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:

  • Business Administration
  • Criminal Justice
  • Radiologic Technology
Adrian, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 1940
  • Around 2,640 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: sienaheights.edu
University of Detroit Mercy

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Nursing
  • Law
  • Business Administration
Detroit, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 1991
  • Around 4,950 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: udmercy.edu
Marygrove College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Reading Teacher Education
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
Detroit, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 1926
  • Around 1,770 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 420 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: shms.edu
Aquinas College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Psychology
  • Biology
  • Education
Grand Rapids, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 1946
  • Around 1,930 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: aquinas.edu
Madonna University

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Nursing
  • Business Administration
  • Criminal Justice
Livonia, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 1959
  • Around 3,950 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:

  • Business Administration
  • Nursing
  • Engineering
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:

  • Theology
  • Ministry
  • Religious Education
Grand Rapids, MI
  • Accredited by Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools Since 1944
  • Around 290 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: calvinseminary.edu

Evangelical Lutheran Church Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Finlandia University

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Nursing
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Business Administration
Hancock, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 1969
  • Around 490 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: finlandia.edu

Free Methodist Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Spring Arbor University

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Operations Management
  • Social Work
  • Counseling Psychology
Spring Arbor, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 1960
  • Around 3,730 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: arbor.edu

Interdenominational Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Cornerstone University

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Business Administration
  • Psychology
  • Teaching English As Second Language Instructor
Grand Rapids, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 1977
  • Around 2,770 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: cornerstone.edu

Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Concordia University - Ann Arbor

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Religious Education
  • Criminal Justice
  • Business Administration
Ann Arbor, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 1968
  • Around 830 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: cuaa.edu

Other Protestant Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Kuyper College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Liberal Arts
  • Youth Ministry
  • Social Work
Grand Rapids, MI
  • Accredited by Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation Since 1964
  • Around 270 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: kuyper.edu
Grace Bible College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Lay Ministry
  • Religious Education
  • Human Services
Wyoming, MI
  • Accredited by Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation Since 1964
  • Around 700 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: gbcol.edu

Presbyterian Church Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Alma College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Business Administration
  • Kinesiology And Exercise Science
  • Biology
Alma, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 1916
  • Around 1,400 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 3,460 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 270 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 North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 1939
  • Around 3,420 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: andrews.edu

United Church of Christ Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Olivet College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Sports Management
  • Biology
Olivet, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 1913
  • Around 1,060 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: olivetcollege.edu

United Methodist Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Adrian College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Kinesiology And Exercise Science
Adrian, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 1915
  • Around 1,640 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: adrian.edu
Albion College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Biology
  • Economics
  • Psychology
Albion, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 1915
  • Around 1,270 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
  • Christian Counseling
  • Early Childhood Education
Lansing, MI
  • Accredited by Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation Since 1977
  • Around 160 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: glcc.edu

Churches of Christ Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Rochester College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Counseling Psychology
  • Business Administration
  • Early Childhood Education
Rochester Hills, MI
  • Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission Since 1974
  • Around 1,110 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 2008-2014: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.