Welcome to 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 in awards 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, YMCA membership and more.

New Bay College President

The Bay College Board of Trustees selected Dr. Nerita Hughes as the College’s sixth President.

Events on Campus

Swing for Scholarships Golf Outing

Join the Bay College Foundation, Alumni and Norse Athletics for the 32nd Swing for Scholarships golf outing on Thursday, July 20, 2023 at the Escanaba Country Club.


Michigan Reconnect

Michigan Reconnect is a scholarship program that pays for you to attend your local community college tuition-free.

Choose Your Pathway


Applied Technology

Gain real world, hands-on experience training for a career in advanced manufacturing, municipalities, and environmental operations.

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Art and Communication

Explore your creativity and express yourself through visual arts, photography, video, graphic design, literature, and writing.



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 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 science, tech, engineering, and math careers.

Invest in Education

Be the one to impact 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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