Colleges and Universities

University of Detroit Mercy

As Michigan’s largest Catholic university, University of Detroit Mercy has an outstanding tradition of academic excellence that began in 1877.  Rooted in a strong liberal arts curriculum, UDM is dedicated to providing accessible, quality education, while meeting the career-preparation needs of a diverse student population.  Guided by its mission and purposes, UDM continues to embody the values of its sponsors – the Jesuits and Sisters of Mercy – in educating the whole person with a passion for

Enrollment

For Year: 
Fall 2014
Undergraduate Students: 
2,762
Graduate Students: 
2,182

Student Profile

Male %: 
40
Female %: 
60
In-State Students %: 
89
Out-of-State %: 
11
Number of Undergraduate Majors: 
60
Number of Minors-Concentration Fields: 
23

Most Popular Majors

Tuition: 
$37,320
Room & Board: 
$8,320

Financial Aid Data

Students with Demonstrated Financial Need %: 
72
Average Financial Aid Package: 
$23,850
Percent Need Met (Need-basied Aid) %: 
70

Class Size

Student/Faculty Ratio: 
13:1
Fewer than 20 Students %: 
59
Fewer than 50 Students %: 
97

Faculty

Full-time Faculty %: 
316
Full-time Faculty with PhD/terminal Degree %: 
88%

Athletics & Intramural Activities

Athletic Division: 
NCAA Division I
Students Participating in Sports Activities and Intermurals %: 
16

Co-curricular Activities

Student Clubs and Organizations: 
60

Hillsdale College

Founded in 1844, Hillsdale College is a private, residential, coeducational, nonsectarian, classical liberal arts college with students representing nearly every state in the country.  Located on a picturesque 400-acre campus in south central Michigan, it is nationally known for its principled refusal of federal or state subsidies and for its rigorous curriculum rooted in the enduring truths of the Western tradition.  A vibrant student life offers: Division II varsity sports, club and intramural athletics, choral and instrumental music, theatre, dance, Greek life, spiritual life a

Enrollment

For Year: 
2015-16
Undergraduate Students: 
1,451

Student Profile

Male %: 
48
Female %: 
52
In-State Students %: 
33
Out-of-State %: 
67
Number of Undergraduate Majors: 
37
Number of Minors-Concentration Fields: 
16

Most Popular Majors

Tuition: 
$22,920
Room & Board: 
$9,250

Financial Aid Data

Students with Demonstrated Financial Need %: 
43
Average Financial Aid Package: 
$14,027
Percent Need Met (Need-basied Aid) %: 
38

Class Size

Student/Faculty Ratio: 
10:1
Fewer than 20 Students %: 
77
Fewer than 50 Students %: 
99

Faculty

Full-time Faculty %: 
77
Full-time Faculty with PhD/terminal Degree %: 
88

Athletics & Intramural Activities

Athletic Division: 
NCAA Division II, GLIAC
Students Participating in Sports Activities and Intermurals %: 
66

Co-curricular Activities

Student Clubs and Organizations: 
100+

Spring Arbor University

For 135 years, Spring Arbor University has distinguished itself as the place where faith and learning meet. What began as a small elementary and secondary school in the late 1800’s has evolved into a top-tier, liberal arts, Christian university with over 4,000 enrolled students. Among our most unique features is Spring Arbor’s cross-cultural experience. All students who come to our main campus as freshmen or sophomores participate in a required international study abroad, often at no additional cost, beyond normal tuition.

Enrollment

For Year: 
2013
Undergraduate Students: 
2968
Graduate Students: 
994

Student Profile

Male %: 
40
Female %: 
60
In-State Students %: 
81
Out-of-State %: 
19
Number of Undergraduate Majors: 
72
Number of Minors-Concentration Fields: 
67

Most Popular Majors

Tuition: 
$23,750
Room & Board: 
$9,060

Financial Aid Data

Students with Demonstrated Financial Need %: 
92
Average Financial Aid Package: 
$23,148
Percent Need Met (Need-basied Aid) %: 
55

Class Size

Student/Faculty Ratio: 
16:1
Fewer than 20 Students %: 
63
Fewer than 50 Students %: 
98

Faculty

Full-time Faculty %: 
85
Full-time Faculty with PhD/terminal Degree %: 
72

Athletics & Intramural Activities

Athletic Division: 
NAIA Division II, WHAC

Co-curricular Activities

Student Clubs and Organizations: 
25

Siena Heights University

Siena Heights University, founded in 1919, is a Catholic university in the Dominican Tradition.  With the main campus located in Adrian, MI, there are also six additional degree completion centers throughout the state and online.  The small class size, close-knit community atmosphere, extensive campus resources, committed faculty and diverse student population foster opportunities for high quality learning and relationship growth and development.  Recently named one of the top 25 “Most Affordable Catholic Colleges” in the U.S., the Siena is also a great value.  Whatever

Enrollment

For Year: 
2013
Undergraduate Students: 
2,400
Graduate Students: 
250

Student Profile

Male %: 
45
Female %: 
55
Number of Undergraduate Majors: 
75
Number of Minors-Concentration Fields: 
15

Most Popular Majors

Tuition: 
$22,100
Room & Board: 
$9,300

Financial Aid Data

Students with Demonstrated Financial Need %: 
97
Average Financial Aid Package: 
$10,100
Percent Need Met (Need-basied Aid) %: 
90

Class Size

Student/Faculty Ratio: 
16:1
Fewer than 20 Students %: 
50
Fewer than 50 Students %: 
100

Faculty

Full-time Faculty %: 
80
Full-time Faculty with PhD/terminal Degree %: 
65

Athletics & Intramural Activities

Athletic Division: 
NAIA Division III, WHAC
Students Participating in Sports Activities and Intermurals %: 
75

Co-curricular Activities

Student Clubs and Organizations: 
30+

Olivet College

From enrollment to graduation, Olivet College is committed to your personal, academic and career success.

Enrollment

For Year: 
Fall 2014
Undergraduate Students: 
949
Graduate Students: 
19

Student Profile

Male %: 
63
Female %: 
42
In-State Students %: 
96
Out-of-State %: 
3
Number of Undergraduate Majors: 
43
Number of Minors-Concentration Fields: 
30

Most Popular Majors

Tuition: 
$22,950
Room & Board: 
$7,900

Financial Aid Data

Students with Demonstrated Financial Need %: 
58.4
Average Financial Aid Package: 
$12,572
Percent Need Met (Need-basied Aid) %: 
36

Class Size

Student/Faculty Ratio: 
14:1
Fewer than 20 Students %: 
66
Fewer than 50 Students %: 
93

Faculty

Full-time Faculty %: 
75
Full-time Faculty with PhD/terminal Degree %: 
59

Athletics & Intramural Activities

Athletic Division: 
NCAA Division III, MIAA
Students Participating in Sports Activities and Intermurals %: 
73

Co-curricular Activities

Student Clubs and Organizations: 
60+

Marygrove College

Founded by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) in 1905, Marygrove College is an independent liberal arts college and a Catholic institution of higher learning.  The College’s commitment to the city of Detroit comprises an institutional mission and vision for developing urban leaders.  The main campus is situated on 53 wooded acres in northwest Detroit.

Enrollment

For Year: 
2013
Undergraduate Students: 
1,156
Graduate Students: 
1,912

Student Profile

Male %: 
25
Female %: 
75
In-State Students %: 
98
Out-of-State %: 
2
Number of Undergraduate Majors: 
36
Number of Minors-Concentration Fields: 
31

Most Popular Majors

Tuition: 
$19,936
Room & Board: 
$8,680

Financial Aid Data

Students with Demonstrated Financial Need %: 
85
Average Financial Aid Package: 
$25,000
Percent Need Met (Need-basied Aid) %: 
80

Class Size

Student/Faculty Ratio: 
11:1
Fewer than 20 Students %: 
69
Fewer than 50 Students %: 
100

Faculty

Full-time Faculty %: 
79
Full-time Faculty with PhD/terminal Degree %: 
91

Athletics & Intramural Activities

Athletic Division: 
NAIA Division II, WHAC
Students Participating in Sports Activities and Intermurals %: 
4%

Co-curricular Activities

Student Clubs and Organizations: 
13

Madonna University

For more than 75 years, Madonna University has proudly delivered to students a quality liberal arts education combined with career preparation and public service. The faculty and staff are dedicated to student success, which is measured by the high level of learning achieved by students. Students choose from more than 100 undergraduate and 30-plus graduate programs, including a doctoral nursing degree.

Enrollment

For Year: 
2013-2014
Undergraduate Students: 
3,204
Graduate Students: 
1,224

Student Profile

Male %: 
31
Female %: 
69
In-State Students %: 
96
Out-of-State %: 
5
Number of Undergraduate Majors: 
80
Number of Minors-Concentration Fields: 
55

Most Popular Majors

Tuition: 
$17,250
Room & Board: 
$8,610

Financial Aid Data

Students with Demonstrated Financial Need %: 
85

Class Size

Student/Faculty Ratio: 
11:1
Fewer than 20 Students %: 
70
Fewer than 50 Students %: 
96

Faculty

Full-time Faculty %: 
41
Full-time Faculty with PhD/terminal Degree %: 
60

Athletics & Intramural Activities

Athletic Division: 
NAIA Division II, WHAC
Students Participating in Sports Activities and Intermurals %: 
4

Co-curricular Activities

Student Clubs and Organizations: 
35+

Kalamazoo College

Kalamazoo College created the K-Plan in 1962, an innovative curriculum that combines liberal arts academics with study abroad, career internships and networking opportunities, civic engagement, social justice leadership, and a capstone research or creative project in the senior year.  For students, that curriculum fosters incredible gains in the ability to think critically, reason analytically, write well, and solve problems, and K has the data (the Collegiate Learning Assessment) to prove it.  K does more in four years so that students can do more in a lifetime.

Enrollment

For Year: 
Fall 2013
Undergraduate Students: 
1,458

Student Profile

Male %: 
44
Female %: 
56
In-State Students %: 
62
Out-of-State %: 
30
Number of Undergraduate Majors: 
31
Number of Minors-Concentration Fields: 
9

Most Popular Majors

Tuition: 
$39,027
Room & Board: 
$8,475

Financial Aid Data

Students with Demonstrated Financial Need %: 
67
Average Financial Aid Package: 
$25,591
Percent Need Met (Need-basied Aid) %: 
91

Class Size

Student/Faculty Ratio: 
13:1
Fewer than 20 Students %: 
60
Fewer than 50 Students %: 
98

Faculty

Full-time Faculty %: 
97
Full-time Faculty with PhD/terminal Degree %: 
91.8

Athletics & Intramural Activities

Athletic Division: 
NCAA Division III, MIAA
Students Participating in Sports Activities and Intermurals %: 
50

Co-curricular Activities

Student Clubs and Organizations: 
60+

Hope College

Hope College is a four-year, co-educational, Christian liberal arts college located in Holland, Michigan.  Hope graduates are educated to think about life’s most important issues with clarity, wisdom and a deep understanding of the foundational commitments of the historic Christian faith.  They are agents of Hope who live faithfully into their vocations, prepared for lives of leadership and service in a global society.  Academic excellence and vibrant Christian faith join to strengthen each other in a supportive and welcoming community at Hope.  Hope is ecumenically div

Enrollment

For Year: 
Fall 2013
Undergraduate Students: 
3,432

Student Profile

Male %: 
40
Female %: 
60
In-State Students %: 
67
Out-of-State %: 
33
Number of Undergraduate Majors: 
114
Number of Minors-Concentration Fields: 
84

Most Popular Majors

Tuition: 
$29,390
Room & Board: 
$9,090

Financial Aid Data

Students with Demonstrated Financial Need %: 
63.5
Average Financial Aid Package: 
$15,230
Percent Need Met (Need-basied Aid) %: 
79

Class Size

Student/Faculty Ratio: 
12:1
Fewer than 20 Students %: 
53.5
Fewer than 50 Students %: 
97.8

Faculty

Full-time Faculty %: 
71
Full-time Faculty with PhD/terminal Degree %: 
78

Athletics & Intramural Activities

Athletic Division: 
NCAA Division III, MIAA
Students Participating in Sports Activities and Intermurals %: 
55

Co-curricular Activities

Student Clubs and Organizations: 
80

Calvin College

Calvin College takes seriously its mission to equip students to think deeply, to act justly and to live wholeheartedly as Christ’s agents of renewal in the world.  As one of the largest Christian colleges in North America, Calvin is internationally recognized as a center of faith-based liberal arts teaching and scholarship.  Calvin offers its 4,000 students and 275 professors a campus environment that is just as academically challenging as it is Christian.  Founded by the Christian Reformed Church, the college prepares students not only for their first job, but also for a lif

Enrollment

For Year: 
2013-2014
Undergraduate Students: 
3,959
Graduate Students: 
75

Student Profile

Male %: 
45
Female %: 
55
In-State Students %: 
61
Out-of-State %: 
39
Number of Undergraduate Majors: 
85
Number of Minors-Concentration Fields: 
39

Most Popular Majors

Tuition: 
$29,400
Room & Board: 
$9,485

Financial Aid Data

Students with Demonstrated Financial Need %: 
63
Average Financial Aid Package: 
$17,960
Percent Need Met (Need-basied Aid) %: 
70

Class Size

Student/Faculty Ratio: 
12:1
Fewer than 20 Students %: 
35
Fewer than 50 Students %: 
98

Faculty

Full-time Faculty %: 
80
Full-time Faculty with PhD/terminal Degree %: 
85

Athletics & Intramural Activities

Athletic Division: 
NCAA Division III, MIAA
Students Participating in Sports Activities and Intermurals %: 
50

Co-curricular Activities

Student Clubs and Organizations: 
70