Rapids
134
$15,050
83
Marketti Academy of Cosmetology
Waterford
56
$15,015
84
Creative Hair School of Cosmetology
Flint
25
$14,700
85
Michigan State University
Lansing
50,019
$14,460
86
Paul Mitchell the School-Great Lakes
Huron
78
$14,400
87
Nuvo College of Cosmetology
Shores
61
$14,300
88
Grace Bible College
Wyoming
888
$13,945
89
Carnegie Institute
Troy
167
$13,670
90
Princess Beauty School
Heights
22
$13,650
91
Wayne State University
Detroit
27,064
$13,097
92
International Cosmetology Academy
Rapids
29
$13,015
93
Central Michigan University
Pleasant
23,257
$12,960
94
University of Michigan-Dearborn
Dearborn
9,330
$12,930
95
MIAT College of Technology
Canton
700
$12,833
96
Oakland University
Hills
19,333
$12,606
97
Sharps Academy of Hair Styling
Blanc
22
$12,600
98
Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti
20,525
$12,508
99
Grand Valley State University
Allendale
25,049
$12,484
100
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo
22,869
$12,483
101
M J Murphy Beauty College of Mount Pleasant
Pleasant
38
$12,400
102
Wright Beauty Academy
Creek
49
$12,100
103
Lake Superior State University
Marie
1,963
$11,895
104
Irene's Myomassology Institute
Southfield
371
$11,880
105
Ferris State University
Rapids
13,798
$11,788
106
University of Michigan-Flint
Flint
7,836
$11,304
107
Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration
Troy
2,299
$11,037
108
French Academy of Cosmetology
Lake
45
$10,975
109
Michigan Barber School Inc
Detroit
207
$10,788
110
Northern Michigan University
Marquette
7,612
$10,729
111
Saginaw Valley State University
Center
8,617
$10,308
112
Abcott Institute
Southfield
151
$10,300
113
Muskegon Community College
Muskegon
4,311
$10,030
114
Baker College
Flint
12,018
$9,800
115
University of Phoenix-Michigan
Southfield
158
$9,552
116
U.S. Truck Driver Training School
Heights
172
$9,400
117
Houghton Lake Institute of Cosmetology
Lake
9
$8,875
118
Jackson College
Jackson
4,798
$8,742
119
Bayshire Academy of Beauty Craft Inc
City
37
$8,200
120
St Clair County Community College
Huron
3,601
$8,178
121
Bay de Noc Community College
Escanaba
1,853
$7,848
122
Grand Rapids Community College
Rapids
14,269
$7,681
123
Northwestern Michigan College
City
3,954
$7,604
124
Flint Institute of Barbering Inc
Flint
42
$7,475
125
Montcalm Community College
Sidney
1,691
$7,410
126
Michigan Career and Technical Institute
Plainwell
208
$7,300
127
Mid Michigan Community College
Harrison
4,048
$7,080
128
Alpena Community College
Alpena
1,611
$6,840
129
Yeshiva Gedolah of Greater Detroit
Park
66
$6,800
130
Lansing Community College
Lansing
12,882
$6,680
131
Monroe County Community College
Monroe
3,109
$6,515
132
Gogebic Community College
Ironwood
1,042
$6,474
133
Delta College
Center
8,677
$6,410
134
Lake Michigan College
Harbor
3,477
$6,345
135
Southwestern Michigan College
Dowagiac
2,330
$6,255
136
Kellogg Community College
Creek
4,814
$6,072
137
North Central Michigan College
Petoskey
2,527
$6,069
138
Macomb Community College
Warren
21,014
$5,952
139
Kirtland Community College
Roscommon
1,528
$5,880
140
Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Kalamazoo
8,316
$5,756
141
Schoolcraft College
Livonia
10,558
$5,176
142
Mott Community College
Flint
7,689
$5,112
143
Glen Oaks Community College
Centreville
1,207
$5,064
144
Henry Ford College
Dearborn
12,786
$4,876
145
Oakland Community College
Hills
17,116
$4,472
146
West Shore Community College
Scottville
1,120
$4,466
147
Washtenaw Community College
Arbor
12,335
$4,104
148
Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College
Baraga
98
$3,140
149
Wayne County Community College District
Detroit
14,806
$3,107
150
Bay Mills Community College
Brimley
448
$3,040
151
Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College
Pleasant
154
$2,040

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Abcott Institute Adrian College Albion College Alma College Alpena Community College Andrews University Aquinas College Baker College Bay De Noc Community College Bay Mills Community College Bayshire Academy of Beauty Craft Inc Brighton Institute of Cosmetology Calvin College Career Quest Learning Center-Mt. Pleasant Career Quest Learning Centers-Jackson Career Quest Learning Centers-Lansing Carnegie Institute Central Michigan University Chamberlain University-Michigan Cleary University College for Creative Studies Compass College of Cinematic Arts Concordia University-Ann Arbor Cornerstone University Creative Hair School of Cosmetology Davenport University David Pressley School of Cosmetology Delta College Dorsey Business Schools-Dearborn Dorsey Business Schools-Madison Heights Dorsey Business Schools-Roseville Dorsey Business Schools-Roseville Culinary Academy Dorsey Business Schools-Saginaw Dorsey Business Schools-Southgate Dorsey Business Schools-Waterford Pontiac Dorsey Business Schools-Wayne Douglas J Aveda Institute Eastern Michigan University Elevate Salon Institute Empire Beauty School-Michigan Ferris State University Finlandia University Flint Institute of Barbering Inc French Academy of Cosmetology Glen Oaks Community College Gogebic Community College Grace Bible College Grand Rapids Community College Grand Valley State University Great Lakes Christian College Henry Ford College Hillsdale Beauty College Hillsdale College Hope College Houghton Lake Institute of Cosmetology International Cosmetology Academy Irene's Myomassology Institute Jackson College Kalamazoo College Kalamazoo Valley Community College Kellogg Community College Kettering University Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College Kirtland Community College Kuyper College L'esprit Academy L'esprit Academy - Royal Oak Lake Michigan College Lake Superior State University Lansing Community College Lawrence Technological University M J Murphy Beauty College of Mount Pleasant Macomb Community College Madonna University Marketti Academy of Cosmetology MIAT College of Technology Michigan Barber School Inc. Michigan Career and Technical Institute Michigan College of Beauty-Monroe Michigan College of Beauty-Troy Michigan State University Michigan Technological University Mid Michigan Community College Monroe County Community College Montcalm Community College Mott Community College Muskegon Community College North Central Michigan College Northern Michigan University Northwestern Michigan College Northwestern Technological Institute Northwood University Nuvo College of Cosmetology Oakland Community College Oakland University Olivet College P&A Scholars Beauty School Paul Mitchell The School-Farmington Hills Paul Mitchell the School-Grand Rapids Paul Mitchell the School-Great Lakes

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