Michigan contains 21 schools that offer clinical research programs. Michigan Technological University, the highest-ranking clinical research school in MI, has a total student population of 7,136 and is the 158th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 21 clinical research schools in Michigan, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Grand Valley State University comes out as the most expensive ($15,934/yr), with Alpena Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,805/yr.
Clinical Research students from Michigan schools who go on to become clinical researchers, clinical laboratory researchers, institutional research directors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 152,420 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,860. Also, Medical records and health information technicians make on average $33,880 per year and there are about 170,580 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Michigan alone, there are 4,970 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average yearly salary of $34,290. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this state earn $33,990/yr and there are 5,340 employed.
Also, within the clinical research schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from clinical research, 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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