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Geography & Cartography Schools in Michigan

171 Geography students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Geography & Cartography is the 127th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Geography & Cartography Majors in Michigan

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 116
Master’s Degree 31
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 13
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 4
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Geography & Cartography Majors in MI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.2%
  • Black or African American: 2.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.7%
  • White: 76.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.8%
  • Other Races: 6.4%
Geography & Cartography Majors in MI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Geography & Cartography Grads in Michigan

6,520 people in the state and 479,240 in the nation are employed in jobs related to geography.

Geography & Cartography Jobs Nationwide vs. MI

Wages for Geography & Cartography Jobs in Michigan

In this state, geography grads earn an average of $84,300. Nationwide, they make an average of $80,530.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 16 colleges in Michigan that offer geography degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
22,562 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,300 a year. The student loan default rate is 7.00% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 63%.

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

The student loan default rate is 3.40% which is lower than average. In their early career, Michigan State grads earn an average salary of $41,600. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 88% are considered full time.

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

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,394. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 98% are considered full time.

#4

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant
20 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
21,622 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 72% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $34,100 after graduation. 95% of students get financical aid.

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

The 3.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it.

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

96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.87 years to complete their degree at UM Dearborn. The student loan default rate of 5.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#7

Saginaw Valley State University

University Center
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
8,515 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 55% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. The average student takes 4.91 years to complete their degree at Saginaw Valley State University.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
7,172 Total Students

In their early career, Michigan Tech grads earn an average salary of $55,200. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.80%.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
7,595 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,500 after earning their degree at this institution. It takes the average student 4.65 years to graduate. This public school has an average net price of $14,690.

#10

Aquinas College Michigan

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

The student loan default rate is 3.40% which is lower than average. In their early career, Aquinas College Michigan grads earn an average salary of $31,000. This private institution charges an average net price of $17,401.

#10

Calvin University

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

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. This private institution charges an average net price of $25,017. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.

Geography & Cartography Careers in MI

Some of the careers geography majors go into include:

Job Title MI Job Growth MI Median Salary
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 18% $59,230
Managers 7% $95,390
Geography Professors 6% $80,080

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

Major Annual Graduates in MI
Economics 1,360
Political Science & Government 1,001
Sociology 597
Anthropology 288
General Social Sciences 238
International Relations & Security 201
Criminology 112
Other Social Sciences 83

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