Michigan contains 22 schools that offer environmental science programs. Michigan Technological University, the highest-ranking environmental science school in MI, has a total student population of 7,136 and is the 158th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 22 environmental science schools in Michigan, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Calvin College comes out as the most expensive ($23,575/yr), with Schoolcraft College as the lowest recorded at only $4,348/yr.
Environmental Science students from Michigan schools who go on to become environmental sciences professors, environmental engineers, environmental scientists, environmental health professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 83,530 people working as environmental scientists and specialists, including health alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $67,360. Also, Environmental engineering technicians make on average $45,730 per year and there are about 20,630 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Michigan alone, there are 550 employed environmental engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $46,190. Environmental scientists and specialists, including health in this state earn $69,180/yr and there are 1,470 employed.
Also, within the environmental science schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from environmental science, 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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