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So you're from Jackson, MI?

Fortunately for you, Jackson, MI offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Jackson College and University Demographics

There are 89 degree and certificate programs in disciplines such as computer and information systems security/information assurance, medical/clinical assistant and marketing/marketing management, general offered at Jackson's 2 colleges and universities for you to choose from.

Jackson Community College is the top-ranked school in Jackson. It was ranked 87th in the nation in 2010. Jackson Community College has a student population of approximately 7,729. Amongst students at Jackson Community College, the most popular area of study is Automotive.

Tuition

Jackson schools charge an average tuition of $5,190 per year. Baker College of Jackson charges students $7,380 per year in tuition, which is the highest tuition rate in Jackson. Jackson Community College has the lowest tuition rate at $3,000 per year.

Financial Aid

Jackson college students received $14,005,930 in grants, loans, and scholarships in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships accounted for $13,830,359 of the total. The school giving the most institutional grants and scholarships in Jackson was Jackson Community College, which gave students $7,644,176 in institutional financial aid.

Jackson Student Demographics

Jackson schools had an enrollment of 10,161 students in 2010. This is 1% of the total number of Michigan college students. Jackson Community College, with 7,729 students, had the highest number of students in Jackson, while Baker College of Jackson, with only 2,432 students, had the lowest number.

Graduation and Retention Rates

The retention rate for Jackson colleges and universities, which is the percent of students who return to college after their first year, is about 51%. For every 100 students who enroll in Jackson schools, 16 eventually graduate. The Jackson college with the highest graduation rate is Baker College of Jackson, which has a graduation rate of 21%. The Jackson college with the lowest graduation rate is Jackson Community College, which has a graduation rate of 10%.

Diversity

The ratio of female to male students enrolled in Jackson schools is 64 to 36. 47% of Jackson college students are older than 24 years. For every 100 Jackson college students, 17 students identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background in 2009. Jackson Community College, with 18% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background, had the highest percentage of ethnically diverse students in Jackson.

Jackson Faculty Demographics

In 2010, Jackson colleges and universities employed a total of 300 faculty. The ratio of female to male faculty was [Female Faculty Ratio] to [Male Faculty Ratio] for Jackson schools. And 36% of faculty were from ethnically diverse backgrounds.

In 2009, Jackson colleges and universities had on average of 1 faculty for every 41 students. Irene's Myomassology Institute had 1 faculty for every 1 student. This was the highest faculty to student ratio for schools in Jackson.

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We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Jackson, MI to help you find the right study subject
that fits your interest!

Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 1,900 $22,590 $25,000 -35.4%
2
Office Clerks, General 1,380 $27,210 $28,240 -5.5%
3
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 1,080 $25,930 $25,140
4
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 1,000 $54,620 $54,330 51.5%
5
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 660 $32,230 $32,000 -25.8%
6
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 640 $32,280 $35,340 -28.1%
7
Home Health Aides 630 $18,950 $21,760 23.5%
8
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 480 $37,270 $39,890 -23.8%
9
General and Operations Managers 460 $103,130 $113,100 -8.0%
10
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 380 $56,740 $56,690 850.0%
11
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 360 $45,080 $41,360 63.6%
12
Billing and Posting Clerks 360 $29,970 $33,270 100.0%
13
Cooks, Fast Food 340 $17,860 $18,540 -71.2%
14
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 340 $46,060 $50,770 -33.3%
15
Cooks, Restaurant 310 $21,600 $23,260 24.0%
16
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 310 $42,360 $45,860 -20.5%
17
Accountants and Auditors 280 $64,760 $68,960 -12.5%
18
Electrical Engineers 270 $71,550 $87,770
19
Civil Engineers 240 $84,750 $82,280 500.0%
20
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 230 $42,440 $38,200 -36.1%
21
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 220 $47,950 $55,620 0.0%
22
Medical Assistants 220 $31,550 $29,760 37.5%
23
Medical and Health Services Managers 200 $66,690 $93,670 150.0%
24
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 200 $51,450 $43,850 5.3%
25
Pharmacy Technicians 200 $28,060 $29,330 17.6%
26
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 170 $23,100 $26,510 -10.5%
27
Security Guards 170 $23,130 $26,870 -51.4%
28
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 170 $25,540 $24,180 -5.6%
29
Social and Human Service Assistants 170 $32,500 $30,100 0.0%
30
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 150 $60,090 $50,360 15.4%
31
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 150 $50,900 $54,880
32
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 140 $65,880 $62,260 0.0%
33
Architectural and Engineering Managers 140 $114,400 $125,900 40.0%
34
Construction Laborers 140 $34,980 $33,590 -46.2%
35
Industrial Production Managers 140 $95,160 $95,660 -22.2%
36
Management Analysts 130 $83,600 $87,260
37
Dental Assistants 130 $33,460 $34,140 -38.1%
38
Managers, All Other 130 $98,160 $102,160 44.4%
39
Chief Executives 120 $150,980 $173,350 -53.8%
40
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 120 $76,300 $89,990
41
Carpenters 120 $45,200 $43,890 -36.8%
42
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 120 $32,330 $29,200
43
Lawyers 120 $83,750 $129,440 20.0%
44
Financial Specialists, All Other 120 $52,370 $66,920 71.4%
45
Dental Hygienists 110 $55,500 $68,680 -15.4%
46
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 110 $184,160 $180,870
47
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 110 $32,480 $36,170
48
Sales Managers 100 $99,150 $114,110 -16.7%
49
Electricians 100 $47,690 $51,810 -61.5%
50
Cost Estimators 100 $52,510 $62,060 25.0%