The price of education: Which 4-year Michigan schools charge the highest in-state tuition?


Michigan residents attending four-year schools 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 by four-year schools 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
Concordia University-Ann Arbor
Arbor
1,081
$29,290
12
Andrews University
Springs
3,300
$29,288
13
Spring Arbor University
Arbor
3,342
$28,810
14
University of Detroit Mercy
Detroit
5,113
$28,000
15
Olivet College
Olivet
1,224
$27,680
16
Hillsdale College
Hillsdale
1,556
$27,578
17
Siena Heights University
Adrian
2,464
$27,124
18
Northwood University
Midland
3,353
$27,060
19
Cornerstone University
Rapids
2,361
$24,500
20
Rochester College
Hills
1,168
$23,282
21
Finlandia University
Hancock
402
$22,758
22
Kuyper College
Rapids
184
$21,989
23
Madonna University
Livonia
3,086
$21,900
24
Cleary University
Howell
647
$20,550
25
Sacred Heart Major Seminary
Detroit
496
$19,900
26
Chamberlain University-Michigan
Troy
290
$19,375
27
Davenport University
Rapids
7,160
$18,414
28
Great Lakes Christian College
Lansing
129
$17,220
29
South University-Novi
Novi
431
$17,014
30
Michigan Technological University
Houghton
7,292
$15,646
31
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Arbor
46,002
$15,262
32
Compass College of Cinematic Arts
Rapids
134
$15,050
33
Michigan State University
Lansing
50,019
$14,460
34
Grace Bible College
Wyoming
888
$13,945
35
Wayne State University
Detroit
27,064
$13,097
36
Central Michigan University
Pleasant
23,257
$12,960
37
University of Michigan-Dearborn
Dearborn
9,330
$12,930
38
Oakland University
Hills
19,333
$12,606
39
Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti
20,525
$12,508
40
Grand Valley State University
Allendale
25,049
$12,484
41
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo
22,869
$12,483
42
Lake Superior State University
Marie
1,963
$11,895
43
Ferris State University
Rapids
13,798
$11,788
44
University of Michigan-Flint
Flint
7,836
$11,304
45
Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration
Troy
2,299
$11,037
46
Northern Michigan University
Marquette
7,612
$10,729
47
Saginaw Valley State University
Center
8,617
$10,308
48
Baker College
Flint
12,018
$9,800
49
University of Phoenix-Michigan
Southfield
158
$9,552
50
Jackson College
Jackson
4,798
$8,742
51
Northwestern Michigan College
City
3,954
$7,604
52
Alpena Community College
Alpena
1,611
$6,840
53
Yeshiva Gedolah of Greater Detroit
Park
66
$6,800
54
Lake Michigan College
Harbor
3,477
$6,345
55
Schoolcraft College
Livonia
10,558
$5,176
56
Henry Ford College
Dearborn
12,786
$4,876

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Adrian College Albion College Alma College Alpena Community College Andrews University Aquinas College Baker College Calvin College Central Michigan University Chamberlain University-Michigan Cleary University College for Creative Studies Compass College of Cinematic Arts Concordia University-Ann Arbor Cornerstone University Davenport University Eastern Michigan University Ferris State University Finlandia University Grace Bible College Grand Valley State University Great Lakes Christian College Henry Ford College Hillsdale College Hope College Jackson College Kalamazoo College Kettering University Kuyper College Lake Michigan College Lake Superior State University Lawrence Technological University Madonna University Michigan State University Michigan Technological University Northern Michigan University Northwestern Michigan College Northwood University Oakland University Olivet College Rochester College Sacred Heart Major Seminary Saginaw Valley State University Schoolcraft College Siena Heights University South University-Novi Spring Arbor University University of Detroit Mercy University of Michigan-Ann Arbor University of Michigan-Dearborn University of Michigan-Flint University of Phoenix-Michigan Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration Wayne State University Western Michigan University Yeshiva Gedolah of Greater Detroit

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