Best Colleges in Detroit

Innovation fuels Detroit. It fuels the automobile industry and the arts scene, and it's definitely part of the 5 community colleges and 14 four-year universities. With degrees available in nearly any area of study, you'll be sure to advance your own interests within the city's rich legacy. and don't worry, job opportunities are aplenty, but so are the paychecks — average weekly wages of $1,071 are higher than the U.S. average. Businesses within this metro area are expanding into the emerging fields of life sciences, fuel cell technology, information technology, and advanced manufacturing, just to name a few.

The automobile capital of the world has diverse college options, but an even more diverse culture. From Corktown to Greektown to Mexicantown, you can chow down on authentic cuisine. and if you're in need for some inspiration, Detroit has one of the largest theater districts, a variety of museums, four major sports leagues, and many famous, world-changing individuals that have called this city home, such as Henry Ford, Madonna, and Robin Williams. Follow in their footsteps. Make the Motor City your ride to your future.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics *detroit.about.com *meetdetroit.com *detroitmi.gov

Best Four Year Universities in Detroit

  • Associate's
  • Bachelor's
  • Master's
  • Doctoral
  • Certificates
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
  • Private for-profit
  • Private not-for-profit
  • Public

Best Community Colleges in Detroit

  • Associate's
  • Bachelor's
  • Master's
  • Doctoral
  • Certificates
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
  • Private for-profit
  • Private not-for-profit
  • Public