Michigan contains twelve schools that offer wedding planning programs. Northern Michigan University, the highest-ranking wedding planning school in MI, has a total student population of 9,428 and is the 2122nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 wedding planning schools in Michigan, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Michigan comes out as the most expensive ($36,230/yr), with Muskegon Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,311/yr.
Wedding Planning students from Michigan schools who go on to become wedding planners, event planners, wedding consultants, bridal consultants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,530 people working as meeting and convention planners alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $48,060. Also, Travel agents make on average $32,450 per year and there are about 76,990 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Michigan alone, there are 2,180 employed travel agents earning an average yearly salary of $29,910. Meeting and convention planners in this state earn $41,960/yr and there are 1,210 employed.
Also, within the wedding planning schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from wedding planning, 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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