From the first steps of preschool, to the last steps toward your doctorate degree, southwest Michigan offers some of the finest education opportunities in the country.

Seven area colleges and universities, with close proximity to many other reputable colleges and universities, including, Notre Dame University, enroll a total of over 110,000 students.

Need job training for yourself or employees? Southwest Michigan has you covered. With many opportune locations to further your education, knowledge is always just around the corner.

With award winning public and private schools, there is a great education for any and every age.


robotics_team62.jpgRobotics Team partnering with Lake Michigan College

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Colleges within 60 miles of Niles


Southwestern Michigan College- Niles Campus                                3.4


Lake Michigan College- Bertrand Crossing Campus                          4.3


Brown Mackie College                                                                   7


Holy Cross College                                                                       7.6


St. Mary's                                                                                    7.6


ITT Technical Institute                                                                    7.6


University of Notre Dame                                                                9


Andrew's University                                                                       9.2


Indiana University South Bend                                                        10


Bethel College                                                                              10


Ivy Tech Community College                                                           10.9


Southwestern Michigan College                                                       12.8


Western Michigan University- Southwest                                           20


Western Michigan University                                                            58




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