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Most Favored Michigan Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the most favored (higher yield) schools in Michigan. The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is the percent of students who choose to enroll after having been offered admission. Higher yield means that more admitted students are finally enrolled into the school.
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, has the highest yield rate of 45.89% for academic year 2019-2020 in Michigan. Lake Superior State University is positioned second with 32.75% yield and Northern Michigan University follows them with 32%. Next table shows the schools that have high yield rates with admission statistics and acceptance rates. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the lowest yield rates in Michigan.
Most Favored Michigan Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate (2020)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Public, 4 or more yearsAnn Arbor, MI
45.89% 64,972 14,883 6,830 22.91%
2Lake Superior State University
Public, 4 or more yearsSault Ste Marie, MI
32.75% 1,702 974 319 57.23%
3Northern Michigan University
Public, 4 or more yearsMarquette, MI
31.98% 7,677 5,035 1,610 65.59%
4Grand Valley State University
Public, 4 or more yearsAllendale, MI
30.90% 16,511 13,707 4,236 83.02%
5Calvin University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsGrand Rapids, MI
30.07% 3,416 2,627 790 76.90%
6Andrews University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBerrien Springs, MI
29.36% 1,438 964 283 67.04%
7Michigan Technological University
Public, 4 or more yearsHoughton, MI
29.29% 5,978 4,442 1,301 74.31%
8Madonna University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLivonia, MI
28.30% 1,260 940 266 74.60%
9Saginaw Valley State University
Public, 4 or more yearsUniversity Center, MI
28.12% 7,149 5,227 1,470 73.12%
10Michigan State University
Public, 4 or more yearsEast Lansing, MI
27.92% 44,322 31,522 8,801 71.12%