Michigan contains five schools that offer landscaping programs. Michigan Career and Technical Institute, the highest-ranking landscaping school in MI, has a total student population of 224 and is the 699th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 landscaping schools in Michigan, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northwestern Michigan College comes out as the most expensive ($8,627/yr), with Michigan Career and Technical Institute as the lowest recorded at only $3,012/yr.
Landscaping students from Michigan schools who go on to become landscapers, landscape architects, landscape designers, landscape supervisors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 859,960 people working as landscaping and groundskeeping workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $25,340. Also, Grounds maintenance workers make on average $28,400 per year and there are about 12,840 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Michigan alone, there are 690 employed grounds maintenance workers earning an average yearly salary of $31,270. Landscaping and groundskeeping workers in this state earn $24,550/yr and there are 22,700 employed.
Also, within the landscaping schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from landscaping, 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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