Best Michigan Colleges

Ranking top Colleges and Universities in Michigan for 2021

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. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology 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, Michigan State University, University of Detroit Mercy and Michigan Technological University. 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

List of the Best Michigan Colleges

University of Michigan
M
Ann Arbor, MI
University of Michigan

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#1 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 46,716enrollment
  • $17,357net price
  • 23%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1530SAT range
  • 31-34ACT range
  • 3.82Avg GPA
Michigan State University
S
East Lansing, MI
Michigan State University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 50,351enrollment
  • $16,579net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1320SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.62Avg GPA
University of Detroit Mercy
D
Detroit, MI
University of Detroit Mercy

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 5,111enrollment
  • $18,338net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1250SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.48*Avg GPA
Michigan Technological University
M
Houghton, MI
Michigan Technological University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 7,172enrollment
  • $17,814net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1370SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
Calvin College
C
Grand Rapids, MI
Calvin College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#5 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 3,732enrollment
  • $27,952net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1360SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA
Kalamazoo College
K
Kalamazoo, MI
Kalamazoo College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 1,467enrollment
  • $26,480net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1370SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Andrews University
A
Berrien Springs, MI
Andrews University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 3,407enrollment
  • $22,291net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1360SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.49Avg GPA
Hope College
H
Holland, MI
Hope College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#8 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 3,149enrollment
  • $29,248net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1330SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA
Kettering University
K
Flint, MI
Kettering University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 2,315enrollment
  • $39,255net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1360SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA
Albion College
A
Albion, MI
Albion College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 1,533enrollment
  • $18,532net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 990-1200SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
University of Michigan Dearborn
M
Dearborn, MI
University of Michigan Dearborn

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#11 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 9,460enrollment
  • $10,634net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1300SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA
Spring Arbor University
S
Spring Arbor, MI
 
Spring Arbor University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#12 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 3,436enrollment
  • $20,427net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 980-1215SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA
Northwood University Michigan
N
Midland, MI
Northwood University Michigan

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 3,177enrollment
  • $20,610net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 960-1190SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA
Alma College
A
Alma, MI
Alma College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 1,433enrollment
  • $23,180net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1230SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Lawrence Technological University
L
Southfield, MI
Lawrence Technological University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#15 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 2,915enrollment
  • $32,406net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1270SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA
Grand Valley State University
G
Allendale, MI
Grand Valley State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#16 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 24,677enrollment
  • $16,860net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1250SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA
Wayne State University
W
Detroit, MI
Wayne State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#17 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 27,025enrollment
  • $15,012net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1230SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.22Avg GPA
Western Michigan University
W
Kalamazoo, MI
Western Michigan University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#18 Best Colleges in Michigan

  • 22,562enrollment
  • $17,028net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1210SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.28Avg GPA