Michigan contains fifteen schools that offer hospitality programs. Grand Valley State University, the highest-ranking hospitality school in MI, has a total student population of 24,408 and is the 159th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 15 hospitality schools in Michigan, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Metro Detroit Campus comes out as the most expensive ($26,398/yr), with Henry Ford Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,614/yr.
Hospitality students from Michigan schools who go on to become hospitality managers, caterers, event planners, wedding planners, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 334,310 people working as hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $19,190. Also, Food preparation and serving related employees make on average $20,880 per year and there are about 11,218,260 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Michigan alone, there are 341,550 employed food preparation and serving related employees earning an average yearly salary of $20,540. Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop in this state earn $19,020/yr and there are 10,360 employed.
Also, within the hospitality schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from hospitality, 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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