Michigan contains 21 schools that offer medical technologist programs. Michigan Technological University, the highest-ranking medical technologist school in MI, has a total student population of 7,136 and is the 158th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 21 medical technologist schools in Michigan, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Grand Valley State University comes out as the most expensive ($15,934/yr), with Alpena Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,805/yr.
Medical Technologist students from Michigan schools who go on to become medical technologists, medical informatics specialists, medical technicians, health information technologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 166,860 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $55,620. Also, Medical and clinical laboratory technicians make on average $37,860 per year and there are about 152,420 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Michigan alone, there are 5,340 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $33,990. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $53,060/yr and there are 6,410 employed.
Also, within the medical technologist schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medical technologist, 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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