Michigan contains three schools that offer carpentry programs. Lansing Community College, the highest-ranking carpentry school in MI, has a total student population of 21,123 and is the 4588th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 carpentry schools in Michigan, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lansing Community College comes out as the most expensive ($11,506/yr), with Bay de Noc Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,918/yr.
Carpentry students from Michigan schools who go on to become carpenters, construction managers, construction workers, construction engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 743,760 people working as carpenters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $43,640. Also, Construction laborers make on average $33,190 per year and there are about 856,440 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Michigan alone, there are 19,060 employed construction laborers earning an average yearly salary of $34,850. Carpenters in this state earn $44,160/yr and there are 15,490 employed.
Also, within the carpentry schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from carpentry, 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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