Michigan contains eight schools that offer software programs. Michigan Technological University, the highest-ranking software school in MI, has a total student population of 7,136 and is the 158th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 software schools in Michigan, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Swartz Creek comes out as the most expensive ($22,573/yr), with Muskegon Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,311/yr.
Software students from Michigan schools who go on to become software developers, software engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 385,200 people working as computer software engineers, systems software alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $96,620. Also, Computer programmers make on average $74,690 per year and there are about 367,880 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Michigan alone, there are 10,450 employed computer programmers earning an average yearly salary of $69,560. Computer software engineers, systems software in this state earn $82,170/yr and there are 6,740 employed.
Also, within the software schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from software, 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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