Michigan contains 36 schools that offer information technology programs. Michigan Technological University, the highest-ranking information technology school in MI, has a total student population of 7,136 and is the 158th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 36 information technology schools in Michigan, 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), with Alpena Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,805/yr.
Information Technology students from Michigan schools who go on to become information technologists, information assurance specialists, computer and information scientists, information systems security analysts, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 212,090 people working as all other information and record clerks alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $36,300. Also, Computer and information scientists, research make on average $105,370 per year and there are about 26,130 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Michigan alone, there are 200 employed computer and information scientists, research earning an average yearly salary of $93,000. All other information and record clerks in this state earn $32,900/yr and there are 5,330 employed.
Also, within the information technology schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from information technology, 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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