Adults returning to college and other "non-traditional" students comprise the majority of all degree-seekers in the USA. College Factual’s Michigan Ranking of the Best Colleges For Returning Adults was designed to specifically address the unique concerns of students who fall outside the "norm" of first-time, full-time degree seekers under the age of 24.
Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration tops our Michigan list of the Best Colleges For Returning Adults. Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration charges tuition and fees of $12,945.
The total ranking includes 32 colleges. Within the complete list tuition and fees ranges from $12,945 to $45,002 (in-state from $10,836 to $38,626). Acceptance rates range from 32.2% to 93.4%, estimated average 2016 SAT scores range from 970 to 1,430 and average salaries of graduates range from $54,000 to $76,000.
|Rank||University/College||Location||Tuition & Fees|
|1||Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration||Troy, Michigan||$12,945|
|2||Andrews University||Berrien Springs, Michigan||$27,000|
|3||Siena Heights University||Adrian, Michigan||$23,750|
|4||Ferris State University||Big Rapids, Michigan||$10,836 / $17,430|
|5||Davenport University||Grand Rapids, Michigan||$15,952|
|6||University of Michigan - Ann Arbor||Ann Arbor, Michigan||$14,729 / $45,002|
|7||Michigan State University||East Lansing, Michigan||$14,333 / $36,934|
|8||Central Michigan University||Mount Pleasant, Michigan||$11,455 / $22,881|
|9||University of Detroit Mercy||Detroit, Michigan||$38,626|
|10||Wayne State University||Detroit, Michigan||$12,745 / $27,443|
A non-traditional student could be a working adult going back to school, a parent, or another student who needs to take part-time classes due to other responsibilities. Our Rankings for Returning Adults were developed based on the premise that these students are looking for flexible learning options, as well as high-quality outcomes for graduates. Thus our rankings emphasize colleges that offer the ability to take online courses and other factors that are important to older students. Within the mix, you’ll find traditional schools that offer online programs, as well as accredited online colleges that provide the best outcomes for students. Read our full Best Colleges For Returning Adults Methodology for more information.
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