List of 4-Year Public Universities & Colleges in Michigan

Public colleges and state universities in Michigan that receive funding public are considered state or public schools. These institutions may be operate as an independent entity, or as part of a larger statewide system that oversees operations. Most state funded institutions offer discounted tuition for state residents, and generally have higher enrollment than equivalent private institutions. Many state funded institutions also have active research projects and resources, particularly among larger institutions and statewide systems, where such programs may be divided up. State universities and public colleges generally have undergraduate and graduate programs, resulting in degrees from the bachelor level to the doctorate.

University of Michigan

The 2 schools listed below are part of the University of Michigan system. By following the links below, you can view each school's profile in detail.

Institution NameNumber StudentsWebsiteVirtual Tour
University of Michigan - Dearborn in Dearborn, MI5,000 to 9,
University of Michigan - Flint in Flint, MI5,000 to 9,

Other Public 4-Year State Universities & Colleges

Below is a list of other 4-year state universities and colleges in Michigan.

Institution NameNumber StudentsWebsiteVirtual Tour
Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, MIMore Than 20,
Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, MIMore Than 20, Virtual Campus Tour of Eastern Michigan University
Ferris State University in Big Rapids, MI10,000 to 19, Virtual Campus Tour of Ferris State University
Grand Valley State University in Allendale, MIMore Than 20,
Jackson College in Jackson, MI5,000 to 9,
Lake Michigan College in Benton Harbor, MI1,000 to 4,
Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste Marie, MI1,000 to 4,
Michigan State University in East Lansing, MIMore Than 20,
Michigan Technological University in Houghton, MI5,000 to 9,
Northern Michigan University in Marquette, MI5,000 to 9,
Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City, MI1,000 to 4, Virtual Campus Tour of Northwestern Michigan College
Oakland University in Rochester Hills, MIMore Than 20,
Saginaw Valley State University in University Center, MI5,000 to 9,
Schoolcraft College in Livonia, MI10,000 to 19,
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor in Ann Arbor, MIMore Than 20,
Wayne State University in Detroit, MIMore Than 20,
Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MIMore Than 20,

Notes: Tuition & fee amounts are for both Michigan in-state residents and out of state students, unless noted otherwise. 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.