Dearborn Heights, MI (population: 49,619) has twelve hospitality schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Michigan State University, the highest ranked school in this group with a hospitality program, has a total student population of 47,071. It is the 45th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state . To learn more about hospitality programs in Dearborn Heights, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of hospitality professors at Michigan State University such as Carl Borchgrevink, and Ronald Cichy.
Hospitality students from Dearborn Heights 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 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn Metropolitan area alone, there are 60,130 employed food preparation and serving related employees earning an average salary of $21,180. Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop in this area earn $19,940/yr and there are 1,270 employed.
Dearborn Heights lies in Wayne county, which is one of the 62 counties in Michigan. Overall, the Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn Metropolitan area has 705,820 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $22.55/hr average worker wage, and a $46,900 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.806 out of every 1000 jobs in Dearborn Heights are held by hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop, and 85.192/1000 are held by food preparation and serving related employees.
Of the 12 hospitality schools with a 100-mile radius of Dearborn Heights, 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) for hospitality students, with Henry Ford Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,614/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dearborn Heights|
|Farmington Hills||MI||78,114||1||0.013626||0||12.4 miles|
|Madison Heights||MI||-||2||27.3656||17||13.7 miles|
|Royal Oak||MI||56,742||1||28.1635||4||13.9 miles|
|Bloomfield Township||MI||41,179||0||-||0||17.3 miles|
|West Bloomfield Township||MI||71,474||0||-||0||17.5 miles|
|Sterling Heights||MI||127,075||1||28.9156||3||21.2 miles|
|Saint Clair Shores||MI||59,971||1||11.5792||3||22.3 miles|
|Ann Arbor||MI||113,880||5||27.5859||183||23.8 miles|
|Rochester Hills||MI||68,883||1||23.9536||51||24.2 miles|
|Auburn Hills||MI||-||2||5.8467||61||24.8 miles|
|Clinton Township||MI||-||2||7.68254||63||25.2 miles|
|Port Huron||MI||-||5||17.4204||129||61.8 miles|
|Spring Arbor||MI||-||1||60.8655||91||66.2 miles|
|East Lansing||MI||45,575||2||19.4594||4||67.9 miles|