Baker College, Royal Oak
Baker College, Michigan’s largest, private not-for-profit college and the top private transfer school in the state, has announced its new, state-of-the-art metro Detroit campus is coming to downtown Royal Oak. The announcement was made by Baker College President, Dr. Bart Daig.
The planned 86,000-square-foot, seven-story Baker College Royal Oak campus will be located at 420 S. Lafayette Ave., at the intersection of S. Lafayette and 5th Avenue. The new location – which will be designed to accommodate approximately 1,500 undergraduate and graduate students – will incorporate flexible and connected classrooms, laboratories and interactive, collaborative study and gathering spaces for students, faculty and employees. The site also will include on-site parking. The $51 million project recently broke-ground, with students scheduled to arrive on-campus for the start of the 2022 academic year.