Colleges and Universities in Michigan

Ranking Institution name Tuition Control Acceptance Rate
1
East Lansing, Michigan
$33.750 Public 69%
2
Ann Arbor, Michigan
$40.392 Public 37%
3
Allendale, Michigan
$15.388 Public 83%
4
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
$23.670 Public 63%
5
Kalamazoo, Michigan
$24.109 Public 83%
6
Ypsilanti, Michigan
$24.909 Public 64%
7
Detroit, Michigan
$23.714 Public 76%
8
Rochester, Michigan
$23.873 Public 66%
9
Big Rapids, Michigan
$16.722 Public 76%
10
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
$5.961 Public 0%
11
University Center, Michigan
$19.776 Public 79%
12
Warren, Michigan
$5.556 Public 0%
13
Marquette, Michigan
$14.113 Public 73%
14
Lansing, Michigan
$7.700 Public 0%
15
Dearborn, Michigan
$4.078 Public 0%
16
Grand Rapids, Michigan
$8.310 Public 0%
17
Houghton, Michigan
$28.608 Public 77%
18
Dearborn, Michigan
$23.124 Public 63%
19
Livonia, Michigan
$6.290 Public 0%
20
Flint, Michigan
$18.238 Public 78%
21
Kalamazoo, Michigan
$6.354 Public 0%
22
University Center, Michigan
$8.690 Public 0%
23
Ann Arbor, Michigan
$4.800 Public 0%
24
Detroit, Michigan
$3.700 Public 0%
25
Grand Rapids, Michigan
$28.250 Private Non-Profit 70%
26
Holland, Michigan
$30.370 Private Non-Profit 73%
27
Flint, Michigan
$8.100 Private Non-Profit 0%
28
Flint, Michigan
$6.228 Public 0%
29
Muskegon, Michigan
$8.100 Private Non-Profit 0%
30
Clinton Township, Michigan
$8.100 Private Non-Profit 0%
31
Grand Rapids, Michigan
$14.096 Private Non-Profit 92%
32
Jackson, Michigan
$6.024 Public 0%
33
Detroit, Michigan
$35.920 Private Non-Profit 61%
34
Allen Park, Michigan
$8.100 Private Non-Profit 0%
35
Spring Arbor, Michigan
$23.400 Private Non-Profit 65%
36
Sault Ste Marie, Michigan
$14.760 Public 66%
37
Traverse City, Michigan
$6.436 Public 0%
38
Battle Creek, Michigan
$6.762 Public 0%
39
Midland, Michigan
$22.130 Private Non-Profit 65%
40
Port Huron, Michigan
$8.893 Public 0%
41
Muskegon, Michigan
$7.180 Public 0%
42
Owosso, Michigan
$8.100 Private Non-Profit 0%
43
Adrian, Michigan
$30.758 Private Non-Profit 56%
44
Harrison, Michigan
$8.852 Public 0%
45
Berrien Springs, Michigan
$25.470 Private Non-Profit 38%
46
Grand Rapids, Michigan
$24.168 Private Non-Profit 68%
47
Grand Rapids, Michigan
$26.460 Private Non-Profit 71%
48
Flint, Michigan
$35.600 Private Non-Profit 62%
49
Livonia, Michigan
$16.340 Private Non-Profit 61%
50
Auburn Hills, Michigan
$8.100 Private Non-Profit 0%

Education in Michigan

As of June 2014, 24.05 of Michigan’s population aged over 25 had some college degree, compared to 21.29 for the entire United States. Two-year college graduates constituted 8.39, four-year graduates – 15.72 and Master graduates – 7.19 of the Michigan population.

Education of Michigan

As of June 2014, the Michigan’s average income per capita is 25547, compared to the average of 28051 for the United States, while the median household income is 48471. The unemployed people available workforce constituted 7.3 of the state’s population, while the job growth expected over the next decade is 36.5. The indicators of sales and income taxes were 6 and 4.25 respectively.

Cost of living in Michigan

If we take the average indicator for the entire United States as 100, the overall cost of living in the state of Michigan makes 89, with the cost of food being 95.5 and expenses for health care services such as stay in a hospital room, doctor’s and dentist’s appointments – 96. The state’s average indicator for the cost of housing, comprising mortgage, rent and taxes is 69. The index of Michigan’s charges for utilities services, such as heating, cooling, natural gas and electricity makes 102. The average transportation costs make 101, while other miscellaneous expenses, such as clothing, repairs, and entertainment constitute 98 points.

Air pollution and health in Michigan

Michigan’s index of air quality is 83.7 on a scale from 0 to 100 points (higher is better) according to EPA reports taking into account the days of ozone alert and volume of such pollutants as lead, carbon monoxide, sulfur and others. State’s weather quality is graded at 47 points out of 100 on the basis of such indices as toxic discharges, sediments, turbidity and pollutants. The index of Superfund sites is 69 compared to 71 for the entire country. In 2014, the number of physicians per 100,000 persons is 281 and the health cost index is lower compared to the average US index.

Climate in Michigan

Michigan’s annual rainfall is 32.1 inches, compared to 36.5 for the entire US. In winter the state gets the annual snowfall of 58.5, while the United States in general get 25. There are 126 days with measurable precipitation, and 170 sunny days per annum. In July, the average high temperature is 82 degrees Fahrenheit, and in January the average lowest is 14 degrees. The comfort index on the scale from 0 to 100 (higher is better) makes 53 and is based on the combination of summer temperature and effect humidity on the population.


Data provided by U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences nces.ed.gov