More and more students are choosing community colleges over 4-year universities for part or all of their education.  Michigan has no shortage of community colleges, but they aren't are equal. put together a list of the best and worst community colleges in the country and in each state.  No Michigan schools ended up in the nation's top 100, but one school did stand out.  Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College is tied for first with 3 other schools for the lowest student-to-faculty ratio.

The 10 Best Community Colleges In Michigan

  1. Monroe County Community College
  2. Delta College
  3. Kellogg Community College
  4. Montcalm Community College
  5. St Clair County Community College
  6. West Shore Community College
  7. Gogebic Community College
  8. Washtenaw Community College
  9. Grand Rapids Community College
  10. Bay Mills Community College

So how do Michigan's community colleges stack up against the rest of the country's?  Well, our number one school, Monroe County Community College, ranks 129th in the nation.  So, the short answer is our community colleges don't stack up very well.

Here is a map of the community college rankings, or you can check out their list on

Source: WalletHub used 3 key dimensions to determine their rankings: Cost & Financing, Education Outcomes, and Career Outcomes.  These dimensions are further broken down into several different metrics.  You can read more about their methodology here.

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