Spring Arbor, MI has nineteen 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 Spring Arbor, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of hospitality professors at Michigan State University such as Carl Borchgrevink, and Ronald Cichy.
Hospitality students from Spring Arbor 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 Jackson area alone, there are 4,890 employed food preparation and serving related employees earning an average salary of $19,990. Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop in this area earn $17,890/yr and there are 120 employed.
Spring Arbor lies in Jackson county, which is one of the 62 counties in Michigan. Overall, the Jackson area has 53,320 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 5.8% unemployment rate, $19.10/hr average worker wage, and a $39,740 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.202 out of every 1000 jobs in Spring Arbor are held by hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop, and 91.640/1000 are held by food preparation and serving related employees.
Of the 19 hospitality schools with a 100-mile radius of Spring Arbor, only 11 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 Spring Arbor|
|Battle Creek||MI||51,817||3||15.2077||137||35.3 miles|
|East Lansing||MI||45,575||2||19.4594||4||37.2 miles|
|Ann Arbor||MI||113,880||5||27.5859||183||42.4 miles|
|Farmington Hills||MI||78,114||1||0.013626||0||63.1 miles|
|West Bloomfield Township||MI||71,474||0||-||0||65.0 miles|
|Dearborn Heights||MI||49,619||0||-||0||66.2 miles|
|Bloomfield Township||MI||41,179||0||-||0||70.5 miles|
|Royal Oak||MI||56,742||1||28.1635||4||74.7 miles|
|Auburn Hills||MI||-||2||5.8467||61||75.1 miles|
|Madison Heights||MI||-||2||27.3656||17||76.5 miles|
|Grand Rapids||MI||193,337||12||26.8368||469||76.9 miles|
|Rochester Hills||MI||68,883||1||23.9536||51||78.0 miles|