Best Michigan Colleges

Ranking top Colleges and Universities in Michigan for 2020

There are 90 colleges and universities in Michigan enrolling 571,418 students. Explore the list of top colleges in Michigan below to begin your college search. The CollegeSimply rankings are objective and data-driven in order to help you find good matches for you. Ranking methodology is outlined on the data discussion page. Whether you're searching for a good public, private or community college, this guide to universities in Michigan offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

Michigan is home to nationally ranked institutions like University of Michigan, Kalamazoo College, Hope College and Calvin College. The highest ranked college in Michigan is University of Michigan and the top rated public state college is also University of Michigan.

Local college options can be explored in Detroit and Grand Rapids or other cities.

90 results found

List of the Best Michigan Colleges

University of Michigan
M
Ann Arbor, MI
University of Michigan

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#1 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 46,716enrollment
  • $16,408net price
  • 23%acceptance rate
  • 1330-1510SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 3.82Avg GPA
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Kalamazoo College
K
Kalamazoo, MI
Kalamazoo College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 1,467enrollment
  • $28,057net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1180-1380SAT range
  • 26-30ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Hope College
H
Holland, MI
Hope College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 3,149enrollment
  • $27,795net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1330SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA
Calvin College
C
Grand Rapids, MI
Calvin College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 3,732enrollment
  • $26,306net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1150-1370SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA
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College for Creative Studies
C
Detroit, MI
College for Creative Studies

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 1,485enrollment
  • $36,870net price
  • 42%acceptance rate
  • 960-1190SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.16Avg GPA
Michigan State University
S
East Lansing, MI
Michigan State University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#6 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 50,351enrollment
  • $16,684net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1310SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA
Michigan Technological University
M
Houghton, MI
Michigan Technological University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 7,172enrollment
  • $17,139net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1360SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
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Andrews University
A
Berrien Springs, MI
Andrews University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#8 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 3,407enrollment
  • $21,566net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1300SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.49Avg GPA
Kettering University
K
Flint, MI
Kettering University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 2,315enrollment
  • $37,703net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1370SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA
Alma College
A
Alma, MI
Alma College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 1,433enrollment
  • $22,086net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1220SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
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Albion College
A
Albion, MI
Albion College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 1,533enrollment
  • $19,913net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1240SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Central Michigan University
C
Mount Pleasant, MI
Central Michigan University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#12 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 21,622enrollment
  • $14,675net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1200SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.32Avg GPA
Spring Arbor University
S
Spring Arbor, MI
 
Spring Arbor University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#13 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 3,436enrollment
  • $18,963net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1230SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA
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Grand Valley State University
G
Allendale, MI
Grand Valley State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#14 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 24,677enrollment
  • $16,175net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1240SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA
Aquinas College
A
Grand Rapids, MI
Aquinas College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 1,758enrollment
  • $18,441net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1230SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA
University of Michigan Dearborn
M
Dearborn, MI
University of Michigan Dearborn

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#16 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 9,460enrollment
  • $9,692net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1290SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA
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University of Detroit Mercy
D
Detroit, MI
University of Detroit Mercy

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 5,111enrollment
  • $20,904net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1250SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.48*Avg GPA
Cleary University
C
Ann Arbor, MI
 
Cleary University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 594enrollment
  • $20,224net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 930-1150SAT range
  • 18-19ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA