Sonography in Michigan

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Schools Offering Sonography Programs in Michigan


Around 0.1% of Michigan's graduates graduate from sonography certificate programs every year. That means an estimated 181 sonographers graduate from Michigan's 13 sonography schools each year.

Top Schools

Grand Valley State University, which is located in Allendale, is the top-ranked school in Michigan that has a sonography program. It received a ranking of 29th in the country in 2010. 31 students graduated with a certificate in sonography from Grand Valley State University in 2010. Grand Valley State University charged in-state students $9,088 in tuition fees per year.

Ferris State University, which was ranked 71st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Michigan that has a sonography program. It is located in Big Rapids. In 2010, 14 students graduated from Ferris State University sonography program. The tuition rate at Ferris State University was $9,930 per year.

Siena Heights University, which was ranked 71st nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Michigan that has a sonography program. It is located in Adrian. 3 students graduated with certificate in sonography from Siena Heights University in 2010. Siena Heights University charged in-state students $19,790 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Michigan sonography school, average tuition will be $6,455 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,106 per year to $19,790 per year. The Michigan sonography schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Siena Heights University - located in Adrian, students are charged $19,790 per year
  2. Ferris State University - located in Big Rapids, students are charged $9,930 per year
  3. Grand Valley State University - located in Allendale, students are charged $9,088 per year

The following Michigan sonography schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Oakland Community College - located in Bloomfield Hills, students are charged $2,106 per year
  2. Lansing Community College - located in Lansing, students are charged $2,330 per year
  3. Delta College - located in University Center, students are charged $2,787 per year

A sonography certificate from a Michigan school... what next?

Most people who graduate from sonography school in Michigan go on to work as a sonographer. 1,800 sonographers were working in Michigan in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Michigan sonographers:

  1. Lapeer County - 470 sonographers
  2. Wayne County - 310 sonographers
  3. Barry County - 160 sonographers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of sonographers is expected to grow by 12% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,930 sonographers working in the Michigan then.

Salary

A sonographer in Michigan makes an average of $56,050 per year. However, this number is only an average. sonographers in Michigan had varying salaries from $37,720 to $74,800 per year in 2010. The following counties in Michigan have the highest average salaries for sonographers:

  1. Wayne County - $59,040 per year
  2. Barry County - $58,260 per year
  3. Lapeer County - $57,320 per year

A sonographer in the following counties in Michigan make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Alcona County - $49,420 per year
  2. Allegan County - $51,140 per year
  3. Ottawa County - $54,600 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Michigan statistics regarding a career in sonography and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as radiology technology or sonography.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Sonography in Michigan
  • Bachelor's Degree in Sonography in Michigan
  • Certificate in Sonography in Michigan

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,878 miles from location Sanford-Brown College Dearborn MI n/a n/a n/a
5,881 miles from location Oakland Community College Bloomfield Hills MI 13.5337 n/a 28,042
6,017 miles from location Grand Valley State University Allendale MI 70.8032 35% 24,408
5,948 miles from location Lansing Community College Lansing MI 16.5641 n/a 21,123
5,999 miles from location Ferris State University Big Rapids MI 29.008 35% 13,865
5,923 miles from location Delta College University Center MI 14.2836 n/a 11,354
5,938 miles from location Jackson Community College Jackson MI 12.2419 n/a 7,729
6,040 miles from location Lake Michigan College Benton Harbor MI 9.92778 n/a 4,688
5,882 miles from location Baker College of Auburn Hills Auburn Hills MI 10.7476 n/a 4,285
5,930 miles from location Baker College of Owosso Owosso MI 12.0785 n/a 3,637
6,084 miles from location Bay de Noc Community College Escanaba MI 15.597 n/a 2,742
5,917 miles from location Siena Heights University Adrian MI 23.1842 35% 2,351
5,844 miles from location Baker College of Port Huron Port Huron MI 12.4495 n/a 1,984
 

Curious what studying Sonography 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)
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Diagnostic Medical Sonographers + 1,800 $56,050 19.2%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are sonography related jobs in Michigan