Michigan contains 81 schools that offer vocational programs. Michigan Technological University, the highest-ranking vocational school in MI, has a total student population of 7,136 and is the 158th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 81 vocational schools in Michigan, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kettering University comes out as the most expensive ($26,722/yr), with Alpena Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,805/yr.
Vocational students from Michigan schools who go on to become vocational educators, event planners, landscape architects, landscape designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 114,420 people working as vocational education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,030. Also, Middle school teachers make on average $53,550 per year and there are about 665,420 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Michigan alone, there are 16,480 employed middle school teachers earning an average yearly salary of $55,270. Vocational education teachers in this state earn $49,920/yr and there are 1,880 employed.
Also, within the vocational schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from vocational, 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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