If you are going to college in the fall or just graduated you know about student debt, but do you know which schools in Michigan have the most student debt? If you are thinking it must be a private school, yes some on the list are, but you will also see a few public colleges on the list.

Below is the list of schools, ranking from 10 to 1 with #1 having the most student debt. If you notice colleges 4 - 1 are private schools, but Ferris State is the only public school to make the top 5, to see the rest of the college's student debt, MLive has it here.

  • 10. Central Michigan Univ. - Avg Student debt - $33,480
  • 9. Univ. of Detroit-Mercy - Avg Student debt - $33,631
  • 8. Hope College - Avg. Student debt - $33,969
  • 7. Michigan Tech - Avg. Student debt - $34,942
  • 6. Western Michigan Univ - Avg. Student debt - $35,454
  • 5. Ferris State - Avg. Student debt - $35,710
  • 4. Alma College - Avg. Student debt - $36,046. 83% of graduates left with debt.
  • 3. Andrews University - Avg. Student debt - $36,046. 65% graduates left w/ debt.
  • 2. Albion College - Avg. Student debt - $38,356. 68% left with debt.
  • 1. Lawrence Tech. University - Avg. Student debt - $40,976. 69% left with debt.

If you notice colleges 4 - 1 are private schools, but Ferris State is the only public school to make the top 5, to see the rest of the college's student debt, MLive has it here.