Michigan contains eight schools that offer biotechnology programs. Michigan Technological University, the highest-ranking biotechnology school in MI, has a total student population of 7,136 and is the 158th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 biotechnology schools in Michigan, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lawrence Technological University comes out as the most expensive ($23,234/yr), with Delta College as the lowest recorded at only $7,083/yr.
Biotechnology students from Michigan schools who go on to become biotechnologists, bioengineers, biomedical engineers, biophysicists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 166,860 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $55,620. Also, Biochemists and biophysicists make on average $88,550 per year and there are about 22,860 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Michigan alone, there are employed biochemists and biophysicists earning an average yearly salary of $91,510. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $53,060/yr and there are 6,410 employed.
Also, within the biotechnology schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from biotechnology, 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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