Michigan contains four schools that offer library science programs. Wayne State University, the highest-ranking library science school in MI, has a total student population of 31,786 and is the 2177th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 library science schools in Michigan, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wayne State University comes out as the most expensive ($10,147/yr), with Bay de Noc Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,918/yr.
Library Science students from Michigan schools who go on to become library science professors, librarians, library scientistss, library and information science professors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 3,940 people working as library science teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,270. Also, Library technicians make on average $31,060 per year and there are about 111,390 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Michigan alone, there are 3,560 employed library technicians earning an average yearly salary of $29,840. Library science teachers in this state earn $59,710/yr and there are 140 employed.
Also, within the library science schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from library science, 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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