Michigan contains 36 schools that offer respiratory therapy programs. Grand Valley State University, the highest-ranking respiratory therapy school in MI, has a total student population of 24,408 and is the 159th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 36 respiratory therapy schools in Michigan, only 10 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Metro Detroit Campus comes out as the most expensive ($26,398/yr), with Monroe County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,790/yr.
Respiratory Therapy students from Michigan schools who go on to become respiratory therapists, respiratory care specialists, respiratory care practitioners, certified respiratory therapists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 107,270 people working as respiratory therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $54,200.
Also, within the respiratory therapy schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from respiratory therapy, 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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