College Rankings - Local Atmosphere in Michigan

Making the grade: A high Local Atmosphere grade indicates that the area surrounding campus is safe and scenic. Other factors include nearby attractions, proximity to other schools, and the town's attitude toward students. How exactly does CP calculate these grades?

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Grade Are You Interested? School Name Size
A+
Aquinas College - Michigan
Grand Rapids, MI
1,922
A-
Cornerstone University
Grand Rapids, MI
2,238
A-
Rochester College
Rochester Hills, MI
1,164
A-
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
27,979
B+
Calvin College
Grand Rapids, MI
3,930
B+
Davenport University
Grand Rapids, MI
8,373
B+
Hope College
Holland, MI
3,343
B+
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
37,354
B+
Northern Michigan University
Marquette, MI
8,474
B+
Northwood University - Midland
Midland, MI
3,027
B
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI
21,317
B
Kalamazoo College
Kalamazoo, MI
1,379
B
Michigan Technological University
Houghton, MI
5,611
B
Oakland University
Rochester, MI
16,190
B
University of Michigan - Dearborn
Dearborn, MI
7,328
B
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI
19,342
B
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI
19,478
B-
Alma College
Alma, MI
1,461
B-
Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, MI
21,332
B-
College for Creative Studies
Detroit, MI
1,356
B-
Lake Superior State University
Sault Ste Marie, MI
2,647
B-
Lawrence Technological University
Southfield, MI
3,065
B-
Madonna University
Livonia, MI
3,185
B-
University of Detroit Mercy
Detroit, MI
2,868
C+
Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI
18,927