Michigan contains eleven schools that offer veterinary technician programs. Siena Heights University, the highest-ranking veterinary technician school in MI, has a total student population of 2,351 and is the 3402nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 veterinary technician schools in Michigan, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baker College of Cadillac comes out as the most expensive ($12,556/yr), with Wayne County Community College District as the lowest recorded at only $3,274/yr.
Veterinary Technician students from Michigan schools who go on to become veterinary technicians, veterinarians, veterinarian assistants, veterinary scientistss, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 79,200 people working as veterinary technologists and technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $30,580. Also, Veterinarians make on average $90,110 per year and there are about 54,130 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Michigan alone, there are 1,690 employed veterinarians earning an average yearly salary of $90,830. Veterinary technologists and technicians in this state earn $33,190/yr and there are 1,490 employed.
Also, within the veterinary technician schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from veterinary technician, 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.
Michigan Interesting Facts