Top Rated Michigan Public Colleges

The Best Public Colleges in Michigan for 2021

These are the top ranked public four-year colleges in Michigan as ranked by CollegeSimply. Leading the rankings for 2021 as the best public college in Michigan is University of Michigan. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.


15 results

University of Michigan
M
Ann Arbor, MI
University of Michigan

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#20 Best Value Colleges in America

  • 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
Michigan Technological University
M
Houghton, MI
Michigan Technological University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 7,172enrollment
  • $17,814net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1370SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA
University of Michigan Dearborn
M
Dearborn, MI
University of Michigan Dearborn

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 9,460enrollment
  • $10,634net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1300SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA
Grand Valley State University
G
Allendale, MI
Grand Valley State University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities 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

#6 Best Public Universities 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

1 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Michigan

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

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 7,532enrollment
  • $12,153net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 970-1220SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.27Avg GPA
Ferris State University
F
Big Rapids, MI
Ferris State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 13,250enrollment
  • $13,097net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 930-1170SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.29*Avg GPA
Central Michigan University
C
Mount Pleasant, MI
Central Michigan University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 21,622enrollment
  • $15,266net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 990-1200SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.32Avg GPA
Oakland University
O
Rochester Hills, MI
Oakland University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 19,309enrollment
  • $12,843net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1230SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA
Northern Michigan University
N
Marquette, MI
Northern Michigan University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 7,595enrollment
  • $15,201net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 970-1190SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.13Avg GPA
Lake Superior State University
L
Sault Ste Marie, MI
 
Lake Superior State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 1,991enrollment
  • $12,310net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 970-1170SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.22Avg GPA
Eastern Michigan University
E
Ypsilanti, MI
Eastern Michigan University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#14 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 19,123enrollment
  • $16,078net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 970-1190SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.23Avg GPA
Saginaw Valley State University
S
University Center, MI
Saginaw Valley State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#15 Best Public Universities in Michigan

  • 8,515enrollment
  • $14,271net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 980-1190SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA