Michigan contains 25 schools that offer educational counseling programs. Grand Valley State University, the highest-ranking educational counseling school in MI, has a total student population of 24,408 and is the 159th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 25 educational counseling schools in Michigan, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Detroit Mercy comes out as the most expensive ($18,085/yr), with Gogebic Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,503/yr.
Educational Counseling students from Michigan schools who go on to become educational counselors, career counselors, higher education specialists, school counselors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 98,330 people working as clinical, counseling, and school psychologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $72,310. Also, Mental health counselors make on average $41,710 per year and there are about 106,920 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Michigan alone, there are 2,040 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $46,620. Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in this state earn $77,060/yr and there are 3,060 employed.
Also, within the educational counseling schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from educational counseling, 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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