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Northwestern Michigan CollegeTraverse City, MI
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Wayne State UniversityDetroit, MI
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#5 in Michigan Community Colleges
Public, four-years
Associate's - Private For-profit 4-year Primarily Associate's
School TypePublic, four-years
Research University (very high research activity)
Offered Degrees
1 Year Certificate, 1-2 Years Certificate, Associate, 2-4 Years Certificate, Bachelor'sOffered Degree2-4 Years Certificate, Bachelor's, Post-BS Certificate, Master's, Post-MS Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Tuition & Fees
cheaper$4,640 Michigan Residents
$8,544 Out-of-State
Undergraduate Tuitionexpensive$14,043 Michigan Residents
$30,013 Out-of-State
-Graduate Tuition$18,937 Michigan Residents
$38,667 Out-of-State
Less$4,732Average Financial Aid AmountMore$8,435
-Test Scores1,145 SAT
25 ACT
-Acceptance Rate63%
(Enrollment Rate)
Application Requirements
(Required or Recommended to submit)
High School GPA
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Admission Test Scores
Dual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Credit for Military Training
Accepted CreditsDual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Credit for Military Training
Smaller3,278Total EnrollmentLarger26,241
Smaller3,278Undergraduate Student PopulationLarger17,503
-Graduate Student Population8,738
Smaller705Online Student PopulationLarger18,883
Completion & Outcomes
Lower23%Graduate RateHigher52%
Lower24%Transfer-out RateHigher30%
Higher84%Retention RateLower82%
Special Learning Opportunity
Study AbroadSpecial learning OpportunityROTC
Study Abroad
Evening/Weekend College
Teacher Certificate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 507)Campus Housing✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 2,835)
✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $4,000)Board/Meal Plan✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $3,930)
Less Students per Faculty14 to 1Student to Faculty RatioMore Students per Faculty15 to 1
320Number of faculties2,310
Lower$71,541Average Faculty SalaryHigher$100,839
*Ranking data is from College Evaluator.