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Schools and Colleges in West Michigan

West Michigan offers a tremendous array of educational options from preschool for tiny tots to professional development programs. Many of our school districts are award winning and justifiably proud of the high percentage of students who go on to higher education. In addition to public schools, we also offer parents the option of enrolling their children in numerous private and charter schools.

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More than a third of our residents also go on to post-secondary education, usually at one of our regional colleges and universities. Together, these institutions offer degree-granting, technical, and continuing education to more than 87,000 students from Michigan and around the world.

Area Colleges and Universities

Many Michigan colleges and universities allow students to complete all or part of their studies online. Such courses can generally be taken for credit as part of a degree or certificate program verifying that the student completed the course. Visit the online school directory for a complete list of schools that offer online courses.

For more information on West Michigan higher education, please click here.