Clawson, Michigan (MI) Colleges and Universities

Those seeking colleges in and around Clawson, Michigan will find 33 schools within 25 miles of town. Zeroing-in on public and private not-for-profit schools, we'll examine these schools in light of four categories important to consider before making your choice.

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Students with the goal of finding a college suited for them near Clawson, Michigan can get a feel for their options through statistics reported by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). We'll break down these colleges' net prices, proximity to town, student populations, and graduation rates.

Closest Schools to Clawson, Michigan

Most of the schools closest to Clawson are specialty institutions, which we won't be discussing here. There are, however, several traditional colleges under ten miles away, and many more under 25 miles from town. The nearest five colleges are:

  • Davenport University-Warren Location (4.8 miles)
  • Oakland Community College (5.6 miles)
  • Lawrence Technological University (6.5 miles)
  • Marygrove College (7.5 miles)
  • University of Detroit Mercy (7.5 miles)

Largest Schools Near Clawson, Michigan

The major city of Detroit isn't too far from Clawson, which contributes to the number of fairly large colleges nearby. With 27,140 students enrolled, Wayne State University is the largest school close to Clawson. The next biggest colleges are:

  • Macomb Community College (22,182 students)
  • Oakland Community College (21,061 students)
  • Oakland University (20,261 students)
  • Wayne County Community College District (16,654 students)
  • Henry Ford College (12,755 students)

Lowest Net Price

Net price is the estimated amount you'll need to pay for school after you've attained financial aid from college/government sources. The calculation is executed through a subtraction of the average amount of financial aid provided from the total costs of attendance. Here we'll be delving into numbers that are drawn only from pools of undergraduate students who classify as full-time. For the 2014-2015 school year, the schools with the lowest net costs near Clawson were:

  • Henry Ford College ($3,928)
  • Oakland Community College ($4,175)
  • Schoolcraft College ($4,854)
  • Wayne County Community College District ($5,337)
  • Macomb Community College ($7,173)

Highest Graduation Rate

This section contains numbers that are also applicable to undergraduate students exclusively, as well as only those who attend their colleges full-time. Graduation rate is arrived at by the NCES based on 150% of the normal length of time necessary to complete a program in its entirety. For 2015, the best graduation rates around Clawson are:

  • University of Detroit Mercy (63%)
  • Madonna University (61%)
  • Lawrence Technological University (56%)
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn (53%)
  • College for Creative Studies (51%)

Students in Clawson have a healthy variety of schools to choose from in their area, with several community colleges offering less expensive tuition as well as bigger colleges within urban campus settings.

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