Flint, Michigan (MI) Colleges and Universities

There are roughly 14 postsecondary institutions within a 25-mile radius of Flint, Michigan. Explore these schools and weigh the impact of various different evaluation criteria as you search for the right college fit.

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Flint, MI, is home to a number of mainstream colleges and universities, including a graduate studies center, two universities and a community college. To help students make an informed choice, review data from the National Center for Education Statistics that covers topics such as graduation rates, price, student body size, and proximity to Flint.

Closest Schools to Flint, Michigan

While there is not a high volume of higher education institutions within a 25-mile radius of Flint, there are 5 colleges and universities within a roughly 3-mile radius from the city center. These schools represent a mix of 2- and 4-year schools, both privately and publicly owned. Here is a list of the 5 schools closest to Flint, Michigan:

  • University of Michigan-Flint (downtown)
  • Mott Community College (downtown)
  • Baker College (3.0 miles from downtown)
  • Davenport University-Flint Location (3.0 miles from downtown)
  • Kettering University (3.2 miles from downtown)

Largest Schools Near Flint, Michigan

There is only 1 large school near Flint, with this particular school having nearly 24,000 total students. There are 2 schools with approximately 8,500 students, but the remaining 11 schools in the area have 2,300 students or less. Below are the 5 schools with the largest student bodies in the region:

  • Baker College (23,790 total students)
  • Mott Community College (8,617 total students)
  • University of Michigan-Flint (8,470 total students)
  • Kettering University (2,252 total students)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Swartz Creek (324 total students)

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  • 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

Cost is another important factor to consider while evaluating potential schools. NCES calculates net price by subtracting the average amount of grant or scholarship aid undergraduates receive from the total cost of attending the school full-time. The net prices listed below are from the 2014-2015 academic year. The five schools listed below have the lowest net prices of all traditional schools in the Flint area.

  • Mott Community College ($5,931)
  • University of Michigan-Flint ($12,175)
  • Baker College ($12,606)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Swartz Creek ($24,385)
  • Kettering University ($34,825)

Highest Graduation Rates

Graduation rates can offer prospective students a general understanding of each school's overall success rate. NCES calculates graduation rates by totaling the number of first-time, full-time students who complete their degree or certificate program within 150% of 'normal time' of their program's projected completion time (e.g., 6 years for a bachelor's degree). All of the traditional schools near Flint have graduation rates that fall below 55% (13% is the lowest). The five schools detailed below have the highest graduation rates for traditional schools in the Flint area.

  • Kettering University (54% graduation rate)
  • University of Michigan-Flint (38% graduation rate)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Swartz Creek (28% graduation rate)
  • Mott Community College (16% graduation rate)
  • Baker College (13% graduation rate)

Acquiring data on these topics, including location, size, cost, and graduation rate, should provide enormous value as students narrow down their college search.

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