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Bay de Noc Community College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Bay de Noc Community College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you’ll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Bay de Noc Community College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Bay de Noc Community College was awarded 37 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is environmental control technology.

Overall Quality

Bay College is ranked #2,124 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

Bay College is also ranked #54 out of 67 schools in Michigan.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Bay College?

Acceptance Rate

Since Bay de Noc Community College has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

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Bay de Noc Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Bay de Noc Community College, this ratio is 18 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Bay de Noc Community College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Bay de Noc Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Bay de Noc Community College is 64%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  64 out of 100

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Bay de Noc Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,898 undergraduates at Bay College with 725 being full-time and 1,173 being part-time.

How Much Does Bay de Noc Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Bay College is $8,506. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Bay College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$6,419 $8,376 $10,372 $12,760 $13,525

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Bay College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Bay College, approximately 29% of students took out student loans averaging $5,172 a year. That adds up to $20,688 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Bay College is 15.5%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Bay College Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Bay College make about $29,700 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is about 25% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


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Location of Bay de Noc Community College

Bay de Noc Community College is a public institution located in Escanaba, Michigan. Escanaba is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

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Contact details for Bay College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2001 N Lincoln Road, Escanaba, MI 49829-2511
Phone: 906-786-5802

Bay de Noc Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Bay de Noc Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Bay College

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 1,244 students took at least one online class at Bay de Noc Community College. This is an increase from the 1,023 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,244 562
2018-2019 1,023 420
2017-2018 1,054 437
2016-2017 976 414
2015-2016 921 339

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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