Colleges Near Traverse City

Colleges and universities near me in the Traverse City, Michigan area

There 115 colleges within 200 miles enrolling a total of 583,917 students. These are the closest colleges.

Located in Michigan with a population of 14,674, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Traverse City. Driving time to these schools from Traverse City should be less than 4 hours. The top rated college in the area is University of Michigan in Ann Arbor which is ranked #40 in the nation by CollegeSimply. The largest college in the area is Michigan State University enrolling 49,695 students. In terms of affordability, Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College in Mount Pleasant offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the area at $1,560 per year.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Traverse City.


115 results

Northwestern Michigan College
N
Traverse City, MI
Northwestern Michigan College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,278enrollment
  • $7,138net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

1 miles from Traverse City

Baker College of Cadillac
B
Cadillac, Michigan
 
Baker College of Cadillac

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,641enrollment
  • $13,285net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Sep 20

35 miles from Traverse City

North Central Michigan College
N
Petoskey, MI
 
North Central Michigan College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,748enrollment
  • $3,919net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

53 miles from Traverse City

Kirtland Community College
K
Roscommon, MI
 
Kirtland Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,330enrollment
  • $5,616net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

61 miles from Traverse City

West Shore Community College
W
Scottville, MI
 
West Shore Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,058enrollment
  • $4,129net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

63 miles from Traverse City

Mid Michigan Community College
M
Harrison, MI
 
Mid Michigan Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,291enrollment
  • $7,238net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

68 miles from Traverse City

Ferris State University
F
Big Rapids, MI
Ferris State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 11,165enrollment
  • $12,638net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 940-1160SAT range
  • 18-26ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

74 miles from Traverse City

Central Michigan University
C
Mount Pleasant, MI
Central Michigan University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 17,311enrollment
  • $15,758net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1210SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

89 miles from Traverse City

Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College
S
Mount Pleasant, MI
 
Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 96enrollment
  • $7,786net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

91 miles from Traverse City

Bay de Noc Community College
B
Escanaba, MI
 
Bay de Noc Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,898enrollment
  • $7,766net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due May 1

100 miles from Traverse City

Northwood University Michigan
N
Midland, MI
Northwood University Michigan

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Michigan

  • 2,541enrollment
  • $21,348net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 990-1180SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA

102 miles from Traverse City

Alma College
A
Alma, MI
Alma College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,435enrollment
  • $23,635net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

106 miles from Traverse City

Montcalm Community College
M
Sidney, MI
 
Montcalm Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,414enrollment
  • $8,353net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due May 1

107 miles from Traverse City

Alpena Community College
A
Alpena, MI
 
Alpena Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 1,436enrollment
  • $3,883net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.67Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

108 miles from Traverse City

Baker College of Muskegon
B
Muskegon, Michigan
 
Baker College of Muskegon

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,020enrollment
  • $13,184net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Sep 22

108 miles from Traverse City

Muskegon Community College
M
Muskegon, MI
 
Muskegon Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,456enrollment
  • $4,622net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

108 miles from Traverse City

Delta College
D
University Center, MI
Delta College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,954enrollment
  • $4,561net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due May 20

115 miles from Traverse City

Saginaw Valley State University
S
University Center, MI
Saginaw Valley State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#13 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 8,028enrollment
  • $15,032net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 970-1190SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.47Avg GPA

116 miles from Traverse City

FAQ's

The closest community college is Northwestern Michigan College and is 1.4 miles from Traverse City. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Northwestern Michigan College are $4,504 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Northwestern Michigan College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.