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General Education Schools in Michigan

722 Education students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, General Education is the 4th most popular major out of a total 14 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Michigan

Education majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 407
Master’s Degree 292
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 19
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 19
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 19
Associate’s Degree 3
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1

Gender Distribution

In Michigan, a education major is more popular with women than with men.

General Education Majors in MI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of education majors in Michigan is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.2%
  • Black or African American: 4.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.4%
  • White: 80.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.7%
  • Other Races: 3.6%
General Education Majors in MI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in Michigan

1,130 people in the state and 60,930 in the nation are employed in jobs related to education.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. MI

Wages for General Education Jobs in Michigan

In this state, education grads earn an average of $76,650. Nationwide, they make an average of $73,680.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 20 colleges in Michigan that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

270 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
24,033 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. 67% of the teachers are full time.

189 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
49,809 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.39 years to graduate. 66% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,984.

128 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
48,090 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 1.10% which is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $49,800 a year. The average student takes 4.18 years to complete their degree at U-M.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
9,191 Total Students

A typical student attending UM Dearborn will pay a net price of $11,208. The student loan default rate of 5.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 66% of the teachers are full time.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
7,297 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $32,500 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.00%. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#6

Calvin University

Grand Rapids
19 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
3,570 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. It takes the average student 4.22 years to graduate. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#7

Aquinas College Michigan

Grand Rapids
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
1,600 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 45% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. The average student takes 4.62 years to complete their degree at Aquinas College Michigan.

#8

Alma College

Alma
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
1,442 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.00%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 71% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.19 years to complete their degree at Alma.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
17,784 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,394. The average student takes 4.89 years to complete their degree at Eastern Michigan. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.10%.

#9

Baker College

Owosso
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
14% Graduation Rate
7,606 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,800 a year. This private school has an average net price of $12,329. The average student takes 4.97 years to complete their degree at Baker College.

General Education Careers in MI

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title MI Job Growth MI Median Salary
Education Professors 13% $72,650

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to education.

Major Annual Graduates in MI
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,486
Teacher Education Subject Specific 1,354
Educational Administration 860
Special Education 654
Curriculum & Instruction 315
Instructional Media Design 228
Student Counseling 207
Teaching English or French 125

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