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So you're from Battle Creek, MI?

Fortunately for you, Battle Creek, MI offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Battle Creek College and University Demographics

Battle Creek's 4 colleges and universities offer a total of 55 degree and certificate programs for you to choose from, in fields ranging from criminal justice/law enforcement administration to dental hygiene/hygienist to child development.

The top-ranked school in Battle Creek is Wright Beauty Academy, with a nationwide rank of 68th in 2010. The school has approximately 58 students. Amongst students at Wright Beauty Academy, the most popular area of study is Beauty.

Tuition

Average tuition for students at Battle Creek colleges and universities is $647 per year. The Battle Creek school charging the highest tuition rates is Kellogg Community College, which charges students $2,589 per year. The lowest tuition rate in Battle Creek is at Kellogg Community College, which charges students $2,589 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2008, students at Battle Creek colleges received an estimated $12,725,227 in financial aid. Of this aid, $12,547,223 was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships. The highest amount of institutional grants and scholarships given to students by a local college was $6,745,773, which was given by Kellogg Community College.

Battle Creek Student Demographics

In 2010, there were 6,380 students enrolled in colleges and universities in the city of Battle Creek. This is 1% of the total number of students enrolled in colleges throughout the state of Michigan. Kellogg Community College, with 5,976 students, had the highest number of students in Battle Creek, while School of Designing Arts, with only 56 students, had the lowest number.

Graduation and Retention Rates

For every 100 students who enroll in Battle Creek schools, 83 return to start their second year of college. The graduation rate for Battle Creek schools is approximately 49%. Graduation rates, however, can vary from college to college. Wright Beauty Academy has a graduation rate of 84%, while Kellogg Community College has a graduation rate of 18%.

Diversity

The ratio of female to male students enrolled in Battle Creek schools is 63 to 37. 51% of Battle Creek college students are older than 24 years. In 2009, 34% of Battle Creek college students identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority. Wright Beauty Academy had the highest percentage of diverse students in Battle Creek, with 54% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background.

Battle Creek Faculty Demographics

As of 2010, there were a total of 1,329 faculty employed by Battle Creek colleges and universities. Of these faculty members, 49% were female. 44% identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority.

In 2009, the average faculty to student ratio was 1 to 10 for colleges and universities in Battle Creek. Irene's Myomassology Institute had 1 faculty for every 1 student. This was the highest faculty to student ratio for schools in Battle Creek.

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
2 miles from location Kellogg Community College Battle Creek MI 12.6312 n/a 5,976
2 miles from location The Robert B Miller College Battle Creek MI 1.3853 n/a 290
2 miles from location Wright Beauty Academy Battle Creek MI 31.6066 n/a 58
4 miles from location School of Designing Arts Battle Creek MI 21.2837 n/a 56
 
 

Need a little help deciding on what to study?

We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Battle Creek, MI to help you find the right study subject
that fits your interest!

Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons+ 1,790 $24,680 $25,000 -19.0%
2
Office Clerks, General+ 1,680 $28,010 $28,240 63.1%
3
Registered Nurses+ 1,030 $73,660 $67,720 -15.6%
4
Home Health Aides+ 840 $20,980 $21,760 200.0%
5
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants+ 770 $27,270 $25,140 -11.5%
6
Cooks, Restaurant+ 740 $22,090 $23,260 393.3%
7
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education+ 710 $55,030 $54,330 54.3%
8
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive+ 550 $32,280 $32,000 3.8%
9
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers+ 440 $43,310 $39,890 4.8%
10
General and Operations Managers+ 410 $101,120 $113,100 -21.2%
11
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks+ 410 $33,880 $35,340 -34.9%
12
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses+ 340 $40,510 $41,360 17.2%
13
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers+ 340 $46,070 $50,770 -43.3%
14
Management Analysts+ 340 $81,000 $87,260 41.7%
15
Security Guards+ 320 $25,000 $26,870 -31.9%
16
Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other+ 280 n/a $34,190
17
Construction Laborers+ 280 $33,020 $33,590 27.3%
18
Billing and Posting Clerks+ 260 $30,970 $33,270 0.0%
19
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria+ 250 $26,360 $24,180 19.0%
20
Medical Assistants+ 240 $28,860 $29,760
21
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants+ 240 $41,010 $45,860 4.3%
22
Accountants and Auditors+ 240 $62,150 $68,960 -31.4%
23
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education+ 240 $52,790 $54,880 -27.3%
24
Industrial Engineering Technicians+ 210 $48,080 $50,540
25
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics+ 210 $33,730 $38,200 -4.5%
26
Electricians+ 210 $52,460 $51,810 -27.6%
27
Social and Human Service Assistants+ 190 $33,150 $30,100 26.7%
28
Logisticians+ 190 $69,550 $73,510
29
Child, Family, and School Social Workers+ 190 $49,320 $43,850 46.2%
30
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other+ 180 $214,030 $180,870
31
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers+ 180 $48,750 $55,620
32
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education+ 170 $24,900 $29,200 54.5%
33
Pharmacy Technicians+ 160 $29,330 $29,330 45.5%
34
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products+ 150 $59,610 $60,160 -34.8%
35
Industrial Production Managers+ 150 $91,860 $95,660 -42.3%
36
Managers, All Other+ 140 $105,230 $102,160 27.3%
37
Medical and Health Services Managers+ 130 $94,940 $93,670 -23.5%
38
Dental Assistants+ 130 $28,890 $34,140
39
Carpenters+ 120 $38,430 $43,890 -40.0%
40
Chief Executives+ 120 $135,810 $173,350 -33.3%
41
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics+ 120 $36,470 $33,300
42
Financial Managers+ 120 $106,940 $116,970 50.0%
43
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists+ 110 $22,650 $26,510
44
Architectural and Engineering Managers+ 110 $99,330 $125,900 37.5%
45
Financial Specialists, All Other+ 110 $56,860 $66,920 37.5%
46
Mechanical Engineers+ 110 $66,670 $82,480
47
Occupational Therapists+ 100 $66,210 $73,380 100.0%
48
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers+ 100 $42,140 $44,860
49
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School+ 100 $80,010 $89,990 -16.7%
50
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School+ 100 $51,260 $55,220