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Schools Offering English Programs in Michigan

Around 0.7% of Michigan's graduates graduate from English degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 1,844 english professionals graduate from Michigan's 42 English schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Michigan with a English program is Michigan State University, which is located in East Lansing. In 2010, it was ranked 16th nationwide. 212 students graduated with a degree in English from Michigan State University in 2010. The tuition rate at Michigan State University was $11,152 per year.

The second-ranked school in Michigan that has a English program is Kalamazoo College. Kalamazoo College, which was ranked 27th in the country in 2010, is located in Kalamazoo. 29 students graduated with degree in English from Kalamazoo College in 2010. Kalamazoo College charged in-state students $34,417 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Michigan with a English program is Michigan Technological University, which is located in Houghton. In 2010, it was ranked 29th nationwide. Students at Michigan Technological University paid $12,017 per year in tuition fees.


If you are hoping to attend one of Michigan's English schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $13,870 per year, though tuition can range from $34,417 per year to $2,088 per year. In 2010, the English schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Michigan were:

  1. Kalamazoo College - located in Kalamazoo, students are charged $34,417 per year
  2. Albion College - located in Albion, students are charged $31,186 per year
  3. University of Detroit Mercy - located in Detroit, students are charged $30,660 per year

The English schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Michigan were:

  1. Washtenaw Community College - located in Ann Arbor, students are charged $2,088 per year
  2. Mid Michigan Community College - located in Harrison, students are charged $2,156 per year
  3. Lansing Community College - located in Lansing, students are charged $2,330 per year

An English degree from a Michigan school... what next?

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

  1. Lapeer County - 1,030 english professionals
  2. Wayne County - 1,010 english professionals
  3. Washtenaw County - 240 english professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 8,630 english professionals will be working in Michigan. This would require the number of english professional to grow by 13%.


On average, english professionals earn $51,677 per year. However, Michigan english professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $17,780 per year to more than $92,960 per year in 2010. The counties in Michigan with the highest average salary for english professionals are:

  1. Washtenaw County - $56,150 per year
  2. Clinton County - $55,805 per year
  3. Lapeer County - $54,657 per year

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

  1. Berrien County - $46,080 per year
  2. Allegan County - $47,500 per year
  3. Barry County - $47,683 per year

On average, the highest paid english professionals in Michigan were:

  1. Technical Writer - $58,110 per year
  2. Creative Writer - $50,740 per year
  3. Literacy Teacher - $46,180 per year

The english professionals with lowest average salaries in Michigan were:

  1. Creative Writer - $50,740 per year
  2. Literacy Teacher - $46,180 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Associate's Degree in English in Michigan
  • Bachelor's Degree in English in Michigan
  • Master's Degree in English in Michigan
  • Doctoral Degree in English in Michigan
  • Certificate in English in Michigan

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 1,590 $46,180 28.2%
Technical Writers 1,500 $58,110 2.0%
Writers and Authors 730 $50,740 -47.1%

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