Jackson, Michigan (MI) Colleges and Universities

The town of Jackson, MI, is home to two colleges, with a total of 25 schools within a 25-mile radius. Here you can learn about how these schools compare to one another in terms of four statistical areas key to every search for the right college.

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Students aiming to stay close to Jackson, Michigan, for college can narrow down their options here by reviewing statistics gathered by by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). We'll take a look at the graduation rates, net prices, school sizes, and town proximity of these institutions.

Closest Schools to Jackson, Michigan

With the exception of one school, the majority of colleges situated especially close to Jackson are private institutions. Since Jackson is on the small side, most of the closer schools are also located in rural, town, or suburban settings. For Jackson residents, the closest colleges to home are:

  • Jackson College (0 miles)
  • Baker College of Jackson (2 miles)
  • Spring Arbor University (8.9 miles)
  • Albion College (19.4 miles)
  • Hillsdale College (26.8 miles)

Largest Schools in Jackson, Michigan

There are a few larger universities within proximity to Jackson, as well as a couple well-populated community colleges. Michigan State University is the biggest school close by, with 50,538 students enrolled. The next most populated schools are:

  • University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (43,651 students)
  • Eastern Michigan University (21,824 students)
  • Lansing Community College (14,851 students)
  • Washtenaw Community College (12,211 students)
  • Jackson College (5,440 students)

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Lowest Net Price

Net price can help students get an idea of what college will cost after they've been given financial aid from schools and government funds. The NCES comes to the figure of net price by performing a subtraction of the average amount of financial aid provided from total college expense. In this section we'll be discussing figures only relevant to full-time undergraduate students during the 2014-2015 school year, with the lowest net prices around Jackson being:

  • Washtenaw Community College ($3,503)
  • Lansing Community College ($5,669)
  • Kellogg Community College ($5,856)
  • Jackson College ($6,771)
  • Cleary University ($10,615)

Highest Graduation Rate

As in the previous section, the rates we'll go over here apply only to students who are enrolled at an undergraduate level and attend school full-time. The NCES determines graduation rates based on 150% of the typical span of time over which students should complete their degree program. In 2015, the best rates around Jackson were:

  • University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (90%)
  • Hillsdale College (77%)
  • Michigan State University (77%)
  • Albion College (65%)
  • Adrian College (54%)

Students in the Jackson area have the ability to consider prominent public universities as well as community colleges and smaller private schools, all within a short distance from home.

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