Bible & Christian Colleges in Michigan

Bible and Christian colleges are schools that have a connection or affiliation with a given religious organization and are part of the history and demography of the state of Michigan. Such schools may offer a typical four year curriculum that may or may not include additional courses or practices based on the associated faith. Many of these schools act as seminaries that allow individuals of that denomination to become educated in the study of the Bible and Christianity, followed by work as a pastor, minister or priest. Degrees offered go from the associate level to doctoral, though the degree levels offered will vary by school.

List of Christian Denominations & Affiliations

The list below organizes all the Christian colleges in Michigan by Christian denomination and further by their religious affiliation. Click the links below to skip to each section.

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Protestant

Restoration

List of Catholic Colleges in Michigan

The following colleges follow or incorporate Catholic practices and are further grouped by their specific religious affiliation.

Roman Catholic Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Siena Heights University

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Business Administration
  • Community Organization and Advocacy
Adrian, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 1982
  • Around 2,710 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: sienaheights.edu
University of Detroit Mercy

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Nursing
  • Law
  • Dentistry
Detroit, MI
  • Accredited by American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation Since 2004
  • Around 4,920 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: udmercy.edu
Marygrove College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Reading Teacher Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Social Work
Detroit, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 1926
  • Around 1,380 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: marygrove.edu
Sacred Heart Major Seminary

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Theology
  • Philosophy
  • Religious, Sacred Music
Detroit, MI
  • Accredited by Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools Since 1991
  • Around 470 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: shms.edu
Aquinas College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Business Administration
  • Psychology
  • Biology
Grand Rapids, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 1946
  • Around 1,890 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: aquinas.edu
Madonna University

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Nursing
  • Criminal Justice
  • Environmental Science
Livonia, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 2009
  • Around 3,700 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: madonna.edu

List of Protestant Colleges in Michigan

The following schools follow or incorporate Protestant practices and are further detailed by their specific religious affiliation.

Christian Reformed Church Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Calvin College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Engineering
  • Business Administration
  • Nursing
Grand Rapids, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 1930
  • Around 3,990 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: calvin.edu
Calvin Theological Seminary

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Ministry
  • Theology
  • Religious Education
Grand Rapids, MI
  • Accredited by Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools Since 1944
  • Around 300 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: calvinseminary.edu

Evangelical Lutheran Church Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Finlandia University

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Nursing
  • Business Administration
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
Hancock, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 1969
  • Around 540 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: finlandia.edu

Free Methodist Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Spring Arbor University

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Social Work
  • Operations Management
  • Counseling Psychology
Spring Arbor, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 1998
  • Around 3,400 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: arbor.edu

Interdenominational Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Cornerstone University

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Business Administration
  • Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology
Grand Rapids, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 2009
  • Around 2,570 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: cornerstone.edu

Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Concordia University - Ann Arbor

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Educational, Instructional and Curriculum Supervision
  • Business Administration
  • Family Systems
Ann Arbor, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 2010
  • Around 900 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: cuaa.edu

Other Protestant Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Kuyper College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Social Work
  • Pre-Theology, Pre-Ministerial Studies
  • General Studies
Grand Rapids, MI
  • Accredited by Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation Since 1964
  • Around 260 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: kuyper.edu
Grace Bible College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Lay Ministry
  • Human Services
  • General Studies
Wyoming, MI
  • Accredited by Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation Since 1964
  • Around 830 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: gbcol.edu

Presbyterian Church Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Alma College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Business Administration
  • Health and Wellness, General
  • Biology
Alma, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 1916
  • Around 1,390 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: alma.edu

Reformed Church in America Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Hope College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Psychology
  • Business Administration
  • Biology
Holland, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 1915
  • Around 3,390 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: hope.edu
Western Theological Seminary

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Ministry
  • Theology
Holland, MI
  • Accredited by Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools Since 1940
  • Around 280 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: westernsem.edu

Seventh Day Adventists Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Andrews University

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Ministry
  • Physical Therapy
  • Theology
Berrien Springs, MI
  • Accredited by Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools Since 2003
  • Around 3,370 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: andrews.edu

United Church of Christ Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Olivet College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Biology
  • Sports Medicine
Olivet, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 2007
  • Around 1,010 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: olivetcollege.edu

United Methodist Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Adrian College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Business Administration
  • Advertising and Marketing
  • Biology
Adrian, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 1915
  • Around 1,720 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: adrian.edu
Albion College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Biology
  • Psychology
  • Economics
Albion, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 1915
  • Around 1,380 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: albion.edu

List of Restoration Colleges in Michigan

The following colleges follow or incorporate Restoration practices and are further grouped by their specific religious affiliation.

Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Great Lakes Christian College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Biblical Studies
  • General Studies
  • History
Lansing, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 2006
  • Around 160 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: glcc.edu

Churches of Christ Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Rochester College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Nursing Science
  • Business Administration
Rochester Hills, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 1999
  • Around 1,170 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: rc.edu

The tuition information displayed is an estimate, which we calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only. Please contact the respective school for information about the current school year.

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.