2018 Best Online Colleges in Michigan

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The following schools are ranked based on affordability and academic strength to represent the best online schools for value in Michigan. Spring Arbor University Online, ranked #1, offers 44 degrees at a tuition rate of $11,583 per year, and has an academic strength score of 70%. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor has the highest academic strength score at 87% and Eastern Michigan University offers the lowest tuition at $9,840.

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Rank School Annual Tuition Academic Strength
#1 #1 Spring Arbor University Online Annual Tuition $11,583 Academic Strength 70%
#2 #2 Andrews University Annual Tuition $12,505 Academic Strength 68%
#3 #3 Eastern Michigan University Annual Tuition $9,840 Academic Strength 63%
#4 #4 Wayne State University Annual Tuition $13,311 Academic Strength 67%
#5 #5 Central Michigan University Annual Tuition $12,927 Academic Strength 64%
#6 #6 Western Michigan University Annual Tuition $13,094 Academic Strength 64%
#7 #7 University of Michigan-Flint Annual Tuition $14,377 Academic Strength 65%
#8 #8 Rochester College Annual Tuition $8,500 Academic Strength 56%
#9 #9 Northern Michigan University Annual Tuition $14,055 Academic Strength 63%
#10 #10 Northwood University-Michigan Annual Tuition $13,485 Academic Strength 62%
#11 #11 Ferris State University Annual Tuition $12,870 Academic Strength 61%
#12 #12 Michigan State University Annual Tuition $19,417 Academic Strength 68%
#13 #13 University of Michigan - Ann Arbor Annual Tuition $35,406 Academic Strength 87%
#14 #14 Siena Heights University Annual Tuition $16,950 Academic Strength 60%
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2018 Online Colleges in Michigan Ranking Details

For each school, we conducted manual research to provide prospective students with more details about the schools' online programs. Explore online degrees offered and accreditation information below.

  • Annual Tuition: $11,583
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 69%
  • Academic Strength: 70%
  • Locations: Spring Arbor

Online Bachelor's Degrees (5)

Online Master's Degrees (38)

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  • Annual Tuition: $12,505
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC and DEAC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 39%
  • Academic Strength: 68%
  • Locations: Berrien Springs

Online Associate Degrees (5)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (4)

Online Master's Degrees (7)

Online Doctoral Degrees (11)

Online Certificate Programs (10)

  • Annual Tuition: $9,840
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 75%
  • Academic Strength: 63%
  • Locations: Ypsilanti

Online Bachelor's Degrees (5)

Online Master's Degrees (18)

Online Certificate Programs (7)

  • Annual Tuition: $13,311
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 80%
  • Academic Strength: 67%
  • Locations: Detroit

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Online Master's Degrees (22)

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Online Certificate Programs (13)

  • Annual Tuition: $12,927
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 69%
  • Academic Strength: 64%
  • Locations: Mount Pleasant

Online Bachelor's Degrees (24)

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Online Master's Degrees (46)

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Online Doctoral Degrees (7)

Online Certificate Programs (25)

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  • Annual Tuition: $13,094
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 82%
  • Academic Strength: 64%
  • Locations: Kalamazoo

Online Bachelor's Degrees (8)

Online Master's Degrees (15)

Online Certificate Programs (11)

  • Annual Tuition: $14,377
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 74%
  • Academic Strength: 65%
  • Locations: Flint

Online Bachelor's Degrees (18)

Online Master's Degrees (10)

Online Doctoral Degrees (8)

Online Certificate Programs (8)

  • Annual Tuition: $14,055
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 70%
  • Academic Strength: 63%
  • Locations: Marquette

Online Associate Degrees (1)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (5)

Online Master's Degrees (13)

Online Certificate Programs (2)

  • Annual Tuition: $13,485
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 69%
  • Academic Strength: 62%
  • Locations: Midland
  • Annual Tuition: $12,870
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 78%
  • Academic Strength: 61%
  • Locations: Big Rapids

Online Bachelor's Degrees (11)

Online Master's Degrees (4)

Online Doctoral Degrees (1)

Online Certificate Programs (17)

  • Annual Tuition: $19,417
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 66%
  • Academic Strength: 68%
  • Locations: East Lansing

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Online Master's Degrees (27)

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Online Doctoral Degrees (1)

Online Certificate Programs (20)

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  • Annual Tuition: $16,950
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 77%
  • Academic Strength: 60%
  • Locations: Adrian, Jackson

Online Associate Degrees (3)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (15)

Online Master's Degrees (4)

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Comprehensive List of Accredited Online Schools in Michigan (47)

A wide variety of online degrees are available through accredited colleges in the state of Michigan. Degrees such as Central Michigan University's Master of Science in Information Systems could help jumpstart a career path in database administration, one of Michigan's most in-demand professions. University of Michigan - Flint offers a Doctor of Anesthesia Practice, one of the highest paying careers in the state. Bay Mills Community College offers associate degrees in business administration and early childhood education for only $3,040 in annual tuition. Other popular online degree programs include master's degrees in engineering, special education and healthcare administration and bachelor's degrees in business administration and workplace leadership.

At a Glance:

  • Tuition for online colleges in Michigan averages less than $20,000.
  • Almost one third of online colleges in Michigan have tuition of less than $15,000.
  • The Michigan Tuition Grant Program provides awards to to eligible undergraduate resident students to cover college tuition and fees.

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