Kalamazoo, MI (population: 71,826) has one instruction school within its city limits. Western Michigan University has a total student population of 24,576. It is the 1285th highest ranked school in the USA and the 19th highest in the state of Michigan (#1 is Kalamazoo College).
Instruction students from Kalamazoo 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. In fact, in the Kalamazoo-Portage area alone, there are 90 employed nursing instructors and teachers earning an average salary of $66,620. Instructional coordinators in this area earn $56,390/yr and there are 100 employed.
Kalamazoo lies in Kalamazoo county, which is one of the 62 counties in Michigan. Overall, the Kalamazoo-Portage area has 134,190 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.9% unemployment rate, $18.50/hr average worker wage, and a $38,480 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.719 out of every 1000 jobs in Kalamazoo are held by instructional coordinators, and 0.668/1000 are held by nursing instructors and teachers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Western Michigan University ends up costing a student $15,285/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Kalamazoo|
|Battle Creek||MI||51,817||3||15.2077||137||18.5 miles|
|Grand Rapids||MI||193,337||12||26.8368||469||47.9 miles|
|Notre Dame||IN||-||1||49.129||10||51.5 miles|
|Spring Arbor||MI||-||1||60.8655||91||53.3 miles|
|South Bend||IN||103,173||4||21.2634||164||53.7 miles|
|East Lansing||MI||45,575||2||19.4594||4||65.3 miles|
|Michigan City||IN||-||1||15.3669||17||77.6 miles|
|Fort Wayne||IN||253,250||14||20.2986||342||86.2 miles|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||88.3 miles|
|Ann Arbor||MI||113,880||5||27.5859||183||95.2 miles|