Grand Rapids, MI (population: 193,337) has one cisco school within its city limits. Grand Rapids Community College has a total student population of 16,944. It is the 5196th highest ranked school in the USA and the 118th highest in the state of Michigan (#1 is Kalamazoo College).
Cisco students from Grand Rapids schools who go on to become cisco specialists, cisco technology specialists, cisco certified professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 226,080 people working as network systems and data communications analysts alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $76,560. Also, Network and computer systems administrators make on average $70,930 per year and there are about 338,890 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Grand Rapids-Wyoming area alone, there are 760 employed network and computer systems administrators earning an average salary of $60,620. Network systems and data communications analysts in this area earn $71,530/yr and there are 410 employed.
Grand Rapids lies in Kent county, which is one of the 62 counties in Michigan. Overall, the Grand Rapids-Wyoming area has 364,520 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $19.57/hr average worker wage, and a $40,710 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.124 out of every 1000 jobs in Grand Rapids are held by network systems and data communications analysts, and 2.084/1000 are held by network and computer systems administrators.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Grand Rapids Community College ends up costing a student $5,273/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Grand Rapids|
|Battle Creek||MI||51,817||3||15.2077||137||50.6 miles|
|East Lansing||MI||45,575||2||19.4594||4||61.7 miles|
|Spring Arbor||MI||-||1||60.8655||91||76.9 miles|
|Notre Dame||IN||-||1||49.129||10||91.8 miles|
|South Bend||IN||103,173||4||21.2634||164||93.9 miles|
|University Center||MI||-||2||19.8891||261||94.1 miles|