Michigan contains ten schools that offer film programs. Grand Valley State University, the highest-ranking film school in MI, has a total student population of 24,408 and is the 159th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 film schools in Michigan, only 6 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 Washtenaw Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,422/yr.
Film students from Michigan schools who go on to become filmmakers, producers, directors, film directors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 79,780 people working as producers and directors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $86,870. Also, Actors make on average $0 per year and there are about 39,880 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Michigan alone, there are 240 employed actors earning an average yearly salary of $"*". Producers and directors in this state earn $71,140/yr and there are 1,190 employed.
Also, within the film schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from film, 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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