Battle Creek, MI (population: 51,817) has ten instruction schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Michigan State University, the highest ranked school in this group with an instruction 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 .
Instruction students from Battle Creek schools who go on to become instruction and curriculum coordinators, teachers, educators, professors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 124,480 people working as instructional coordinators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $61,270. Also, Nursing instructors and teachers make on average $65,240 per year and there are about 49,140 of them employed in the US today.
Battle Creek lies in Calhoun county, which is one of the 62 counties in Michigan. Overall, the Battle Creek area has 52,670 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.7% unemployment rate, $20.09/hr average worker wage, and a $41,780 average annual salary.
Of the 10 instruction schools with a 100-mile radius of Battle Creek, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-West Michigan Campus comes out as the most expensive ($26,289/yr) for instruction students, with Eastern Michigan University as the lowest, reported at only $12,474/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Battle Creek|
|Spring Arbor||MI||-||1||60.8655||91||35.3 miles|
|East Lansing||MI||45,575||2||19.4594||4||48.9 miles|
|Grand Rapids||MI||193,337||12||26.8368||469||50.6 miles|
|Notre Dame||IN||-||1||49.129||10||66.3 miles|
|South Bend||IN||103,173||4||21.2634||164||68.5 miles|
|Ann Arbor||MI||113,880||5||27.5859||183||76.8 miles|
|Fort Wayne||IN||253,250||14||20.2986||342||85.2 miles|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||94.1 miles|
|Michigan City||IN||-||1||15.3669||17||94.9 miles|
|Farmington Hills||MI||78,114||1||0.013626||0||95.4 miles|
|West Bloomfield Township||MI||71,474||0||-||0||96.3 miles|