Monroe, MI

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So you're from Monroe, MI?

Fortunately for you, Monroe, 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!


 

Monroe College and University Demographics

Monroe's 3 colleges and universities offer a total of 48 degree and certificate programs for you to choose from, in fields ranging from medical office management/administration to engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, other to respiratory care therapy/therapist.

The top-ranked school in Monroe is Michigan College of Beauty-Monroe, with a nationwide rank of 65th in 2010. The school has approximately 198 students. Amongst students at Michigan College of Beauty-Monroe, the most popular area of study is Beauty.

Tuition

Average tuition for students at Monroe colleges and universities is $1,593 per year. Monroe County Community College charges students $2,390 per year in tuition, which is the highest tuition rate in Monroe. Monroe County Community College has the lowest tuition rate at $2,390 per year.

Financial Aid

An estimated $4,871,306 in financial aid was received by students at Monroe colleges in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships represented $4,816,111 of this aid. The highest amount of institutional grants and scholarships given to students by a local college was $2,690,174, which was given by Monroe County Community College.

Monroe Student Demographics

Monroe schools had an enrollment of 9,446 students in 2010. This is 1% of the total number of Michigan college students. Monroe County Community College, with 4,624 students, had the highest number of students in Monroe, while Michigan College of Beauty-Monroe, with only 198 students, had the lowest number.

Graduation and Retention Rates

Approximately 52% of students who enroll as first year students at Monroe schools return to complete their second year. For every 100 students who enroll in Monroe schools, 57 eventually graduate. The Monroe college with the highest graduation rate is Michigan College of Beauty-Monroe, which has a graduation rate of 80%. The Monroe college with the lowest graduation rate is Monroe County Community College, which has a graduation rate of 33%.

Diversity

The ratio of female to male students enrolled in Monroe schools is 59 to 41. 100% of Monroe college students are older than 24 years. In 2009, 14 in 100 college students in Monroe identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority. The highest percentage of diverse students in Monroe in 2009 was at Michigan College of Beauty-Monroe, which had a minority student population that was 23% of the total student population of the school.

Monroe Faculty Demographics

In 2010, Monroe colleges and universities employed a total of 994 faculty. Of these faculty members, 47% were female. 10% identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority.

In 2009, Monroe colleges and universities had on average of 1 faculty for every 13 students. Irene's Myomassology Institute had faculty to student ratio of 1 to 1, which was the highest for all schools in Monroe.

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We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Monroe, 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 1,540 $25,440 $25,000 -15.4%
2
Office Clerks, General 1,090 $29,150 $28,240
3
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 650 $54,760 $54,330 6.6%
4
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 550 $28,420 $32,000 12.2%
5
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 490 $26,280 $25,140 -25.8%
6
Registered Nurses 480 $62,980 $67,720 -2.0%
7
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 380 $38,550 $39,890 2.7%
8
Home Health Aides 370 $23,900 $21,760
9
Cooks, Restaurant 360 $20,670 $23,260
10
General and Operations Managers 340 $92,860 $113,100 -20.9%
11
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 320 $31,310 $35,340
12
Cooks, Fast Food 270 $18,350 $18,540
13
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 270 $54,830 $54,880 -15.6%
14
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 240 $45,350 $50,770 -14.3%
15
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 230 $36,970 $38,200
16
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 230 $23,800 $24,180 43.8%
17
Medical Assistants 220 $29,040 $29,760
18
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 170 $44,080 $41,360 -37.0%
19
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 170 $36,680 $45,860 -45.2%
20
Accountants and Auditors 160 $55,720 $68,960 -33.3%
21
Electricians 160 $55,350 $51,810
22
Billing and Posting Clerks 160 $33,050 $33,270 -33.3%
23
Security Guards 140 $22,410 $26,870 -60.0%
24
Mechanical Engineers 140 $76,580 $82,480
25
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 120 $60,830 $59,060
26
Pharmacy Technicians 120 $24,600 $29,330 20.0%
27
Financial Specialists, All Other 110 $42,700 $66,920 175.0%
28
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 110 $64,500 $50,360 -65.6%
29
Medical and Health Services Managers 100 $66,150 $93,670 100.0%
30
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 100 $55,600 $43,850
31
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 100 $216,600 $180,870
32
Chief Executives 90 $162,120 $173,350 50.0%
33
Physical Therapists 70 $73,380 $77,990
34
Industrial Production Managers 70 $109,320 $95,660 -12.5%
35
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 70 $52,720 $55,220 -22.2%
36
Instructional Coordinators 70 $57,580 $61,270 75.0%
37
Dental Hygienists 70 $61,500 $68,680
38
Speech-Language Pathologists 60 $63,920 $69,880 100.0%
39
Cooks, Short Order 60 $18,260 $21,030
40
Sales Managers 60 $98,120 $114,110
41
Construction Managers 60 $94,330 $94,240
42
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 60 $44,660 $44,860
43
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 60 $44,460 $42,250 -33.3%
44
Carpenters 60 $45,670 $43,890
45
Lawyers 60 $78,470 $129,440
46
Medical Secretaries 60 $28,490 $31,820
47
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 60 $55,900 $60,160 -50.0%
48
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 60 $22,320 $26,510
49
Food Service Managers 50 $38,870 $52,220 0.0%
50
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 50 $59,510 $51,550 25.0%