Canton, Michigan (MI) Colleges and Universities

There are 32 colleges within 25 miles of Canton, Michigan. Here you can get a better read on your options by looking into key statistics of the public and private not-for-profit schools in the area.

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Get to know your options around Canton, Michigan by checking out the student populations, distance from town, graduation rates, and net prices of the schools in the surrounding area. The statistics provided have been calculated by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to Canton, Michigan

While there aren't any schools located directly in Canton, there are many not too far away. The closest schools to town are a nice mix of community, private, and public colleges. The nearest colleges to Canton are:

  • Madonna University (5.9 miles from downtown)
  • Schoolcraft College (8.5 miles from downtown)
  • Eastern Michigan University (10.1 miles from downtown)
  • Henry Ford College (10.9 miles from downtown)
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn (10.9 miles from downtown)

Largest Schools near Canton, Michigan

Since Canton is situated near two fairly populated areas, there are numerous larger school options to choose from. There is, however, a spread of urban and suburban settings throughout the larger schools, so students wishing to avoid a city-based campus but still get a big college experience do have that option. The largest schools nearby are:

  • University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (43,651 students)
  • Wayne State University (27,140 students)
  • Eastern Michigan University (21,824 students)
  • Oakland Community College (21,061 students)
  • Wayne County Community College District (16,654 students)

Find schools that offer these popular programs

  • Agriculture
  • Architecture
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  • Business
  • Communications and Journalism
  • Computer Sciences
  • Culinary Arts and Personal Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Legal
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities
  • Mechanic and Repair Technologies
  • Medical and Health Professions
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Transportation and Distribution
  • Visual and Performing Arts

Lowest Net Price

The calculation of net price connotes a subtraction of the average amount of financial aid received from the costs of attendance. In this section, you'll be introduced to figures that only apply to full-time undergraduate students enrolled during the 2014-2015 school year. There are several community colleges close by that students can look to for less expensive net tuition. The lowest net costs belong to:

  • Washtenaw Community College ($3,503)
  • Henry Ford College ($3,928)
  • Oakland Community College ($4,175)
  • Schoolcraft College ($4,854)
  • Wayne County Community College District ($5,337)

Highest Graduation Rate

The rates you come across within this section apply solely to students enrolled full-time at an undergraduate level. They're calculated based on 150% of the typical time needed to complete a program by the 2015 school year. The University of Michigan-Ann Arbor has the highest graduation rate around by a good margin, with 90% of students reaching the goal. The next highest rates are:

  • University of Detroit Mercy (63%)
  • Madonna University (61%)
  • Lawrence Technological University (56%)
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn (53%)
  • Concordia University-Ann Arbor (43%)

Students in Canton Michigan shouldn't have too hard of a time finding options suited for them, with a good variety of colleges offering undergraduate and graduate programs fairly close at hand.

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