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6 “Other” Colleges in Michigan  

Whether you’re a senior in high school or a “freshman” in middle school, it’s never too soon to start thinking about college. While most people know about Michigan, Michigan State and the “directional schools” (Eastern, Western and Central), there are other spectacular colleges throughout the state that you should consider. Here are 6 colleges that should be on your radar when it comes time to apply.

Northwood University
City: Midland
Enrollment: 6,437
Description: Northwood University is a specialized business school offering you more than a degree in business. With great class sizes, faculty interested in your success, and industry-specific curriculums, you will become a leader. You will work hard during your studies and develop outstanding ethics and outcomes that will propel you forward in the business world.

Ferris State University
City: Big Rapids
Enrollment: 14,707
Description: Some Ferris majors are offered at no other university in Michigan or the United States. More than 180 undergraduate and graduate majors include 2-year degrees that “ladder” into 4-year, Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees, eight master’s degrees and Doctorates of Education, Optometry and Pharmacy.

Davenport University
City: Grand Rapids
Enrollment: 12,471
Description: Davenport is ready to equip you with real-world knowledge and experience. They offer many programs in the three fields: business, technology and health. These industries are the fastest changing, fastest growing drivers of the future, with limitless potential. Davenport’s innovative approach and commitment to quality will help you get where the world is going  — and arrive ahead of the pack.

Saginaw Valley State University
City: Kochville Township
Enrollment: 10,425
Description: Saginaw Valley State is a teaching university with an emphasis on undergraduate programs. No classes are taught by teaching assistants, so professors know students by name. Learning there is powerful — and personal. Saginaw Valley students experience opportunities of self-discovery, leadership, growth and international experiences.

Baker College
City: Several Locations
Enrollment: Unknown
Description: Baker is a career college. It believes that going to college should lead you directly to a great career, and everything at Baker — from its programs to its facilities and support services — is guided by that belief. Its goal is to prepare you to graduate with all the skills, training, and education that employers in today’s world demand. 97% of our available graduates are employed today. Baker can help you become one of them.

Lawrence Tech
City: Southfield
Enrollment: 4,000
Description: Lawrence Technological University was born 80 years ago in the middle of an innovation explosion that would change the world. Today, it’s still changing the world. Since those early beginnings students and alumni have gone on to design and engineer the tools, buildings, and products that helped define their generations. And tomorrow’s LTU students will do the same.

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