Michigan contains thirteen schools that offer industrial design programs. University of Michigan-Dearborn, the highest-ranking industrial design school in MI, has a total student population of 8,379 and is the 270th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 industrial design schools in Michigan, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College for Creative Studies comes out as the most expensive ($28,628/yr), with Michigan Career and Technical Institute as the lowest recorded at only $3,012/yr.
Industrial Design students from Michigan schools who go on to become industrial designers, commercial designers, architecture designers, designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 65,460 people working as industrial engineering technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $49,030. Also, Graphic designers make on average $47,820 per year and there are about 200,870 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Michigan alone, there are 5,050 employed graphic designers earning an average yearly salary of $42,980. Industrial engineering technicians in this state earn $47,290/yr and there are 5,690 employed.
Also, within the industrial design schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from industrial design, 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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