Michigan contains six schools that offer forensic science programs. Madonna University, the highest-ranking forensic science school in MI, has a total student population of 4,211 and is the 365th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 forensic science schools in Michigan, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Western Michigan University comes out as the most expensive ($15,285/yr), with Mott Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,257/yr.
Forensic Science students from Michigan schools who go on to become forensic science technicians, forensics specialists, crime scene forensics specialists, forensic scientists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 12,870 people working as forensic science technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $55,070. Also, Biological scientists make on average $69,430 per year and there are about 29,630 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Michigan alone, there are 460 employed biological scientists earning an average yearly salary of $63,450. Forensic science technicians in this state earn $56,300/yr and there are 180 employed.
Also, within the forensic science schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from forensic 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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