Welcome to Bay College

A big-time, small community college in Michigan


Why Choose Bay College?

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Affordable tuition rates, free textbook options, financial aid, grants, work study opportunities, Michigan Reconnect, and 300+ scholarships available totaling over $500,000 annually.

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Two campuses located in Escanaba and Iron Mountain, Michigan with clinical sites throughout the upper peninsula and beyond. Free parking, student housing and internship opportunities are available.

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Over 90 career paths which include career certificates, associate degrees, workforce training, and transfer programs. Take advantage of free tutoring, student food pantry, and YMCA membership.

Michigan Reconnect

A scholarship program that pays for you to attend your local community college tuition-free!


Student Profile

The decison to join the Bay College Norse and pursue a degree in education has close family ties for student Jacquez Overstreet.


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Choose Your Pathway


Applied Technology

Gain real world, hands-on experience using technology for a career in industrial, municipal and environmental operations.

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Art and Communication

Explore your creativity and express yourself through photography, video, design, literature, language, and theater.



Explore the many areas of the business world focusing on accounting, economics, entrepreneurship, selling, marketing, and management.

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Computer and IT

Optimize computer networks, secure data, manage information and develop cutting-edge apps in this ever-changing, opportunity rich field.

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Criminal Justice and Law

Protect and serve your local community, state, nation and the world so that everyone can live in a safe and secure environment.

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Health Care

Focus on improving health, enhancing quality of life, patient care and saving lives in this high demand, fast growing job market.

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Human Service/Education

Develop your passion for people in careers dedicated to helping those in need, educating future generations and advancing communities.

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Research, analyze, innovate, design, and advance technology to shape the future in high demand, high paying STEM careers.

Invest in Education

The Bay College Foundation provides opportunities for individuals, families, businesses, organizations and foundations alike to support higher education, scholarships, arts, and athletics via private funding.


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