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Number of
4-year colleges in Michigan

390,172

Students attending
4-year colleges in Michigan

$18,180

Average
in-state tuition

$20,435

Average
out-of-state tuition

Best colleges in Michigan 2018

Albion College

Albion, MI

128 US News

Best colleges in Michigan 2018

Albion College

Albion, MI

Total undergraduates: 1,476
Acceptance rate: 72%
Average annual cost: $20,695
Average salary: $46,200
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Best colleges in Michigan 2018

Alma College

Alma, MI

141 US News

Best colleges in Michigan 2018

Alma College

Alma, MI

Total undergraduates: 1,484
Acceptance rate: 67%
Average annual cost: $21,537
Average salary: $42,800
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Best colleges in Michigan 2018

Andrews University

Berrien Springs, MI

192 US News

Best colleges in Michigan 2018

Andrews University

Berrien Springs, MI

Total undergraduates: 2,250
Acceptance rate: 40%
Average annual cost: $22,012
Average salary: $38,200
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Best colleges in Michigan 2018

Hillsdale College

Hillsdale, MI

71 US News

Best colleges in Michigan 2018

Hillsdale College

Hillsdale, MI

Total undergraduates: 1,490
Acceptance rate: 45%
Average annual cost: $20,817
Average salary: -
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Best colleges in Michigan 2018

Hope College

Holland, MI

106 US News

Best colleges in Michigan 2018

Hope College

Holland, MI

Total undergraduates: 3,281
Acceptance rate: 84%
Average annual cost: $27,734
Average salary: $43,500
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Best colleges in Michigan 2018

Kalamazoo College

Kalamazoo, MI

76 US News
The mission of Kalamazoo College is to prepare its graduates to better understand, live successfully within, and provide enlightened leadership to a richly diverse and increasingly complex world.

Best colleges in Michigan 2018

Kalamazoo College

Kalamazoo, MI

Total undergraduates: 1,469
Acceptance rate: 65%
Average annual cost: $27,958
Average salary: $47,800
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Best colleges in Michigan 2018

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

81 US News

Best colleges in Michigan 2018

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

Total undergraduates: 42,252
Acceptance rate: 65%
Average annual cost: -
Average salary: $51,500
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Best colleges in Michigan 2018

Michigan Technological University

Houghton, MI

124 US News

Best colleges in Michigan 2018

Michigan Technological University

Houghton, MI

Total undergraduates: 6,148
Acceptance rate: 76%
Average annual cost: -
Average salary: $64,700
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Best colleges in Michigan 2018

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

28 US News

Best colleges in Michigan 2018

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

Total undergraduates: 29,773
Acceptance rate: 28%
Average annual cost: -
Average salary: $60,100
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Best colleges in Michigan 2018

Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI

207 US News

Best colleges in Michigan 2018

Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI

Total undergraduates: 20,758
Acceptance rate: 82%
Average annual cost: -
Average salary: $43,700
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Our Methodology

We show up to 10 universities for our "best colleges" section. These universities are chosen based on Forbes or US News rank (depending on what you've chosen) and sorted alphabetically. If there are fewer than 10 universities that are Forbes (or US News) ranked, we add alphabetically. Forbes' 2016 Rank of America's Best Colleges factors in post-graduate success (including salaries and awards like MacArthur Fellowships, National Academy of Sciences seats, and performing arts honors), student debt, student satisfaction, graduation rate, and academic success (which includes how many students go on to get advanced degrees or receive prestigious fellowships).

Read more about the rankings. US News' 2016 Best Colleges Rankings are also based on a variety of factors, including graduation and retention rates, undergraduate academic reputation, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources, graduation rate, and alumni giving rate. Read more about their methodology. You can also sign up for a free RaiseMe profile to customize your college search by location, popular majors and more!

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