Michigan Career and Technical Institute
Plainwell, MI 49080-9254


Type Less than 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Quarter
Total enrollment 224
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Students with disability 98%
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 350 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Michigan Career and Technical Institute has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Michigan Career and Technical Institute charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $9,892 and in-state students paid $6,816.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $10,507
In State Tuition
National Average = $4,091
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $10,733
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of Michigan Career and Technical Institute's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 28% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,231 (which is 0.6% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Michigan Career and Technical Institute in 2016-2017, was 0, which is -- of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was -- (which is 100% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,257
Federal Loan
National Average = $6,628
Financial aid
National Average = 80%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Michigan Career and Technical Institute has enrolled a total of 224 students (224 students full-time and 0 on a part-time basis). The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 78% men and 22% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 83%

Black/African American: 9%

Two or more races: 8%

Asian: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Hispanic: 0%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%


Listed below are the 9 largest majors offered at Michigan Career and Technical Institute.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 16% 156
Personal And Culinary Services 10% 98
Construction Trades 9% 84
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 8% 80
Precision Production 8% 74
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 6% 60
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences 5% 46
Communications Technologies/technicians And Support Services 3% 30
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 2% 18

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 75%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Michigan Career and Technical Institute full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $25,419

The typical median income of Michigan Career and Technical Institute graduates 6 years after enrollment is $12,100. Last year, out of the total 227 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 168 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 283 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 175 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $12,100 $20,800
Employment Rate 74% 62%
Total Graduates 227 283

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby less than 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Michigan Career and Technical Institute.

Four County Career Center
95.7 mile away