Mission Statement

Bay College is a community of higher learning that promotes student and regional success.

Vision Statement

The vision of Bay College is to be a leader in lifelong learning that empowers students and engages communities.


  • Student Focus
  • Quality Commitment
  • Collective Accountability
  • Collegial Relationships
  • Community Engagement
  • College Vitality
  • Data Informed
  • Diversity


Bay de Noc Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association

Bay College is Your Community College. The experienced faculty, staff and administrative team at Bay College are all committed to individual success and the growth of our served communities. Bay College is a great place to get an education, update your job skills and enrich your life! Bay strives to make a difference in your life; it is our greatest reward. We invite you to campus anytime to visit, explore areas of study, training, learning and enrichment opportunities. Just click, call or come in!

50 Years of Opportunities & Dreams.Bay College is celebrating 50 Years of Success in 2012-13. On November 6, 1962, a millage was passed, as well as a board of 7 trustees, to develop the dream and opportunity of bringing higher education to Delta County residents. The College and Community will be celebrating the past and future - look for upcoming events and plans.

Bay Alumni - 10,000+ StrongBay College awards degrees and certificates to over 500 students annually. Bay invites you to stay involved with your community college and be part of the thousands of proud and successful Bay Alumni. If you have completed 4 credits or more, you are a Bay College Alumni! The College and Alumni Association invites you to stay in touch and get involved!

Investing in Education. The Bay College Foundation provides opportunities for individuals, families, friends, businesses, organizations and foundations alike to help advance education and student success via private funding. Consider creating a scholarship or sponsoring an event. Gifts today and into the future opens opportunities not available without your added support.
Bay College Main,
2001 N Lincoln Road, Escanaba, MI 49829
906.786.5802 Main Campus Directions