Canton, Michigan (MI) Colleges and Universities

Jul 14, 2020

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 (46,716 students)
  • Wayne State University (27,025 students)
  • Eastern Michigan University (19,123 students)
  • Oakland Community College (15,411 students)
  • Wayne County Community College District (14,957 students)

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 2018-2019 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:

  • Oakland Community College ($1,585)
  • Washtenaw Community College ($2,250)
  • Henry Ford College ($2,891)
  • Wayne County Community College District ($5,012)
  • Schoolcraft College ($7,975)

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 2019 school year. The University of Michigan-Ann Arbor has the highest graduation rate around by a good margin, with 93% of students reaching the goal. The next highest rates are:

  • University of Detroit Mercy (67%)
  • Madonna University (60%)
  • Lawrence Technological University (60%)
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn (56%)
  • Concordia University-Ann Arbor (39%)

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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