Michigan contains ten schools that offer anthropology programs. Michigan Technological University, the highest-ranking anthropology school in MI, has a total student population of 7,136 and is the 158th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 anthropology schools in Michigan, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Albion College comes out as the most expensive ($20,223/yr), with Alpena Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,805/yr.
Anthropology students from Michigan schools who go on to become anthropologists, archaelogists, forensic professionals, market research analysts, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 5,570 people working as anthropologists and archeologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $57,230. Also, Forensic science technicians make on average $55,070 per year and there are about 12,870 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Michigan alone, there are 180 employed forensic science technicians earning an average yearly salary of $56,300. Anthropologists and archeologists in this state earn $55,440/yr and there are 30 employed.
Also, within the anthropology schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from anthropology, there are 6233 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,809 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,088, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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