The Best Detroit Colleges

Detroit, Michigan area Colleges

There are 6 ranked colleges within the Detroit city limits and 28 colleges within a 50 mile radius. Area colleges collectively enroll a total of 225,168 students. If you're looking for a large school, University of Michigan enrolls the most students with 199 currently taking classes. In terms of affordability, Wayne County Community College District offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the Detroit area at $2,839 per year.

The top rated college in the area is University of Michigan in Ann Arbor which is ranked #40 in the nation by CollegeSimply.

Also explore Detroit area public, private, four year, public four year, community and junior colleges.

The Detroit area is home to popular nationally ranked institutions like University of Michigan, University of Detroit Mercy, University of Michigan Dearborn and Wayne State University.


28 results

University of Michigan
M
Ann Arbor, MI
University of Michigan

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#15 Best Value Colleges in America

  • 47,907enrollment
  • $17,832net price
  • 26%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1520SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.87Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

34 miles from Detroit

University of Detroit Mercy
D
Detroit, MI
University of Detroit Mercy

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Private Colleges in Michigan

  • 4,987enrollment
  • $18,376net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1260SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.65Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

3 miles from Detroit

University of Michigan Dearborn
M
Dearborn, MI
University of Michigan Dearborn

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 8,783enrollment
  • $12,639net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1320SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

8 miles from Detroit

Wayne State University
W
Detroit, MI
Wayne State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 26,241enrollment
  • $14,993net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1200SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

2 miles from Detroit

Madonna University
M
Livonia, MI
Madonna University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Private Colleges in Michigan

  • 2,792enrollment
  • $17,730net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 920-1110SAT range
  • 17-24ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

16 miles from Detroit

Concordia University Ann Arbor
C
Ann Arbor, MI
Concordia University Ann Arbor

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Michigan

  • 1,165enrollment
  • $26,780net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.19Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

31 miles from Detroit

Oakland University
O
Rochester Hills, MI
Oakland University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 18,552enrollment
  • $14,674net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 980-1210SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

21 miles from Detroit

Eastern Michigan University
E
Ypsilanti, MI
Eastern Michigan University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#12 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 16,294enrollment
  • $15,342net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 980-1200SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

28 miles from Detroit

Rochester College
R
Rochester Hills, MI
 
Rochester College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Private Colleges in Michigan

  • 1,231enrollment
  • $17,649net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • 840-1060SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.13Estimated Avg GPA

20 miles from Detroit

Cleary University
C
Ann Arbor, MI
 
Cleary University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 658enrollment
  • $18,457net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.17Estimated Avg GPA

31 miles from Detroit

College for Creative Studies
C
Detroit, MI
College for Creative Studies

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,512enrollment
  • $36,203net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.19Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

3 miles from Detroit

Henry Ford Community College
H
Dearborn, MI
Henry Ford Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 11,345enrollment
  • $2,923net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

8 miles from Detroit

Lawrence Technological University
L
Southfield, MI
Lawrence Technological University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,812enrollment
  • $33,159net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 15

10 miles from Detroit

Macomb Community College
M
Warren, MI
Macomb Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 16,736enrollment
  • $9,599net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jul 21

11 miles from Detroit

Marygrove College
M
Detroit, MI
 
Marygrove College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 355enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.08Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 15

3 miles from Detroit

Monroe County Community College
M
Monroe, MI
 
Monroe County Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,302enrollment
  • $4,913net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.5Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 27

37 miles from Detroit

Oakland Community College
O
Bloomfield Hills, MI
Oakland Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 14,511enrollment
  • $3,598net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

23 miles from Detroit

Sacred Heart Major Seminary
S
Detroit, MI
 
Sacred Heart Major Seminary

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 418enrollment
  • $19,140net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA

1 miles from Detroit