Computer Science in Michigan

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Schools Offering Computer Science Programs in Michigan


Around 0.1% of Michigan's graduates graduate from computer science degree programs every year. Thus, Michigan's 23 computer science schools put out approximately 264 computer science professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Michigan with a computer science program is Alma College, which is located in Alma. In 2010, it was ranked 31st nationwide. In 2010, Alma College graduated 7 students from its computer science program. Alma College charged in-state students $27,580 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Michigan that has a computer science program is Central Michigan University. Central Michigan University, which was ranked 33rd in the country in 2010, is located in Mount Pleasant. In 2010, Central Michigan University graduated 18 students from its computer science program. Tuition at Central Michigan University was $9,688 per year.

The third-ranked school in Michigan with a computer science program is University of Michigan-Dearborn, which is located in Dearborn. In 2010, it was ranked 35th nationwide. In 2010, University of Michigan-Dearborn graduated 5 students from its computer science programs. Tuition at University of Michigan-Dearborn was $9,420 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Michigan's computer science schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $14,256 per year, though tuition can range from $31,186 per year to $2,156 per year. In 2010, the following Michigan computer science schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Albion College - located in Albion, students are charged $31,186 per year
  2. University of Detroit Mercy - located in Detroit, students are charged $30,660 per year
  3. Kettering University - located in Flint, students are charged $29,206 per year

The following Michigan computer science schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Mid Michigan Community College - located in Harrison, students are charged $2,156 per year
  2. Gogebic Community College - located in Ironwood, students are charged $3,340 per year
  3. Saginaw Valley State University - located in University Center, students are charged $7,308 per year

A computer science degree from a Michigan school... what next?

In Michigan, the largest numbers of computer science professional work in the following counties:

  1. Lapeer County - 2,730 computer science professionals
  2. Wayne County - 1,940 computer science professionals
  3. Clinton County - 1,080 computer science professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 10,440 computer science professionals will be working in Michigan. This would require the number of computer science professional to shrink by -6%.

Salary

On average, computer science professionals earn $75,790 per year. However, Michigan computer science professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $17,120 per year to more than $163,060 per year in 2010. Computer science professionals in the following Michigan counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Kalamazoo County - $103,220 per year
  2. Jackson County - $96,530 per year
  3. Muskegon County - $93,390 per year

The following counties in Michigan have the lowest average salaries for computer science professional:

  1. Barry County - $63,915 per year
  2. Clinton County - $65,880 per year
  3. Antrim County - $66,015 per year

On average, the highest paid computer science professionals in Michigan were:

  1. Information Systems Manager - $106,140 per year
  2. Computer Science Teacher - $85,200 per year
  3. Computer Operator - $36,030 per year

The computer science professionals with lowest average salaries in Michigan were:

  1. Computer Science Teacher - $85,200 per year
  2. Computer Operator - $36,030 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Michigan statistics regarding a career in computer science. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as information systems or information technology.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science in Michigan
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science in Michigan
  • Doctoral Degree in Computer Science in Michigan

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,963 miles from location Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant MI 66.6106 30% 27,247
6,000 miles from location Western Michigan University Kalamazoo MI 34.0778 31% 24,576
5,898 miles from location Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti MI 62.0788 31% 22,893
5,923 miles from location Saginaw Valley State University University Center MI 25.4946 33% 10,498
5,879 miles from location University of Michigan-Dearborn Dearborn MI 64.975 37% 8,379
5,906 miles from location University of Michigan-Flint Flint MI 57.7428 35% 7,773
5,906 miles from location Baker College of Flint Flint MI 8.69426 n/a 7,277
5,864 miles from location Baker College of Clinton Township Clinton Township MI 8.1289 n/a 6,455
5,906 miles from location Baker College Center for Graduate Studies Flint MI 14.6666 n/a 6,155
6,033 miles from location Baker College of Muskegon Muskegon MI 11.8393 n/a 6,132
5,875 miles from location University of Detroit Mercy Detroit MI 27.1221 30% 5,585
5,964 miles from location Mid Michigan Community College Harrison MI 6.14891 n/a 4,767
5,881 miles from location Lawrence Technological University Southfield MI 25.0067 37% 4,488
5,888 miles from location Madonna University Livonia MI 61.5051 36% 4,211
5,946 miles from location Spring Arbor University Spring Arbor MI 60.8655 24% 4,120
6,002 miles from location Calvin College Grand Rapids MI 34.2296 40% 4,092
5,930 miles from location Baker College of Owosso Owosso MI 12.0785 n/a 3,637
5,957 miles from location Lake Superior State University Sault Sainte Marie MI 21.3389 49% 2,588
5,907 miles from location Kettering University Flint MI 27.0254 20% 2,410
5,917 miles from location Siena Heights University Adrian MI 23.1842 35% 2,351
5,956 miles from location Albion College Albion MI 32.6946 31% 1,738
5,957 miles from location Alma College Alma MI 68.5081 30% 1,444
6,232 miles from location Gogebic Community College Ironwood MI 24.1512 n/a 1,162
 

Curious what studying Computer Science gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Michigan

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Computer and Information Systems Managers + 6,650 $106,140 -13.4%
2
Computer Operators + 1,990 $36,030 -43.9%
3
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 940 $85,200 -15.3%
 

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