Madison Heights, MI has three travel and tourism schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Bowling Green State University-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with a travel and tourism program, has a total student population of 17,309. It is the 254th highest ranked school in the USA and the 12th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Travel and Tourism students from Madison Heights schools who go on to become travel agents, tourism agents, tourism specialists, tour guides, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 76,990 people working as travel agents alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $32,450. Also, Travel guides make on average $33,300 per year and there are about 4,270 of them employed in the US today.
Madison Heights lies in Oakland county, which is one of the 62 counties in Michigan. Overall, the Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills Metropolitan area has 1,060,520 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $22.33/hr average worker wage, and a $46,440 average annual salary.
Of the 3 travel and tourism schools with a 100-mile radius of Madison Heights, all of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bowling Green State University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($15,499/yr) for travel and tourism students, with Lorain County Community College as the lowest, reported at only $2,528/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Madison Heights|
|Royal Oak||MI||56,742||1||28.1635||4||2.8 miles|
|Sterling Heights||MI||127,075||1||28.9156||3||7.6 miles|
|Bloomfield Township||MI||41,179||0||-||0||10.6 miles|
|Saint Clair Shores||MI||59,971||1||11.5792||3||11.0 miles|
|Clinton Township||MI||-||2||7.68254||63||11.8 miles|
|Rochester Hills||MI||68,883||1||23.9536||51||13.0 miles|
|Dearborn Heights||MI||49,619||0||-||0||13.7 miles|
|Farmington Hills||MI||78,114||1||0.013626||0||14.0 miles|
|West Bloomfield Township||MI||71,474||0||-||0||15.2 miles|
|Auburn Hills||MI||-||2||5.8467||61||15.4 miles|
|Ann Arbor||MI||113,880||5||27.5859||183||35.0 miles|
|Port Huron||MI||-||5||17.4204||129||48.2 miles|
|East Lansing||MI||45,575||2||19.4594||4||72.2 miles|
|Spring Arbor||MI||-||1||60.8655||91||76.5 miles|