Best Colleges in Michigan

Comprised of the iconic mitten-shape, there's more to Michigan than automobiles and Michael Phelps. Its manufacturing and technology industries, as well as its abundance of natural resources, have a claim to fame here in Michigan. Spread over 97,000 square miles, 93 colleges and universities pepper the state, with major universities in the largest cities of Detroit, Grand Rapids, Warren, Sterling Heights and Lansing. and if you're planning on majoring in sciences, engineering, or technology, Michigan's public universities and research facilities attract more than $1.5 billion in research and development grants per year. Not to mention they have the 3rd highest number of engineering grads nationally. Several top companies in the nation call Michigan home, including the infamous General Motors, Ford, and Dow, providing ample employment opportunities in manufacturing and industrial technology.

Not only will your career benefit, but so will your health. Michigan is a leading grower of fruit in the U.S. and contributes to the nation's annual production of blueberries, cherries, apples, peaches, and grapes. You can have a sweet tooth all year around. Prefer to spend your time in the wilderness? Michigan supports over 1 million licensed hunters and countless fishers. Bordered by 4 of the 5 Great Lakes and countless lakes and ponds, Michigan is the perfect place for water lovers. and the Detroit Lions, Tigers, and Redwings keep sports fans busy year-round. Wave hello to your new home in The Mitten State.

*Wikipedia, "Michigan" *travel.usnews.com/Phoenix_AZ

Best Four Year Universities in Michigan

  • 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
School Logo School Name Reviews Get Admission Info
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
Based on 128 Reviews
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
Based on 80 Reviews
Michigan Technological University
Houghton, MI
Based on 12 Reviews
Hope College
Holland, MI
Based on 8 Reviews
University of Detroit Mercy
Detroit, MI
Based on 12 Reviews
Calvin College
Grand Rapids, MI
Based on 4 Reviews
Andrews University
Berrien Springs, MI
Based on 8 Reviews
Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, MI
Based on 24 Reviews
Kettering University
Flint, MI
Based on 8 Reviews
Madonna University
Livonia, MI
Based on 12 Reviews
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI
Based on 32 Reviews
University of Michigan-Dearborn
Dearborn, MI
Spring Arbor University
Spring Arbor, MI
Based on 20 Reviews
University of Michigan-Flint
Flint, MI
Based on 4 Reviews
Northwood University-Michigan
Midland, MI
Based on 8 Reviews
Kalamazoo College
Kalamazoo, MI
Based on 4 Reviews
Lawrence Technological University
Southfield, MI
Based on 4 Reviews
Siena Heights University
Adrian, MI
Based on 8 Reviews
Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI
Based on 32 Reviews
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI
Based on 56 Reviews
Albion College
Albion, MI
Cornerstone University
Grand Rapids, MI
Based on 4 Reviews
Cornerstone University
Grand Rapids, MI
Based on 4 Reviews
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI
Based on 16 Reviews
Oakland University
Rochester Hills, MI
Based on 32 Reviews
Ferris State University
Big Rapids, MI
Based on 12 Reviews
Northern Michigan University
Marquette, MI
Based on 28 Reviews
Lake Superior State University
Sault Ste Marie, MI
Based on 8 Reviews
Adrian College
Adrian, MI
Saginaw Valley State University
University Center, MI
Alma College
Alma, MI
College for Creative Studies
Detroit, MI
Rochester College
Rochester Hills, MI
Aquinas College
Grand Rapids, MI
Olivet College
Olivet, MI
Based on 4 Reviews
Davenport University
Grand Rapids, MI
Based on 4 Reviews
Davenport University
Grand Rapids, MI
Based on 4 Reviews
Concordia University-Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
Grace Bible College
Wyoming, MI
Marygrove College
Detroit, MI
Jackson College
Jackson, MI
Kuyper College
Grand Rapids, MI
Finlandia University
Hancock, MI
Based on 4 Reviews
Lake Michigan College
Benton Harbor, MI
Northwestern Michigan College
Traverse City, MI
Cleary University
Howell, MI
Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration
Troy, MI
Based on 8 Reviews
Michigan Jewish Institute
W Bloomfield, MI
ITT Technical Institute-Troy
Troy, MI
ITT Technical Institute-Canton
Canton, MI

Best Community Colleges in Michigan

  • 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
School Logo School Name Reviews Get Admission Info
Delta College
University Center, MI
Grand Rapids Community College
Grand Rapids, MI
Washtenaw Community College
Ann Arbor, MI
Kellogg Community College
Battle Creek, MI
Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Kalamazoo, MI
Lansing Community College
Lansing, MI
Monroe County Community College
Monroe, MI
St Clair County Community College
Port Huron, MI
Muskegon Community College
Muskegon, MI
Macomb Community College
Warren, MI
Based on 4 Reviews
Schoolcraft College
Livonia, MI
Mid Michigan Community College
Harrison, MI
Based on 4 Reviews
Mott Community College
Flint, MI
Southwestern Michigan College
Dowagiac, MI
Oakland Community College
Bloomfield Hills, MI
North Central Michigan College
Petoskey, MI
MIAT College of Technology
Canton, MI
Alpena Community College
Alpena, MI
West Shore Community College
Scottville, MI
Gogebic Community College
Ironwood, MI
Glen Oaks Community College
Centreville, MI
Kirtland Community College
Roscommon, MI
Career Quest Learning Centers-Jackson
Jackson, MI
Montcalm Community College
Sidney, MI
Career Quest Learning Centers-Lansing
Lansing, MI
Bay de Noc Community College
Escanaba, MI
Bay Mills Community College
Brimley, MI
Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College
Mount Pleasant, MI
Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College
Baraga, MI