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General Education Schools in Michigan

In 2018-2019, 722 students earned their Education degrees in MI.

In terms of popularity, General Education is the 43rd most popular major in the state out of a total 319 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Michigan

Education majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 407
Master’s Degree 292
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 19
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 19
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 19
Associate’s Degree 3
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1

Gender Distribution

In Michigan, a education major is more popular with women than with men.

General Education Majors in MI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of education majors in Michigan is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.2%
  • Black or African American: 4.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.4%
  • White: 80.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.7%
  • Other Races: 3.6%
General Education Majors in MI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in Michigan

1,130 people in the state and 60,930 in the nation are employed in jobs related to education.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. MI

Wages for General Education Jobs in Michigan

In this state, education grads earn an average of $76,650. Nationwide, they make an average of $73,680.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 20 colleges in Michigan that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

270 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
24,677 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,019. The average student takes 4.58 years to complete their degree at GVSU. 67% of the teachers are full time.

189 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
50,351 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. The student loan default rate of 3.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the students who attend this school, 66% get financial aid.

128 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
46,716 Total Students

A typical student attending U of Michigan will pay a net price of $16,010. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. The student loan default rate of 1.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
9,460 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,208. Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
7,532 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.88 years to graduate. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,352. 54% of the teachers are full time.

#6

Calvin University

Grand Rapids
19 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
3,732 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $25,017. It takes the average student 4.22 years to graduate. 100% of the teachers are full time.

#7

Aquinas College Michigan

Grand Rapids
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
1,758 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. This private school has an average net price of $17,401. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#8

Alma College

Alma
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
1,433 Total Students

12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,000 after earning their degree at this institution. The 5.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
19,123 Total Students

98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, Eastern Michigan grads earn an average salary of $32,000.

#9

Baker College

Flint
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
14% Graduation Rate
9,332 Total Students

97% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.97 years to complete their degree at Baker College. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

General Education Careers in MI

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title MI Job Growth MI Median Salary
Education Professors 13% $72,650

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to education.

Major Annual Graduates in MI
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,486
Teacher Education Subject Specific 1,354
Educational Administration 860
Special Education 654
Curriculum & Instruction 315
Instructional Media Design 228
Student Counseling 207
Teaching English or French 125

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