Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students
- Detroit, Warren, Dearborn (MI) -

Adults returning to college and other "non-traditional" students comprise the majority of all degree-seekers in the USA. College Factual’s Detroit, Warren, Dearborn (MI) Ranking of the Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students 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.

Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students - Detroit, Warren, Dearborn (MI) -

Madonna University tops our Detroit, Warren, Dearborn (MI) list of the Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students. Madonna charges tuition and fees of $19,500. The college has an acceptance rate of 59.9%. The average salary for recent graduates is $61,000.

The total ranking includes 7 colleges. Within the complete list tuition and fees ranges from $19,500 to $39,882 (in-state from $12,032 to $39,882). Acceptance rates range from 57.5% to 80.4%, estimated average 2016 SAT scores range from 980 to 1,140 and average salaries of graduates range from $61,000 to $70,000.

RankUniversity/CollegeLocationTuition & Fees
1Madonna UniversityLivonia, Michigan$19,500
2Oakland UniversityRochester Hills, Michigan$12,923 / $24,735
3Rochester CollegeRochester Hills, Michigan$21,662
4Wayne State UniversityDetroit, Michigan$13,278 / $28,590
5University of Detroit MercyDetroit, Michigan$39,882
6University of Michigan - DearbornDearborn, Michigan$12,032 / $24,272
7Marygrove CollegeDetroit, Michigan$22,064

Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students Methodology Overview

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 non-traditional students 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 Non-Traditional Students Methodology for more information.

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