Baker College 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees


Base Tuition: The tuition charge per semester hour of credit is based on the following schedule.  Tuition is subject to change at the beginning of any semester.

Base Tuition Charges
Undergraduate Courses $435 per credit hour
Master's Degree Courses $695 per credit hour
Doctoral Degree Courses
$915 per credit hour

Premium Tuition Charges: The following premium charges are added to the base tuition

  Lower Level Courses
Premium Charge per Credit Hour
Upper Level Courses
Premium Charge per Credit Hour
Most Undergraduate Courses $0 $20
Automotive Services Technology (AST) Courses $40 n/a
Culinary Arts (BAK, CUL, FBM) Courses $215 n/a
Diesel Service Technology (DSL) Courses $110 n/a
Health Science (CAS, DMS, HIT, HSC, MA, MLT, NUR, OCC, OTA, PTA, RAD, RDT, SUR, SCI, VAS, VET) Courses $20 $100
Welding (WELD) Courses $40 n/a

Note: Lower level courses are 1000-2999 courses (i.e. BUS 2910) and upper level courses are 3000-4999 courses (i.e. BUS 3050)


Baker College offers special tuition rates for active duty service members

Active Duty Service Members
ArmyIgnited Program, Active Military, and Guard & Reserve
$250 per credit hour
Graduate (Masters Level)
ArmyIgnited Program, Active Military, and Guard & Reserve
$370 per credit hour

To ensure that all active-duty and service members are charged the military tuition rate a copy of a current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES) that lists the Estimated Time of Separation (ETS) is required. The LES can be submitted by email to and should be submitted anytime there is a change to a separation date. Students may redact sensitive financial information from the LES prior to submitting.

Note: Tuition Assistance (TA) is only authorized for tuition charges up to $250 per semester credit hour. TA does not cover fees, such as the technology fee and premium tuition rates, or book/supplies.


Technology Fee
Charged to all registered students.
Only refundable for students who drop all classes during the first week of the semester.
$125 per semester
Undergraduate application fee (payable with application) $30
Graduate application fee (payable with application) $35

Undergraduate and graduate late fee
Applied to accounts not paid by the published due date each semester (se
e Important Dates & Information for due dates)

Undergraduate/graduate NSF return fee
Per item returned by the bank.
Payment plan fee $35
Background check fee Varies
Fingerprinting fee Varies
Immunization fee Varies
PSB - Health Occupations Aptitude Exam Varies


Charges for Non Traditional Credit
Waiver test credit
No additional charges for credits earned.
Articulation credit No Charge
Experiential Credit (per each course portfolio submission)
  • Students are also required to complete the Experiential Learning Portfolio module prior to submitting a course portfolio
  • Experiential credit fees are not financial aid eligible​
Independent study credit (per credit hour) $435 (premium rates may apply)


In addition to tuition and fees, students will have expenses for books and supplies.  Some programs require additional items such as uniforms, kits, and program-specific supplies.  For detailed information about these additional expenses, please contact the Admissions or OneStop Office.

Returning students with questions regarding a book credit click here: Books & Supplies Information


Student housing is available at our Cadillac, Muskegon, Owosso, and Port Huron campuses.  The rate for all housing options is $2,300 per semester; however, the rate may vary based on occupancy.  Contact the OneStop or Housing Departments for details.  A non-refundable Residence Hall Application Fee of $50 is required of all new students and due when the Residence Hall Application is submitted.  A non-refundable $100 pre-payment is required for each semester a student returns to housing and is due when the Intent to Return Housing Application, found at, is submitted.  The $100.00 returning student pre-payment is applied toward housing costs each semester it is paid.

Estimated food costs are an additional $1,000 per semester.  If for any reason a student leaves during a semester, there will be no refund of room fees for that semester. The room charge will be forfeited if a student is dismissed from the residence hall during a semester. Any damages to the room, its contents, or residence hall commons area will be charged to the student’s account upon termination of the residence licensing agreement. Special reduced-occupancy rooms may be available at higher rates. Contact the campus housing office for more information.

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