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Investment Comparison: College versus Car?

College vs. Car

U.S. Auto Loan Amounts Outpace Student Debt, But Fail to Deliver Similar Long-Term Value for Americans

Asset Values, Costs Vary Widely Over Short, Long Term

Michigan’s Independent Colleges and Universities (MICU) today released its comparison of U.S. automotive debt to student loan debt, and the results are striking.

Higher Education Access for Veterans in Michigan: Briefing May 2017

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The higher education community in Michigan is not serving veterans at the same rate as other states, with fewer veterans in Michigan enrolling in and obtaining baccalaureate and graduate degrees. Michigan’s independent, non-profit colleges and universities are working to reverse this trend.

This briefing document outlines the uptake of higher education for veterans at colleges and universities in Michigan compared to the nation.

Collaboration Across Higher Education Institutions in Michigan

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MICU collaborated with the Michigan Community College Association (MCCA) and the Michigan Association of State Universities (MASU) to collect data on collaboration agreements among higher education institutions across Michigan. The data collected focuses on students either completing or enrolled in collaboration programs resulting in a bachelor’s degree between Fall 2015 and Summer 2016. Never before has this data been collected and the results are compelling.

Greater Impact, Higher Purpose: MICU Member Economic Footprint Report

Economic Footprint Report Michigan Independent Non-Profit Colleges and Universities
For more than 150 years, Michigan’s independent colleges and universities have offered highly distinguished, effective opportunities for postsecondary learning. Our 25 not-for-profit institutions—with more than 80 campuses and satellite locations serving 104,000 students across Michigan—are nationally known and respected for their distinctive academic, cultural, and economic contributions.