2024-2025 College Catalog 
    Jul 20, 2024  
2024-2025 College Catalog

2024-2025 College Catalog

A Big-Time, Small Community College

Bay College is more than a place to learn, it’s a place to find yourself and your future. Learn on campus or online in smaller classes with instructors that actually get to know you. Bay College is dedicated to each student’s success providing the support you need while earning your certificate, degree, or transfer credits. You deserve big things in life. Invest in yourself at Bay College!


Two Campus Locations

Bay College offers two convenient campus locations in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula: one in Escanaba and the other in Iron Mountain. The Escanaba campus, situated near the picturesque shores of Lake Michigan, offers students the opportunity to immerse themselves in the region’s natural beauty while enjoying the modern campus amenities. Meanwhile, the Iron Mountain campus nestled in North Iron Mountain, provides easy access to the area’s bustling industries and serves as a hub for year-round outdoor activities. Whether you prefer serene lakeside vistas or the dynamic energy of an industrial town, Bay College has a campus to suit your needs. 


Accreditation & Recognition

Accredited - The Higher Learning Commission

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400

Chicago, IL 60602-2504

800-621-7440; 312-263-0456



Approved by the Michigan Department of Education

608 W Allegan

P.O. Box 30008

Lansing, MI 48909



Member of:

  • American Association of Community Colleges
  • Michigan Community College Association
  • Association of Community College Trustees
  • American Association of Collegiate Registrars & Admissions Officers


To review any of the accreditation and licensing documents please visit the Bay College Accreditation webpage: https://www.baycollege.edu/about/accreditation.php.



The catalog is effective for the 2024-2025 academic year beginning August 26, 2024. The catalog is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract. Bay de Noc Community College has made every reasonable effort to determine that everything stated in this catalog is accurate. However, the college reserves the right to change, modify, or alter without notice all fees, charges, tuition, expenses, and costs of any kind and further reserves the right to add or delete without notice any course offering or information contained in this catalog, including the rules controlling admission to, instruction in, and graduation from Bay College. Such changes become effective whenever the college deems necessary and apply not only to prospective students but also to those currently enrolled. The most up to date information is available on the college website: www.baycollege.edu.